duty

duty
'dju:ti
plural - duties; noun
1) (what one ought morally or legally to do: He acted out of duty; I do my duty as a responsible citizen.) deber
2) (an action or task requiring to be done, especially one attached to a job: I had a few duties to perform in connection with my job.) obligación
3) ((a) tax on goods: You must pay duty when you bring wine into the country.) impuesto
- dutiful
- duty-free
- off duty
- on duty

duty n deber / obligación
it's your duty to help others es tu deber ayudar a los demás
to be off duty no estar de guardia / no estar de servicio
to be on duty estar de guardia / estar de servicio
El plural de duty se escribe duties
duty
tr['djʊːtɪ]
noun (pl duties)
1 (obligation) deber nombre masculino, obligación nombre femenino
I feel it's my duty to go creo que es mi obligación ir
he went to the funeral out of a sense of duty asistió al funeral porque le parecía que era su deber
2 (task) función nombre femenino, cometido
her duties include dealing with public sus funciones incluyen atender al público
3 (service) guardia, servicio
4 (tax) impuesto
there's duty to pay on that hay que pagar un impuesto por eso
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to be off duty (doctor, nurse, etc) no estar de guardia 2 (police, firefighter, etc) no estar de servicio
to be on duty (doctor, nurse, etc) estar de guardia 2 (police, firefighter) estar de servicio
she's on night duty tiene guardia nocturna
to do duty as something servir de algo, hacer las veces de algo
to do one's duty cumplir con su deber
to make it one's duty to do something encargarse de hacer algo
to neglect one's duties descuidar sus responsabilidades
to take up one's duties entrar en funciones
customs duties derechos nombre masculino plural de aduana, aranceles nombre masculino plural
duty roster lista de guardias
duty ['du:t̬i, 'dju:-] n, pl -ties
1) obligation: deber m , obligación f , responsabilidad f
2) tax: impuesto m , arancel m
duty
n.
cargo s.m.
deber s.m.
derechos de aduana s.m.pl.
deudo s.m.
diligencia s.f.
faena s.f.
función s.f.
impuesto s.m.
incumbencia s.f.
obligación s.f.
tarea s.f.
'duːti, 'djuːti
noun (pl duties)
1) c u (obligation) deber m, obligación f

to do one's duty (by somebody) — cumplir con su (or mi etc) deber or obligación (para con alguien)

she made it her duty to ... — se impuso la obligación de ...; (before n)

duty call o visit — visita f de cumplido

2) u
a) (service) servicio m

to do night duty — hacer* el turno nocturno

to do duty as something — hacer* las veces de algo, servir* de algo

b) (in phrases)

to be on/off duty — \<\<nurse/doctor\>\> estar*/no estar* de turno or guardia; \<\<policeman/fireman\>\> estar*/no estar* de servicio; (before n)

duty officer — oficial mf de servicio

duty roster — lista f de guardias

c) duties plural noun (responsibilities) (frml) funciones fpl, responsabilidades fpl
3) c u (Tax) (often pl) impuesto m

to pay duty on something — pagar* impuestos sobre algo

['djuːtɪ]
1. N
1) (moral, legal) deber m , obligación f

it is my duty to inform you that ... — es mi deber or obligación informarles de que ...

I feel it to be my duty — creo que es mi deber

it was his duty to tell the police — su deber era decírselo a la policía

I am duty bound to say that ... — es mi deber decir que ...

to do one's duty (by sb) — cumplir con su deber (hacia algn, para con algn)

to fail in one's duty — faltar a su deber

to make it one's duty to do sth — encargarse de hacer algo

it is no part of my duty to do this — no me corresponde a mí hacer esto

out of a sense of duty — por sentido del deber

2) (=task, responsibility) función f , responsabilidad f

my duties consist of ... — mis funciones or responsabilidades son ...

to do duty as — servir de

to do duty for — servir en lugar de

to neglect one's duties — faltar a sus responsabilidades

to be off duty — (gen) estar libre

an off duty policeman — un policía fuera de servicio

to be on duty — (Med) [doctor, nurse, sentry] estar de guardia; [policeman] estar de servicio; (Admin, Scol) estar de turno

to go on duty — entrar de servicio

to take up one's duties — entrar en funciones

3) (Econ) (=tax) derechos mpl

to pay duty on sth — pagar derechos por algo

2.
CPD

duty call N — visita f de cumplido

duty chemist N — farmacia f de guardia

duty officer N — (Mil) oficial mf de servicio

duty roster, duty rota N — lista f de turnos

* * *
['duːti, 'djuːti]
noun (pl duties)
1) c u (obligation) deber m, obligación f

to do one's duty (by somebody) — cumplir con su (or mi etc) deber or obligación (para con alguien)

she made it her duty to ... — se impuso la obligación de ...; (before n)

duty call o visit — visita f de cumplido

2) u
a) (service) servicio m

to do night duty — hacer* el turno nocturno

to do duty as something — hacer* las veces de algo, servir* de algo

b) (in phrases)

to be on/off duty — \<\<nurse/doctor\>\> estar*/no estar* de turno or guardia; \<\<policeman/fireman\>\> estar*/no estar* de servicio; (before n)

duty officer — oficial mf de servicio

duty roster — lista f de guardias

c) duties plural noun (responsibilities) (frml) funciones fpl, responsabilidades fpl
3) c u (Tax) (often pl) impuesto m

to pay duty on something — pagar* impuestos sobre algo


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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