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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
No podemos permitirnos vernos abrumados por este lastre ideológico. We cannot afford to keep on being weighed down by this ideological ballast.
Sin lastre, habría salido a flote. Without ballast, it would have floated back to the surface.
Volverse mejor persona es un lastre. Becoming a better person is such a drag.
Sería un verdadero lastre para llevar. I'd be a real drag to carry.
Ahora, cuando el país exige una respuesta a la pregunta, lo ven como un lastre. Now, with the country insisting on an answer to the question he posed, they see him as a liability.
Dicha comitología supone un enorme lastre, también en este programa. Comitology really is a huge liability, as it is to this programme.
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