"shy" in Spanish

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
shy{adjective}
tímido{adj. m}
for all his arrogance, he can sometimes be shy
a pesar de su arrogancia, a veces es tímido
he's very shy, he doesn't like these meetings
es muy tímido, no le gustan estas reuniones
he's very likable, if somewhat shy
es simpático, aunque algo tímido
tímida{adj. f}
Finally, I would like to invite Mrs Bjerregaard not to be shy.
Bjerregaard a que no sea tímida.
if she is shy, she certainly hides it well
será muy tímida, pero lo disimula muy bien
a shy girl who never looks you in the eye
una chica tímida, de mirada huidiza
huidizo{adj. m}
shy(also: timid)
timorato{adj. m}
acholado{adj.} [Chile] [coll.] (tímido)
shy(also: timid)
cholo{adj.} [Chile] [coll.] (tímido, vergonzoso)
chupado{adj.} [Chile] [coll.] (tímido)
cohibido{adj.} (tímido)
I felt very shy in front of all those people
me sentía cohibido delante de toda esa gente
cortado{adj.} [Spa.] (tímido)
being so shy he couldn't bring himself to say no
como es tan cortado, no se atrevió a decirle que no
corto{adj.} [coll.] (tímido)
esquivo{adj.} (tímido)
shy(also: skittish)
mañero{adj.} [S. Cone] (arisco)
ranchero{adj.} [Mex.] [coll.]
to shy{verb}
reparar{v.i.} [Mex.] (caballo, toro)
to shy{intransitive verb}
There is no need to shy away from this.
No hay ninguna necesidad de asustarse de esto.
Europe needs to be increasingly political and should not shy away from having a strong, proactive and responsible party structure.
Europa debe ser cada vez más política y no debe asustarse de tener una estructura partidaria fuerte, activa y responsable.
SYNONYMS
Synonyms (English) for "shy":
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
Context examples for "shy" in Spanish(!) These sentences come from external sources & may not be accurate. Therefore, we are not responsible for their content.
As the European Union we should not shy away from taking independent initiatives.
No deberíamos temer adoptar sanciones independientes desde la Unión Europea.
We should not shy away from it just because it is Christians who are persecuted ...
No debemos rehuir este problema simplemente porque los perseguidos son cristianos...
No, the answer to the crisis is not to shy away from it or resort to protectionism.
No, la respuesta a la crisis no es aislarse ni recurrir al proteccionismo.
We really should not fight shy of the transparency that exists in Parliament.
No debemos asustarnos de la transparencia que existe en este Parlamento.
I think it is important not to shy away from commenting critically where we see problems.
Creo que es importante no eludir hacer comentarios críticos cuando observamos problemas.
We have the responsibility to protect and we cannot shy away from it.
Tenemos la responsabilidad de proteger y no podemos inhibirnos de ella.
Nor do we shy away from hanging Member States' dirty linen out to dry.
Tampoco nos cohibimos a la hora de sacar a relucir los trapos sucios de los Estados miembros.
Our role is to anticipate and facilitate this development and not shy away from new initiatives.
No dudo de que los próximos cinco años serán extremadamente exigentes.
The Commission is not shy regarding transparency as to where the systemic problems lie.
La Comisión no vacila en cuanto a la transparencia en aquellas áreas en que hay problemas sistémicos.
We should not shy away from speaking directly when we have real and concrete issues to raise.
No debemos rehuir hablar directamente cuando tenemos problemas reales y concretos que plantear.
So let us not shy away from the realities of modern human needs.
Reconozcamos la realidad de las necesidades del ser humano moderno.
We must not shy away from our responsibilities to provide protection to those who need it.
No debemos rehuir nuestras responsabilidades de proporcionar protección a aquellos que lo necesitan.
We do not shy away from raising difficult issues, such as the one the honourable Members have inquired about.
No eludimos plantear cuestiones difíciles, como la que ha planteado uno de ustedes.
Should we shy away from offering our thoughts on these issues?
¿Deberíamos evitar ofrecer a nuestras opiniones sobre estos temas?
They sometimes have great difficulty, and are extremely shy, in telling the public how they are funded.
A veces, les cuesta trabajo y se avergüenzan de decir a los ciudadanos cómo se financian.
We will not shy away from looking at these issues as well.
Tampoco nos vamos a contener a la hora de examinar estas cuestiones.
Nor does it shy away either from supplying weapons to Zimbabwe.
Como tampoco va a dejar de suministrar armamento a Zimbabue.
We have a saying in England: 'once bitten, twice shy'.
En Inglaterra tenemos un refrán: "gato escaldado del agua fría huye".
That is the point at issue and that is what he is fighting shy of.
Esto es de lo que se trata y a lo que da tantas vueltas.
When the fences are high, the horses may well shy.
Cuando las vallas son altas, los caballos pueden negarse a saltarlas.