Translation of modo in English:



  • 1 1.1 (manera, forma) way, manner [formal] este no es modo de hacer las cosas this is no way of going about things no lo digas de ese modo don't say it like that hay que hacerlo del siguiente modo it has to be done in the following manner a mi modo de ver to my way of thinking, in my opinion ¿qué modo de hablarle a tu abuela es ése? that's no way to speak to your grandmother modo de empleo instructions for use, directions me lo pidió de muy mal modo (AmL) she asked me (for it) very rudely o in a very rude way 1.2 (en locs) a mi/tu/su modo (in) my/your/his (own) way hazlo a tu modo do it (in) your (own) way le gusta hacer las cosas a su modo he likes to do things his (own) way a modo de, se puso una manta a modo de poncho he put a blanket round his shoulders like a poncho a modo de introducción by way of introduction de cualquier modo (de todas formas) (indep) in any case, anyway (sin cuidado) anyhow, any which way (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], , any old how (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] del mismo or de igual modo que just as, in the same way (that) de modo que (así que) (+ indic) so (para que) (+ subj) so that lo hiciste porque quisiste, de modo que ahora no te quejes you did it because you wanted to, so don't complain now ¿de modo que se van? so they're going, are they? colócalos de modo que se vean desde aquí arrange them so that they can be seen from here de ningún modo no way yo no puedo aceptarlo, de ningún modo there is no way I can accept it de todos modos anyway, anyhow no creo que lo pueda lograr, de todos modos volveré a intentarlo I don't think I can do it, but I'll have another try anyway o anyhow en cierto modo in a way ni modo (AmL exc CS) [familiar/colloquial], ¿pudieron entrar? — no, ni modo, las entradas se habían acabado did they get in? — no, no way o not a chance, it was sold out [colloquial/familiar] traté de persuadirlo para que fuera pero ni modo I tried to persuade him to go but it was no good ni modo, yo soy como soy that's tough o too bad, I am the way I am [colloquial/familiar] ni modo que (AmL exc CS) , tienes que regresar a tu casa, ni modo que te quedes aquí you have to go home, there's no way you're staying here [colloquial/familiar]
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modo de reposo

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