"can" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
can{masculine}
can(also: repisa)
corbel{noun} [archit.]
modillion{noun} [archit.]
hound{noun} [poet.]
can{noun}
lata{f}
a can of tomatoes in natural juice
una lata de tomates al natural
a can of oil for the car
una lata de aceite para el coche
a can of tomatoes
una lata de tomates
Above all, the amount of consumer packaging must and can be reduced.
Especialmente debe y puede reducirse la cantidad de envases que llega a los consumidores.
Even the paper which surrounds packages, even wood and plastic can be reused and are good for something!
¡Incluso el papel que rodea los envases, incluso la madera y el plástico pueden reutilizarse y sirven para algo!
We have had a packaging directive since 1994, which we can use as a basis to work from.
Disponemos de una Directiva sobre envases desde 1994; tenemos una base.
bidón{m} (para gasolina, agua)
a 4 gallon gasoline can
un bidón de gasolina de 4 galones
We have seen people looting and others leaving with jerry cans on their heads, going in search of petrol.
Hemos visto a personas saqueando y a otras partiendo con bidones en la cabeza en busca de gasolina.
culo{m} [coll.]
trasero{m} [coll.]
The fact that the results are not always good can be seen from an example from beyond Poland's backyard.
Se puede observar que los resultados no son siempre buenos en un ejemplo que nos encontramos más allá del patio trasero polaco.
you can fit three in the back seat comfortably
en el asiento trasero caben tres holgadamente
Under current legislation, for example, children less than three years of age can use an ordinary rear-seat belt.
Así, en virtud de la legislación actual, los niños menores de 3 años pueden utilizar un cinturón ordinario del asiento trasero.
trono{m} [coll.]
He who had the knowledge of the Book said, "I will bring it to you before your glance can turn.
[Y] prosiguió: "Alterad la apariencia de su trono para que cuando lo vea sepamos si se deja guiar [a la verdad] o es de aquellos que rehusan la guía."
bote{m} [Spa.]
we can start celebrating: the contract is in the bag
tenemos el contrato en el bote
I could name, off the top of my head, works contracts, catering and transport services.
Podría citar, así a bote pronto, contratos laborales, servicios de restauración y de transporte.
We can go onto the beach or out in our boats, catch a few fish and take them home to eat.
Podemos ir a la playa, o salir en nuestros botes, pescar algunos peces y llevarlos a casa para comerlos.
can(also: tin can, tin)
tarro{m} [Chile]
a can of tomatoes
un tarro de tomates
How can one rejoice when a loved one is in prison?
¿Cómo celebrar una fiesta si aquél a quien amas está en la cárcel?
Such dialogue cannot take place with political stakeholders in jail or under house arrest.
Ese diálogo no puede tener lugar con figuras políticas en la cárcel o bajo arresto domiciliario.
We cannot forget the horrors that Gandufa prison revealed to us.
No podemos olvidar los horrores que vimos en la cárcel de Ganfuda.
trullo{m} [Spa.] [slg.]
cana{f} [SAm.] [slg.]
Ultimately, the question is how the sugar cane sector can be saved.
En definitiva, la cuestión es cómo se puede salvar el sector de la caña de azúcar.
My only concern regards the effect any restructuring could have on sugar cane producers from developing countries.
Mi única preocupación se refiere al efecto que cualquier reestructuración podría tener sobre los productores de caña de azúcar de los países en desarrollo.
These two seasons have also shown that vessels can use both nets and lines at the same time, and that these two techniques have proved to be perfectly compatible.
Estas campañas han demostrado asimismo que los barcos pueden utilizar a la vez la red y la caña, técnicas ambas perfectamente compatibles.
gayola{f} [SAm.] [slg.]
bote{m} [Mex.] [slg.]
we can start celebrating: the contract is in the bag
tenemos el contrato en el bote
I could name, off the top of my head, works contracts, catering and transport services.
Podría citar, así a bote pronto, contratos laborales, servicios de restauración y de transporte.
We can go onto the beach or out in our boats, catch a few fish and take them home to eat.
Podemos ir a la playa, o salir en nuestros botes, pescar algunos peces y llevarlos a casa para comerlos.
porotera{f} [Chile] [slg.]
can(also: bin)
tambo{m} (recipiente)
can(also: slammer, nick)
talego{m} (cárcel)
capacha{f} [Chile] [coll.]
can(also: slammer, nick)
tambo{m} [coll.] (cárcel)
can(also: slammer)
tanque{m} [Mex.] [coll.] (cárcel)
If the violence stops, the tanks can, and indeed must, leave the streets of the towns and villages in the south-east.
Si cesa la violencia, los tanques pueden y deben abandonar las calles de los pueblos y aldeas del sudeste.
I can tell you that our citizens' confidence is evaporating as fast as the water in the tanks at the Fukushima power plant.
Puedo decirles que la confianza de nuestros ciudadanos se está evaporando tan rápido como el agua de los tanques de la central nuclear Fukushima.
They had no weapons, they could not resist an army and they faced the tanks with their bare hands and their chests torn open - we all know the pictures.
No disponían de armas, no podían resistir a un ejército y se enfrentaron a los tanques con sus manos y sus pechos desgarrados; todos hemos visto las imágenes.
trena{f} [Spa.] [slg.]
No viable parliamentary democracy can exist without the power of the purse.
Ninguna democracia parlamentaria viable puede existir sin el poder monetario.
Can I respectfully ask that I have some silence so I can actually make a speech?
