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fijo 1

also: feminine: fija

adjetivo

  • 1 (no movible) la estantería no se puede mover, está fija
    the shelving can't be moved, it's fixed to the wall ( o floor etc)
    asegúrate de que la escalera está bien fija
    make sure the ladder is steady
    una lámpara fija a la pared
    a lamp fixed to the wall
    tenía la mirada fija
    he was staring into space
    he had a glazed look in his eyes
    con los ojos fijos en ella
    with his eyes fixed on her
    de fijo [familiar] si te lo prometió, te lo trae de fijo
    if he promised it to you, I'm sure he'll bring it
    hoy que no preparé nada, de fijo que vienen
    I haven't prepared anything today so you can bet they'll turn up
Example sentences
  • De fijo a móvil Podría surgir más de una sorpresa.
  • Cámaras de imágenes para termografía fija y portátil.
  • Por el contrario se mantuvo fijo en el lugar.

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fijo 2

adverbio

  • [familiar]¿crees que vendrá? — fijo
    do you think she'll come? — definitely o [familiar] sure
    fijo que el fin de semana llueve
    you can bet it'll rain at the weekend
    en cuanto entre en la ducha suena el teléfono, fijo
    you can bet that as soon as I get in the shower, the phone will ring

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fijo 3

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 (teléfono)
    land line

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