anos translation | Spanish-English dictionary

años ha exp.
years ago

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lean years
years ago
to have one's birthday
to lie about one's age
we waited years and years
three years ago
100 light-years
at my age
'anos' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary


1      (Mil, Pol)   war  
Primera Guerra Mundial      First World War  
Segunda Guerra Mundial      Second World War  
de guerra      military, war    antes de s     
Ministerio de Guerra      Ministry of War, War Office, War Department   (EEUU)     
declarar la guerra      to declare war  
  ( a      on)     
estar en guerra      to be at war  
  ( con      with)     
hacer la guerra      to wage war  
  ( a      on)     
  guerra a muerte   war to the bitter end  
  guerra atómica   atomic war(fare)  
  guerra bacteriana, guerra bacteriológica   germ warfare  
  guerra biológica   biological warfare  
  guerra caliente   hot war, shooting war  
  guerra civil   civil war  
  guerra comercial   trade war  
  guerra convencional   conventional warfare  
  guerra de agotamiento, guerra de desgaste   war of attrition  
  guerra de bandas   gang warfare  
  guerra de guerrillas   guerrilla warfare  
  Guerra de la Independencia     (LAm)   War of Independence     (Esp)   Peninsular War  
  guerra de las galaxias   Star Wars  
   Guerra de los Cien Años          Hundred Years' War  
  Guerra de los Treinta Años   Thirty Years' War  
  Guerra del Transvaal   Boer War  
  guerra de nervios   war of nerves  
  guerra de precios   price war  
  Guerra de Sucesión   War of Spanish Succession  
  guerra de trincheras   trench warfare  
  guerra económica   economic warfare  
  guerra nuclear   nuclear war(fare)  
  guerra psicológica   psychological warfare  
  guerra química   chemical warfare  
  guerra relámpago   blitzkrieg, lightning war   (EEUU)     
  guerra santa   holy war, crusade  
  guerra sin cuartel   all-out war  
  guerra sucia   dirty war  
    declarar       A1  
2    (=problemas)  
dar guerra        (gen)    to be a nuisance  
  ( a      to)   , make trouble     ( a      for)     
to carry on  
pedir o querer guerra        (gen)    to look for trouble  
*, sexualmente   to feel randy o horny *     
3    (=juego)   billiards  
Spain's political climate was extremely volatile in the 1930s, under the Second Republic, with various sectors of society all vying for power. The elections of February 1936 were won by a coalition of socialist and anarchist groups known as the Frente Popular or FP, and were followed by a period of strikes, uprisings and social disorder. On 18 July of that year, General Francisco Franco led a military coup. In the ensuing war Franco's side was known as the Nacionales and the government forces as the Republicanos. Neither army was well-equipped, so foreign support was a decisive factor: the USSR sent aid to the Republicans and volunteers from all over Europe formed Brigadas Internacionales (International Brigades) to fight with them. Fascist Italy and Germany sent troops and weapons to Franco. The fighting was bitter and protracted, and the Nationalists' superior firepower finally triumphed. The war ended officially on 1 April 1939, when Franco proclaimed himself Jefe del Estado, a position he held for the next 36 years.  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"anos": examples and translations in context
Durante anos he querido conocer a Antonio. I've been wanting to meet Antonio for years.
Con los anos me convertí en americano. Over the years, I grew up to be an American.
Lleva anos esperando una oportunidad para matarme. He's been busting for a chance for years to gun me down.
Hicimos pequeños negocios inmobiliarios hace anos. We were involved in minor real estate deals many years ago.
Algo que aparece 30 anos después no está relacionado. Something that hits 30 years after birth isn't going to be connected.
Gertrude cumlió 20 anos de sentencia. Gertrude served 20 years of her life sentence.
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