Y les pido un poco de silencio para poder seguir con mi intervención.
We hope this can be achieved by the end of this year or the beginning of next year.
Confiamos en poder conseguirlo a finales de este año o a principios del próximo.
It is also important for consumers to know which products can cause allergies.
Para los consumidores es importante saber qué productos pueden causar alergias.
These women need to know what they can expect from membership of the European Union.
Las mujeres deben saber lo que pueden esperar del ingreso en la Unión Europea.
We can only contest them effectively if we know what they are communicating.
La única forma de luchar contra ellos con eficacia es saber qué se están comunicando.
to can[canned · canned] {transitive verb}
Firstly, the product can only be sold pre-packed to the final consumer.
En primer lugar, el producto sólo se puede vender envasado al consumidor final.
This can be done by, for example, special labelling, packaging or different colours or designs.
Esto se puede hacer, por ejemplo, mediante un envasado o etiquetado especial y diseños o colores diferentes.
I can also envisage situations in which such packaging helps us save energy, something which would of course be of value.
También puedo imaginar situaciones en las que tal envasado nos ayude a ahorrar energía, algo que desde luego resultará valioso.
Up to 60% of the fish caught are canned, as Mrs Stihler has said, and much of that is eaten by us in the northern hemisphere.
Hasta el 60% de los peces capturados se enlatan, tal y como ha dicho la Sra. Stihler, y gran parte de ellos la comemos en el hemisferio norte.
What I am saying to you is, could you use your offices to at least suggest the use of canned fish?
Lo que quiero decirle es lo siguiente: ¿podría utilizar sus buenos oficios para recomendar al menos el uso de pescado enlatado?
As regards canned tomatoes, the largest exports that we had account for roughly 7 % of the South African market.
Respecto a los tomates enlatados, las mayores exportaciones que hemos realizado se elevan aproximadamente al 7 % del mercado sudafricano.
can[canned · canned] {transitive verb}
Up to 60% of the fish caught are canned, as Mrs Stihler has said, and much of that is eaten by us in the northern hemisphere.
Hasta el 60% de los peces capturados se enlatan, tal y como ha dicho la Sra. Stihler, y gran parte de ellos la comemos en el hemisferio norte.
What I am saying to you is, could you use your offices to at least suggest the use of canned fish?
Lo que quiero decirle es lo siguiente: ¿podría utilizar sus buenos oficios para recomendar al menos el uso de pescado enlatado?
As regards canned tomatoes, the largest exports that we had account for roughly 7 % of the South African market.
Respecto a los tomates enlatados, las mayores exportaciones que hemos realizado se elevan aproximadamente al 7 % del mercado sudafricano.
can(also: to scrub)
echar[echando · echado] {vb} [coll.]
It is development that can lay the foundation for lasting peace.
Es el desarrollo el que puede echar las bases para una paz duradera.
A dishonest car salesman can spoil the market for his competitors.
Un vendedor de automóviles deshonesto puede echar a pique el mercado para sus competidores.
The European Union can lend the Member States a helping hand in reducing social wage costs.
La Unión Europea puede echar una mano a los Estados miembros para rebajar los costes laborales.
An old Romanian proverb says "you can run but you cannot hide”.
Un antiguo proverbio rumano afirma que "uno puede correr, pero no puede esconderse".
The coordination of these could be in charge of the fraternity of Palestrina.
La coordinación de éstas podría correr a cargo de la fraternidad de Palestrina.
Every household needs electricity and no one can run the risk of its non-availability.
Todos los hogares necesitan electricidad, y nadie puede correr el riesgo de no poder disponer de ella.
SYNONYMS
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CONTEXT EXAMPLES
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“While the A side is happening,” Liz explains, “the B side can be clearing.
“While the A side is happening,” Liz explains, “the B side can be clearing.
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en las condiciones previstas, es aquella regulada por el can.
etc. Provisions regulating such extraordinary form of collaboration are provided
Lech Walesa siempre dijo que había que darle a la gente cań as para pescar, no solo peces.
Since then, many other voices have been heard on the same subject.
“I can say to an assistant, ‘Go ahead and start laying out the shots … just do a rough cut.’
“I can say to an assistant, ‘Go ahead and start laying out the shots … just do a rough cut.’
A todos ellos quisiera decirles: You can' t have it all.
To them I just want to say, as the English expression goes, 'You can' t have it all.'
“Now, we can pay for our systems quickly, keep the savings in-house, and do even more programming.”
“Now, we can pay for our systems quickly, keep the savings in-house, and do even more programming.”
With Panorama, there are no breaks in your thinking, you can think more laterally, Marianelli added.
With Panorama, there are no breaks in your thinking, you can think more laterally, Marianelli added.
“You would have to receive two signals: one SD and one HD to ensure everybody can broadcast the race.”
“You would have to receive two signals: one SD and one HD to ensure everybody can broadcast the race.”
You’ve got to take some chances and invest in new technologies even though there can be some uncertainty.
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En estos casos concretos, el Directorio debe ser considerado como formal Decreto general ejecutivo (cf. can. 32).
In these specific cases, it is to be regarded as a formal, general, executory Decree (cf. canon 32).
Decreto general ejecutivo (cf. can. 32).
regarded as a formal, general, executory Decree (cf. canon 32).
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El can. 766, además, precisa que se debe siempre obrar iuxta Episcoporum conferentiae praescripta.
In this final clause, this Canon establishes the primary source for correct discernment with regard to necessity or useful in specific cases.