There are 2 translations of loose in Spanish:

loose1

Pronunciation: /luːs/

adj (looser, loosest)

  • 1 1.1 (not tight) [jacket/blouse] suelto, holgado, amplio these jeans are loose around the waist estos vaqueros me quedan flojos de cintura the handcuffs were loose on my wrists las esposas me quedaban flojas 1.2 (not secure) [tile/screw/knot] flojo, suelto; [thread/end] suelto this tooth is loose tengo este diente flojo, se me mueve este diente the button's very loose el botón se está por caer some of the pages were loose algunas páginas estaban sueltas a loose connection un mal contacto loose covers (BrE) fundas para sillones y sofás the knot had come loose el nudo se había aflojado the piece had worked (itself) loose la pieza se había soltado or desprendido to wear one's hair loose llevar el pelo suelto to be at a loose end o (AmE also) ends no tener* nada que hacer to tie up the loose ends atar (los) cabos sueltos 1.3 (separate, not packaged) [cigarettes] suelto; [tea/lentils] a granel, suelto loose change calderilla (f), dinero (m) suelto, sencillo (m) (AmL) to buy/sell sth loose comprar/vender algo suelto I wrote it on a loose piece of paper lo apunté en un papel (suelto) 1.4 (not compact) [earth] suelto; [weave] abierto, flojo loose chippings (BrE) gravilla suelta
  • 2 (free) (pred) suelto a tiger is loose in the town un tigre anda suelto por la ciudad to break loose soltarse* to let o set o turn sb loose soltar* a algn let him loose suéltalo she turned the horses loose soltó los caballos don't go and let him loose on the new computer no lo vayas a dejar usar la computadora nueva they have been let loose on Mahler's Ninth les han permitido acometer la novena de Mahler loose horse caballo (m) sin jinete to be on the loose andar* suelto
  • 3 3.1 (not precise) [definition] poco preciso; [translation] libre, aproximado the wording is so loose as to … está redactado de forma tan vaga que … a very loose use of the term un uso muy sui géneris del término 3.2 (flexible) [structure] flexible; [organization] poco rígido
  • 4 4.1 (immoral) [morals] relajado, libertino; [life] disoluto a loose woman una mujer fácil or de vida alegre 4.2 (indiscreet) [tongue] suelto loose talk is dangerous la indiscreción es peligrosa
  • 5 [Med] to be loose [colloquial/familiar] estar* or andar* suelto de vientre

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orbit …
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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.

There are 2 translations of loose in Spanish:

loose2

vt

[literario/literary]

Phrasal verbs

loose off

v + adv (shoot) disparar to loose off at sb dispararle a algn 1.1v + adv + o (fire) [gun/bullet] disparar; [arrow] lanzar* he loosed off a barrage of obscenities at them les soltó una sarta de obscenidades

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Word of the day órbita
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The LOE (Ley Orgánica de Educación) is a Spanish reform of 2006 which established four stages of pre-university education: non-compulsory educación infantil, from birth to six years; compulsory primary education, Primaria, from six to twelve; compulsory secondary education, ESO - Educación Secundaria Obligatoria, from twelve to sixteen; and either two years of Bachillerato, leading to university entrance, or two years of Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Medio, vocational training that can lead to Formación Profesional Específica de Grado Superior. The LOE superseded the LOGSE Ley Orgánica de Ordenación General del Sistema Educativo of 1990. The major change was a reduction in humanities subjects in the curriculum, while citizenship classes Educación para la Ciudadanía were introduced. The latter have been controversial in some quarters.