caro


caro
adj.
1 expensive, costly, dear, high-priced.
2 dear, cherished, beloved.
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caro
adjetivo
1 (costoso) expensive, dear
2 (difícil) difficult
los aprobados están caros en esta escuela it's difficult to pass in this school
adverbio caro
1 at a high price
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FRASEOLOGÍA
costar caro,-a / salir caro,-a (ser costoso) to cost a lot 2 (causar daño) to cost dear
la cena nos salió muy cara the dinner turned out very expensive
conducir borracho puede costar caro there's a high price to pay for drinking and driving
pagar caro,-a to pay a high price (for)
vender caro,-a to sell at a high price
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caro
adverbio
1 at a high price
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(f. - cara)
adj.
1) expensive
2) dear
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1. ADJ
1) (=costoso) expensive, dear

un coche carísimo — a very expensive car

costar caro — to be expensive, cost a lot

el abrigo me costó muy caro — my coat was very expensive, my coat cost a lot

le costó caro tal atrevimiento — his daring cost him dear

pagar caro algo — to pay dearly for sth

pagó cara su insolencia — he paid dearly for his insolence

salir caro, un piso amueblado sale más caro — a furnished flat is more expensive

en total el viaje nos salió muy caro — altogether the trip was o proved very expensive

2) (=querido) liter dear, beloved

las cosas que nos son tan caras — the things which are so dear to us

¡mi caro amigo! — my dear o beloved friend!

2.
ADV

vender caro: esa tienda vende caro — that shop is expensive

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I
-ra adjetivo
1)
a) <coche/entrada/ciudad> expensive

nos salió carísimo — it cost us a small fortune

la vida está muy cara — everything costs so much o things are so expensive nowadays

b) (como adv)

pagarás caro tu error — you'll pay dearly for your mistake

esa actitud le costó caro — his attitude cost him dear

venden sus tapices carísimos — they sell their tapestries at very high prices

me costó muy caro — I had to pay a lot of money for it

2) (liter) (querido) dear
II
adverbio <comprar/vender>

en esa tienda venden muy caro — they charge a lot in that store; ver tb caro I 1) b)

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= costly [costlier -comp., costliest -sup.], expensive, dear [dearer -comp., dearest -sup.], expensively, pricey [pricier -comp., priciest -sup.], pricy [pricier -comp., priciest -sup.].
Nota: También escrito pricey.
Ex. Controlled-language indexing is extremely time-consuming and costly.
Ex. However, since most hosts are in South East England, access can be expensive from other parts of the UK.
Ex. The author argues that delivery of knowledge via books and periodicals is too expensive and examines possible reasons why periodicals are so dear.
Ex. In 1800 all paper was made, rather expensively, by hand.
Ex. My understanding is that this is fairly pricey, too.
Ex. These could be the next hot thing but they are still very pricy, almost too pricy for most golfers.
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* de cara a = face-to-face [face to face].
* de doble cara = double-hinged, double-sided.
* demasiado caro = overpriced [over-priced].
* de tres caras = three-sided.
* de una sola cara = single sided.
* extremadamente caro = prohibitively expensive.
* lo caro = expensiveness.
* mantenimiento caro = high maintenance.
* muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
* otra cara de + Nombre, la = flip side of + Nombre, the.
* pagar caro = pay + penalty, pay + dearly.
* resultar caro = prove + expensive, prove + costly.
* ser caro = be steep.
* venderse caro = play + hard to get, play it + cool.
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I
-ra adjetivo
1)
a) <coche/entrada/ciudad> expensive

nos salió carísimo — it cost us a small fortune

la vida está muy cara — everything costs so much o things are so expensive nowadays

b) (como adv)

pagarás caro tu error — you'll pay dearly for your mistake

esa actitud le costó caro — his attitude cost him dear

venden sus tapices carísimos — they sell their tapestries at very high prices

me costó muy caro — I had to pay a lot of money for it

2) (liter) (querido) dear
II
adverbio <comprar/vender>

en esa tienda venden muy caro — they charge a lot in that store; ver tb caro I 1) b)

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= costly [costlier -comp., costliest -sup.], expensive, dear [dearer -comp., dearest -sup.], expensively, pricey [pricier -comp., priciest -sup.], pricy [pricier -comp., priciest -sup.].
Nota: También escrito pricey.

