There are 2 translations of vista in English:

vista1

mf

  • customs officer o official

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of vista in English:

vista2

f

  • 2 2.1 (mirada) me contestó sin alzar or levantar la vista del libro she answered without looking up from the book o without raising her eyes from the book no me quitó la vista de encima she didn't take her eyes off me torcer la vista to be cross-eyed, to have a squint bajó la vista he looked down fijó la vista en el horizonte she fixed her eyes o her gaze on the horizon dirigió la vista hacia nosotros he looked toward(s) us 2.2 (espectáculo) sight se desmayó ante la vista del cadáver he fainted at the sight of the body
  • 3 (en locs) a la vista, ¡tierra a la vista! land ho! ponlo bien a la vista put it where it can be seen easily escóndelo, que no esté a la vista hide it somewhere out of sight pagar al portador y a la vista pay the bearer at sight cuenta corriente a la vista sight account no lo hagas aquí a la vista de todos don't do it here where everyone can see o in full view of everyone fabricación a la vista del público workshop ( o factory etc) open for public viewing café molido a la vista (RPl) coffee ground while you wait ¿tienes algún proyecto a la vista? do you have any projects in view? a primera vista at first sight o glance a primera vista no parecía grave at first sight o glance it didn't look serious se notaba a simple vista que estaba enfermo you could tell he was ill just by looking at him con vistas a with a view to un acuerdo con vistas a las próximas elecciones a pact for the forthcoming elections con vistas a que nos lo financien with a view to their o them providing finance de vista by sight los conozco solo de vista I only know them by sight en vista, ¿tienen a alguien en vista para el puesto? do you have anybody in mind for the job? estamos buscando casa — ¿ya tienen algo en vista? we're househunting — have you seen anything interesting yet? en vista de in view of en vista de que no podía ganar in view of the fact that she couldn't win en vista de que no llegaban, nos fuimos since they hadn't arrived, we left en vista del éxito obtenido, mejor me callo la boca [iró & hum] considering the success of my last comment ( o joke etc), I think I'd better keep my mouth shut [iro & hum] ¡hasta la vista! see you!, so long! [colloquial/familiar], until we meet again [formal] a vista de pájaro, desde la torre vemos la ciudad a vista de pájaro from the tower we get a bird's-eye view of the city a vista y paciencia de algn (Chi, Per) [familiar/colloquial] in front of sb echarle la vista encima a algn [familiar/colloquial] to see sb hace tiempo que no le echo la vista encima I haven't seen him for some time estar con or tener la vista puesta en algo/algn to have one's eye on sth/sb tiene la vista puesta en una chica de la oficina he's got his eye on a girl in the office hacer la vista gorda or (Méx) de la vista gorda [familiar/colloquial] to turn a blind eye, to pretend not to see perder algo/a algn de vista to lose sight of sth/sb vigílalo bien, no lo pierdas de vista keep a close eye on him, don't let him out of your sight no debemos perder de vista nuestro objetivo primario we must not lose sight of our main objective no pierdas de vista (el hecho de) que es un actor desconocido don't lose sight of o don't overlook the fact that he is an unknown actor ¡tengo unas ganas de perderlos de vista …! [familiar/colloquial] I'll be glad to see the back of them! [colloquial/familiar] cuando terminamos la carrera los perdí de vista I lost touch with them when we graduated perderse de vista to disappear from view saltar a la vista, lo primero que salta a la vista es el color que tiene the first thing that hits o strikes you is the color ¿cómo no te diste cuenta? si saltaba a la vista I can't see how you failed to notice, it stood out a mile o it was so obvious salta a la vista que hicieron trampa it's obvious they cheated tener vista de águila or lince to have eyes like a hawk volver la vista atrás to look back no vuelvas la vista atrás y piensa en el futuro don't look back, think of the future
  • 6 [Com] [Fin] a 20 días vista within 20 days

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.