verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [caja/paquete] to tie; [planta] to tie le até el pelo con una cinta I tied her hair back with a ribbon ató la carne antes de meterla en el horno he tied string around the meat before putting it in the oven llevaba un pañuelo atado al cuello he was wearing a neckerchief, he was wearing a scarf (tied) round his neck 1.2 [persona] to tie … up; [caballo] to tie … up, tether; [cabra] to tether lo ataron a una silla they tied him to a chair lo ataron de pies y manos they bound him hand and foot ver tb pie1 1 2 le ataron las manos they tied his hands together ató al perro a una farola she tied the dog to a lamppost
verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
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Every year the charitable Fundación Príncipe de Asturias makes eight awards in various categories. They are presented by the Príncipe de Asturias, the heir to the Spanish throne, in the Asturian city of Oviedo. The prize includes a monetary reward of 50,000 euros and a sculpture by the Catalan artist Joan Miró. Winners have included: the writers Umberto Eco and Mario Vargas Llosa; the politicians Nelson Mandela and Yasser Arafat; the organization Médecins sans Frontières; the scientist Stephen Hawking; and the golfer Severiano Ballesteros.