Translation of figure in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (digit)guarismo (masculine) [formal]a three-figure numberun número de tres cifrasadd together this column of figuressuma esta columna de númerosinflation is now into double figuresla inflación pasa del 10%her salary is well into six figuresgana bastante más de 100.000 (dólares)Example sentences1.2 (amount, price) I had a rather higher figure in mind
yo había pensado en una cifra or cantidad algo mayorthey were unable to put a figure on the number of woundedno pudieron dar el número exacto de heridosI wouldn't like to put a figure on itno quisiera darle una cifra exactashe's good at figureses buena para las matemáticasrecent figures show that …
- Lucian drew a sideways figure 8 in the air beside Mark.
- Millar is preparing for the opening time trial wearing a number that ends with a figure 1.
se le dan bien los númerosestadísticas or datos recientes muestran que …Example sentences
- In the 18 months since the meters were introduced, they had not even managed to bring in half of the break-even figure of about £4,500.
- Within the letter, the figure of ‘$500,000 a year’ is noted repeatedly.
- The gross for the final session was up 14.2% over last year's figure of $1,160,500.
- 2 2.1 (person) a public figureun personaje públicohe's looking for a mother figureestá buscando una figura maternahe's become a figure of funse ha convertido en un hazmerreírExample sentences2.2 (human shape, outline) he cuts an imposing figure
tiene mucha presenciashe's a fine figure of a womanes una mujer de buena plantaExample sentences2.3 (body shape) she's got a very good figure
- She squinted suddenly at what appeared to be two figures in the distance.
- A dark figure emerged from one side of the street and another from the other side.
- She screamed even louder when the door suddenly opened and a dark figure suddenly appeared.
tiene una figura estupenda or un tipo estupendothey sell clothes for the fuller figure [euphemistic]venden ropa en tallas or (River Plate area) talles grandesto keep/lose/watch one's figureguardar/perder/cuidar la líneashe's lost her figureha perdido la línea
- He couldn't sleep at night, only thinking of her slim and attractive figure with a good-natured mind.
- The pants really flattered her figure.
- She will be proud to show her figure as she will pose in sexy lingerie of her choice.
se le ha estropeado la figura
- 3 (Art, Music)(Mathematics)
figura (feminine)(solid) cuerpo (masculine)Example sentences
- Small clay figures, human and animal, were modelled and placed as offerings on mountain peak sanctuaries.
- The modeling and outline of the figures showed sculptural solidity.
- Sumida pottery is a heavy, brightly glazed pottery and often has human and animal figures attached as reliefs.
- In particular he proved that the sphere was the solid figure of greatest surface area for a given volume.
- Now if you thought these lines referred to geometric figures, you would not be too far wrong.
- He observed that ideas of shapes or figures, like the triangle, were ideas of things he had not invented or conjured up.
- Their textures are dominated by right-hand melodies against chordal accompaniment figures.
- Melodic figures are treated circularly, giving the piece a minimalist sound.
- Every melodic figure had its replica, every phrase, its counterpoise in his music.
- 4 (diagram, illustration)Example sentences
- The book utilizes tables and figures effectively to illustrate the main concepts of each chapter.
- The text is well illustrated with excellent diagrams, sketches and figures.
- The data from each plate were then graphed and analyzed (Figure 1A).
- 1 (feature) his name doesn't figure on this listsu nombre no figura en esta listato figure prominentlydestacarsethis theme figures largely in her workeste tema ocupa un lugar prominente en su obraExample sentences
- Now, however, imagine her rescue figuring on the nightly analysis slot of some channel.
- The Clark holdings played no small part in these events; they also figured prominently in the critical counterpunch.
- It feels as if Haentjens has things to say about Plath that don't figure in this novel.
- 2 (make sense) [colloquial]it just doesn't figureno me lo explicothey're getting divorced — that figures!se van a divorciar — ¡no me extraña nada!Example sentences
- He figured this person would make an excellent singer.
- Investors figure that the purchaser will pay a high price for the company.
- I stood up, walked around, drank some water and figured it was just a passing phase.
- That figured and didn't surprise him, though he wished Harry would just have a normal conversation instead of locking him in a room.
- It would figure that this great hog, this glorified genre gourmand, would want more.
- Sure, that figures, if you're going to drive with that kind of load at high speed you're bound to damage something.
- (reckon) (American English) [colloquial]figurarseI figure it'll take us two hours
calcularme figuro que or digo yo or calculo que tardaremos dos horasshe figured it was her only chancecalculó que era su única oportunidad
- [colloquial] to figure on
- 1 (understand, work out)
piensa que la próxima vez saldrá elegida senadorathey hadn't figured on our finding their hideout
no contaban con que encontraríamos su escondite
nunca pensaron que encontraríamos su escondite
nunca pensaron que encontraríamos su escondite
(person/action/idea)I think I've figured out how it works
me parece que he entendido cómo funcionaI can't figure out why he did it
no entiendo or no me explico por qué lo hizo2 (calculate)
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