altogether

altogether
o:ltə'ɡeðə
adverb
1) (completely: I'm not altogether satisfied.) del todo, totalmente
2) (on the whole and considering everything: I'm wet, I'm tired and I'm cold. Altogether I'm not feeling very cheerful.) en conjunto
altogether adv en conjunto / en total
altogether
tr[ɔːltə'geðəSMALLr/SMALL]
adverb
1 (completely) del todo
2 (on the whole) en conjunto
3 (in total) en total
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
in the altogether familiar en cueros
altogether [.ɔltə'gðər] adv
1) completely: completamente, totalmente, del todo
2) on the whole: en suma, en general
altogether
adv.
en conjunto adv.
en total adv.
enteramente adv.
generalmente adv.

I 'ɔːltə'geðər, ˌɔːltə'geðə(r)
adverb
a) (completely) totalmente

that system is altogether simpler — ese sistema es mucho más sencillo

the decision wasn't altogether wise — la decisión no fue del todo acertada

b) (as intensifier)

it would involve altogether too much effort — supondría un esfuerzo mayúsculo

c) (in total) en total
d) (on the whole) (indep) en general

II
noun

in the altogether — (colloq & hum) en cueros (fam & hum)

[ˌɔːltǝ'ɡeðǝ(r)]
1. ADV
1) (=in all) en total

altogether, he played in 40 matches — en total, participó en 40 partidos

how much is that altogether? — ¿cuánto es en total?

altogether it was rather unpleasant — en general fue muy desagradable

2) (=entirely) [stop, disappear] por completo, del todo; [different, impossible] totalmente; [wonderful] realmente

he abandoned his work altogether — dejó de trabajar por completo or del todo

she looked altogether lovely — estaba realmente encantadora

I'm not altogether happy with your work — no estoy del todo satisfecho con tu trabajo

Asia was another matter altogether — lo de Asia era un tema totalmente diferente

"do you believe him?" - "not altogether" — -¿le crees? -no del todo

it's altogether out of the question — es totalmente imposible

I'm not altogether sure — no estoy del todo seguro, no estoy totalmente seguro

it's altogether too complicated — es realmente demasiado complicado

2.
N

in the altogether *(=naked) en cueros *

* * *

I ['ɔːltə'geðər, ˌɔːltə'geðə(r)]
adverb
a) (completely) totalmente

that system is altogether simpler — ese sistema es mucho más sencillo

the decision wasn't altogether wise — la decisión no fue del todo acertada

b) (as intensifier)

it would involve altogether too much effort — supondría un esfuerzo mayúsculo

c) (in total) en total
d) (on the whole) (indep) en general

II
noun

in the altogether — (colloq & hum) en cueros (fam & hum)


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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