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día

Translation of día in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 3 (tiempo indeterminado) day tienes que pasar por casa un día you must drop in sometime o some day o one day si un día te aburres y te quieres ir … if one day you get fed up and you want to leave … ya me lo agradecerás algún día you'll thank me for it one day el día que tengas hijos, sabrás lo que es when you have children of your own, you'll know just what it involves ¿cuándo será el día que te vea entusiasmada? when will I ever see you show some enthusiasm? si el plan se realiza algún día if the plan is ever put into effect, if the plan is one day put into effect lo haremos otro día we'll do it another o/or some other time cualquier día de estos any day now un día de estos one of these days ¡hasta otro día! so long!, see you! ¡cualquier día! [irónico], podríamos invitarlos a cenar — ¡cualquier día! we could have them round for dinner — over my dead body! cualquier día vuelvo yo a prestarle el coche that's the last time I lend him the car, no way will I ever lend him the car again! [familiar/colloquial] quizás nos ofrece más dinero — ¡cualquier día! maybe he'll offer us more money — sure, and pigs might fly! [ironic] el día menos pensado when you least expect it en su día, compraremos las provisiones en su día we'll buy our supplies later on o/or in due course dio lugar a un gran escándalo en su día it caused a huge scandal in its day o/or time un buen día one fine day
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    (días masculino plural)
    (vida, tiempo) days (plural) tiene los días contados his days are numbered, he won't last long desde el siglo XVII hasta nuestros días from the 17th Century to the present day en días de tu bisabuelo back in your great-grandfather's day o/or time estar en sus días (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to have one's period

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