Translation of alive in Spanish:
- 1.1 (living) is he still alive?there are people still alive in the rubble¿todavía vive or está vivo?to stay alive it's good/great to be alive!todavía hay gente con vida entre los escombrosthe richest man alive today¡qué bueno/maravilloso es vivir!no man/woman alive would deny thatel hombre más rico del mundo hoy en díato bury/burn somebody aliveningún ser viviente lo negaríaI was eaten alive by mosquitoesenterrar/quemar vivo a alguienalive and kicking [colloquial] they were relieved to learn that she was alive and welllos mosquitos me comieron vivaalive and well and living in …se enteraron con alivio de que estaba sana y salvasigue perfectamente viviendo en …Example sentences1.2 (animated) See examples: the party came alive when they arrived
the play comes alive in her handsla fiesta se animó cuando llegaron ellosto be alive with somethingthe place is alive with insectsla obra cobra vida en sus manosthe town was alive with rumorsel lugar está plagado de insectos1.3 (active, in existence) See examples: that myth is still aliveel pueblo era un hervidero de rumoresto keep something aliveese mito tiene aún vigencia1.4 (aware) See examples:to be alivemantener vivo algo
- It would make no difference to Frank whether the creature was alive or dead.
- Most of us would accept that the cat is either alive or dead at a given time.
- I like to be reminded of the spring miracle, especially in the depth of winter, when the vibrantly alive trees look so dead.
tosomething(to problem/possibility)ser sensible aalgoser or (Chile) (Mexico) estar consciente dealgoExample sentences
- In foreign affairs we have pursued our national interest robustly while remaining alive to the needs and interests of others.
- The respondent must have been alive to the possibility that a cyclist could come along.
- He was socially conscious in every sense, alive to the possibilities of celebrating what he found.
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Opus Dei - Latin for "God's Work" - is a Catholic organization founded in Spain in 1928. The Opus became very influential in Spanish society, above all by founding schools and universities. The aim was to create an élite which would spread Christian ideals throughout society. The University of Navarre is one of its foremost institutions.