lastre translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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lastre

  
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1      (Náut, Téc)   ballast  
en lastre        (Náut)   in ballast  
2    (=inconveniente)   burden
3    (=sentido común)   good sense, good judgment
4      (Cono Sur)  
**   (=comida)   grub *  , chow   (EEUU)   **  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
en lastre exp.
in ballast
[Naut.]

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exp.
to drop ballast
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"lastre": examples and translations in context
Iré arriba a revisar el lastre. I'm going upstairs to check the ballast.
Compensaremos el lastre hasta volver a puerto. We'll compensate with seawater ballast till we get back to port.
No quiero ser un lastre para mis hijos. I'm not going to be a burden on my children.
Hoy se ha avanzado algo en efectividad, pero la unanimidad sigue siendo un lastre muy importante. Today, a degree of progress has been made in terms of effectiveness, but unanimity is still a very significant burden.
Esas cartas vuestras son un lastre. These letters of yours are a drag.
Un sector no estructurado demasiado grande puede suponer un lastre para el desarrollo. An excessively large informal sector could constitute a drag on development.
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