Ex: Controlled-language indexing is extremely time-consuming and costly.

Ex: However, since most hosts are in South East England, access can be expensive from other parts of the UK.
Ex: The author argues that delivery of knowledge via books and periodicals is too expensive and examines possible reasons why periodicals are so dear.
Ex: In 1800 all paper was made, rather expensively, by hand.
Ex: My understanding is that this is fairly pricey, too.
Ex: These could be the next hot thing but they are still very pricy, almost too pricy for most golfers.
* de cara a = face-to-face [face to face].
* de doble cara = double-hinged, double-sided.
* demasiado caro = overpriced [over-priced].
* de tres caras = three-sided.
* de una sola cara = single sided.
* extremadamente caro = prohibitively expensive.
* lo caro = expensiveness.
* mantenimiento caro = high maintenance.
* muy caro = high priced [high-priced].
* otra cara de + Nombre, la = flip side of + Nombre, the.
* pagar caro = pay + penalty, pay + dearly.
* resultar caro = prove + expensive, prove + costly.
* ser caro = be steep.
* venderse caro = play + hard to get, play it + cool.

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caro1 -ra
adjective
A
1 ‹coche/entrada› expensive
es demasiado caro it's too expensive o dear
la fiesta nos salió carísima the party cost us a small fortune
2 ‹ciudad/restaurante› expensive
la vida está muy cara hoy en día everything costs so much o things are so expensive nowadays
tú tienes gustos muy caros you have very expensive tastes
3 (como adv):
pagarás caro tu error you'll pay dearly for your mistake
esa actitud negativa le costó caro his negative attitude cost him dear
venden sus tapices carísimos they sell their tapestries at very high prices, they charge a lot for their tapestries
las entradas les costaron muy caras they had to pay a lot of money for the tickets, their tickets were very expensive
B (liter) (querido) dear
recuerdos que me son muy caros memories which are very dear to me
caros hermanos dearly beloved
caro2
adverb
‹comprar/vender›
en esa tienda venden muy caro they charge a lot in that store
ver tb caro1 adj A 3. (↑ caro (1))
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caro 1
-ra adjetivo

a)coche/entrada/ciudadexpensive;

la vida está muy cara everything costs so much nowadays

b) (como adv):

me costó muy caro I had to pay a lot of money for it;

pagarás caro tu error you'll pay dearly for your mistake
caro 2 adverbio:
vender caro to charge a lot;

ver tb caro 1 b
caro,-a
I adjetivo expensive, dear
II adverbio (en el precio) el piso nos costó caro, we paid a lot for the flat
(en las consecuencias) pagará caro su desprecio, he'll pay dearly for his scorn

'caro' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
amortizar
- cara
- costar
- de
- demasiada
- demasiado
- inasequible
- llenado
- mantenimiento
- pagadera
- pagadero
- peaje
- realmente
- salada
- salado
- clavar
- encarecer
- encima
- estar
- hablar
- poco
- salir
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English:
as
- competition
- deal
- dear
- expensive
- hog
- matter
- mention
- side
- twice
- which
- white elephant
- dearly
- go
- grant
- most
- over
- price
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caro, -a
adj
1. [costoso] expensive;
ser muy caro to be very expensive o dear;
la vida está muy cara everything is so expensive
2. Formal [querido] cherished
adv
costar caro to be expensive;
este televisor nos salió muy caro this television cost us a lot;
Comp
pagar caro algo to pay dearly for sth;
Comp
salir caro: un día te va a salir cara tu conducta you'll pay dearly for this behaviour one day;
Comp
vender caro algo not to give sth up easily;
vendieron cara su derrota their enemy paid a high price for their victory
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caro
adj expensive, dear;
costar caro fig cost dear
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caro adv
: dearly, a lot
pagué caro: I paid a high price
caro, -ra adj
1) : expensive, dear
2) querido: dear, beloved
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caro adj expensive / dear
los pisos son muy caros flats are very expensive

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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