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sin

Translation of sin in English:

preposition

  • 2 2.1sin + infinitivo (con significado activo)
    without -ing
    se fue sin pagar
    she left without paying
    lo mandaron a la cama sin cenar
    they sent him to bed without any dinner
    somos diez sin contarlos a ellos
    there are ten of us not counting them
    estuvo una semana entera sin hablarme
    she didn't speak to me for a whole week
    she went a whole week without speaking to me
    sigo sin entender
    I still don't understand
    la pisé sin querer
    I accidentally trod on her foot
    2.2sin + infinitivo (con significado pasivo) una camisa sin planchar
    an unironed shirt
    a shirt that hasn't/hadn't been ironed
    esto está aún sin terminar
    this still isn't finished
  • 3sin que + subjuntivolos días pasan sin que dé señales de vida
    the days go by and there is still no word from him
    the days go by with no word from him or without any word from him
    no voy a ir sin que me inviten
    I'm not going if I haven't been invited
    quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta
    get it off him without his or without him noticing
    embargo
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