cortés


cortés
m.
Cortes, Hernando Cortez.
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cortés
adjetivo
1 courteous, polite
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FRASEOLOGÍA
lo cortés no quita lo valiente familiar you can be polite but brave at the same time
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adj.
courteous, polite
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ADJ
1) (=atento) courteous, polite
2)

amor cortés — courtly love

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adjetivo polite, courteous

lo cortés no quita lo valiente — politeness doesn't have to be a sign of weakness

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= polite, corteous, courteous, considerate, gracious, urbane, well-mannered, chivalrous, gentlemanlike, civil, friendly-sounding.
Ex. Events are not named according to what it is polite or ideal to call them, but according to what they are actually called by authorities in the field.
Ex. Beneath his courteous exterior he hid a sudden spasm of profound agitation.
Ex. However compassionate, courteous, and unpressed for time one is, it becomes necessary to move on to other duties.
Ex. Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the inconsiderate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
Ex. It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
Ex. His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
Ex. One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.
Ex. The sketchbook features drawings illustrating the liberal arts (including personifications of the planets), the chivalrous life (including hunting and love), household remedies, mining and smelting, and war technology.
Ex. Mr. Bingley was good-looking and gentlemanlike: he had a pleasant countenance, and easy, unaffected manners.
Ex. This situation only really stands out because this place is normally such an oasis of gentlemanly and civil behaviour.
Ex. The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
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* poco cortés = impolite, ungentlemanlike.
* ser cortés con = be civil towards.
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adjetivo polite, courteous

lo cortés no quita lo valiente — politeness doesn't have to be a sign of weakness

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= polite, corteous, courteous, considerate, gracious, urbane, well-mannered, chivalrous, gentlemanlike, civil, friendly-sounding.

Ex: Events are not named according to what it is polite or ideal to call them, but according to what they are actually called by authorities in the field.

Ex: Beneath his courteous exterior he hid a sudden spasm of profound agitation.
Ex: However compassionate, courteous, and unpressed for time one is, it becomes necessary to move on to other duties.
Ex: Library users fall into 4 groups: (1) patrons, who are considerate, grateful and undemanding; (2) 'pests' -- the inconsiderate; (3) 'pirates' who steal, deface and mutilate library property and materials; (4) 'vampires' whose enquiries make excessive demands upon the librarian's time.
Ex: It will be necessary to be gracious when accepting what seem to be peripheral assignments from a company vice president.
Ex: His urbane manner, formidable erudition, and background experience might have led one to conclude that perhaps he was somewhat out of his element there on the prairie.
Ex: One should avoid giving less effort to the resolution of a problem presented by a calm, well-mannered individual than to those presented by loud, demanding, and persistent pests.
Ex: The sketchbook features drawings illustrating the liberal arts (including personifications of the planets), the chivalrous life (including hunting and love), household remedies, mining and smelting, and war technology.
Ex: Mr. Bingley was good-looking and gentlemanlike: he had a pleasant countenance, and easy, unaffected manners.
Ex: This situation only really stands out because this place is normally such an oasis of gentlemanly and civil behaviour.
Ex: The friendly-sounding British bobbies, created in 1829, were the first professional police force, copied by cities around the world.
* poco cortés = impolite, ungentlemanlike.
* ser cortés con = be civil towards.

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cortés
adjective
polite, courteous
lo cortés no quita lo valiente: ¿aún la saludas después de lo que te hizo? — sí, lo cortés no quita lo valiente you still say hello to her after what she did to you? — yes, politeness doesn't have to be a sign of weakness o you don't lose anything by being polite
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Del verbo cortar: (conjugate cortar)

cortes es:

2ª persona singular (tú) presente subjuntivo

Multiple Entries:
cortar    
cortes    
cortés
cortar (conjugate cortar) verbo transitivo
1 (dividir) ‹cuerda/pastelto cut, chop;
asadoto carve;
leña/maderato chop;
barajato cut;
cortés algo por la mitad to cut sth in half o in two;

cortés algo en rodajas/en cuadritos to slice/dice sth;
cortés algo en trozos to cut sth into pieces
2 (quitar, separar) ‹rama/punta/piernato cut off;
árbolto cut down, chop down;
flores› (CS) to pick;
me cortó un trozo de melón she cut me a piece of melon

3 (hacer más corto) ‹pelo/uñasto cut;
césped/pastoto mow;
setoto cut;
rosalto cut back;
textoto cut down
4 (en costura) ‹falda/vestidoto cut out
5 (interrumpir)
a)agua/gas/luz/teléfonoto cut off;

película/programato interrupt
b)calle› [policía/obreros] to close, block off;

[manifestantes] to block;
me cortó el paso he stood in my way

6 (censurar, editar) ‹películato cut;
escena/diálogoto cut (out)
7 [frío]:
el frío me cortó los labios my lips were chapped o cracked from the cold weather

verbo intransitivo
1 [cuchillo/tijeras] to cut
2
a) (Cin):

¡corten! cut!

b) (CS) (por teléfono) to hang up;

no me cortes don't hang up on me

c) (en naipes) to cut

cortarse verbo pronominal
1 (interrumpirse) [proyección/película] to stop;
[llamada/gas] to get cut off;
se cortó la luz there was a power cut;

se me cortó la respiración I could hardly breathe
2
a) (refl) (hacerse un corte) to cut oneself;

brazo/carato cut;
me corté un dedo I cut my finger

b) (refl) ‹uñas/peloto cut;

se corta el pelo ella misma she cuts her own hair

c) (caus) ‹peloto have … cut;

tengo que cortésme el pelo I have to have my hair cut

d) [piel/labios] to crack, become chapped

3 (cruzarse) [líneas/calles] to cross
4 [leche] to curdle;
[mayonesa/salsa] to separate
5 (Chi, Esp) [persona] (turbarse, aturdirse) to get embarrassed
cortés adjetivo
polite, courteous
cortar
I verbo transitivo
1 to cut
(un árbol) to cut down
(el césped) to mow
2 (amputar) to cut off
3 (la luz, el teléfono) to cut off
4 (impedir el paso) to block
5 (eliminar, censurar) to cut out
II verbo intransitivo
1 (partir) to cut
2 (atajar) to cut across, to take a short cut
3 familiar (interrumpir una relación) to split up: cortó con su novia, he split up with his girlfriend
♦ Locuciones: familiar cortar por lo sano, to put an end to
cortés adjetivo courteous, polite
'cortés' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
corte
- cumplida
- cumplido
- disolución
- educada
- educado
- gentil
- atento
- cortar
- galantería
- presidir
English:
attentive
- chivalrous
- civil
- courteous
- gallant
- graceful
- gracious
- urbane
- cut
- debonair
- polite
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cortés adj
polite, courteous;
Comp
lo cortés no quita lo valiente there's no harm in being polite
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cortés
adj courteous
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cortés adj
: courteous, polite
cortésmente adv
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Cortes npl Spanish Parliament

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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