- [translation/sense] literal literal-minded sin imaginación don't be so literal! ¡ten un poco más de imaginación!, ¡no te tomes las cosas tan al pie de la letra!More example sentences
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- There's a conflation of two senses of the word ‘criminal’: the literal sense and the metaphorical.
- The main reason is the bricks-and-mortar approach, in the metaphorical and literal senses.
- Lighting of lamps has the meaning of eliminating the darkness in the literal sense, and metaphorically it means to overcome and gain the knowledge of Enlightenment.
- He decided to undertake not only the literal translation of the text itself, but also three types of interpretation.
- It both makes an exact and almost literal translation of the original and infuses that translation with a sense of beauty and ceremony.
- Now here's a literal translation of Der Spiegel's text.
Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.