fácil


fácil
adj.
easy, simple, basic, easy-to-do.
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fácil
adjetivo
1 easy
2 (probable) probable, likely
no es muy fácil que vengan they're not likely to come
3 peyorativo (mujer) loose
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adj.
1) easy
2) likely
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1. ADJ
1) (=sencillo) easy

el examen fue muy fácil — the exam was very easy

no es fácil admitir que se está equivocado — it isn't easy to admit that you're wrong

no me lo pones nada fácil — you aren't making things very easy for me

los ricos lo tienen todo más fácil — rich people have it easy

fácil de hacer — easy to do

fácil de usar — [gen] easy to use; (Inform) user-friendly

2) (=afable)

nunca tuvo un carácter fácil — he was never very easy to get on with

es de trato fácil — he's easy to get on with, he's quite easygoing

3) pey [respuesta] facile, glib; [chiste] obvious
4) pey [mujer] easy
5) (=probable)

es fácil que venga — he's quite likely to come, he may well come

no veo muy fácil que acepten — I don't think they're very likely to accept

2.
ADV * easily

podría costarte 5.000 fácil — it could easily cost you 5,000

te lo arreglo en dos horas fácil — I'll fix it for you in two hours, no problem *

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I
adjetivo
1)
a) <problema/lección> easy

un libro de lectura fácil — a book which is easy to read

fácil de + inf — easy to + inf

fácil de entender — easy to understand

b) <vida/trabajo> easy

dinero fácil — easy money

c) <chiste/metáfora> facile
d) (pey) (en lo sexual) easy (pej), loose (pej)
2) (probable)

es fácil que no quiera — he'll probably not want to

no es fácil que me lo den — they are unlikely to let me have it

II
adverbio (fam) easily (colloq)

deben haber pagado fácil un millón — they must have paid a million, easily

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= easy [easier -comp., easiest -sup.], untaxing, unobtrusive, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], painless, undemanding, effortless, straightforward, hassle-free, no-brainer.
Ex. Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.
Ex. At other times they may be doing nothing else but relax: passing the time in a pleasant if untaxing recreation.
Ex. New technologies will enable interfaces composed of unobtrusive physiological monitors and prosthetics.
Ex. Some librarians anxious to make the transfer from the children's to the adult department as smooth as possible, often create a 'young adults' fiction section within the children's department.
Ex. Almost without exception libraries have agreed with the liberal-minded who wanted to make the immigrants' transition into a new society as painless as possible.
Ex. This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.
Ex. The effortless ease of such replies does conceal from the enquirer the extensive anticipatory effort of the librarian in studying the sources of information and his prior experience in their use.
Ex. Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
Ex. Cooking dry beans in the crockpot makes them relatively hassle-free.
Ex. Recycling is a no-brainer since it conserves our natural resources and reduces air pollution.
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* algo fácil = no-brainer.
* cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
* camino más fácil, el = path of least resistance, the.
* de consulta fácil = scannable.
* de fácil acceso = easily available, over the counter, handy.
* de fácil alcance para = within easy reach of.
* de forma que resulta más fácil de entender = in digestible form.
* de la forma más fácil = the easy way .
* de lectura fácil = easy reading.
* demasiado fácil = all too easy, far too easy.
* de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
* dinero fácil = get-rich-quick.
* es más fácil decirlo que hacerlo = easier said than done.
* fácil de comprender = easy to grasp.
* fácil de conseguir = readily available, easy-to-get, readily accessible, easy to come by.
* fácil de consultar por el usuario = browser-friendly.
* fácil de contentar = easy-going [easygoing].
* fácil de cuantificar = measurable.
* fácil de definir = easy-to-define.
* fácil de entender = easy to understand.
* fácil de leer = easy-to-read.
* fácil de localizar = traceable, retraceable.
* fácil de masticar = chewy [chewier -comp., chewiest -sup.].
* fácil de medir = measurable.
* fácil de obtener = easy to come by.
* fácil de olvidar = forgettable.
* fácil de recuperar = easily-retrievable.
* fácil de usar = easy-to-use, user friendly.
* hacerse Algo fácil = make + it + easy on + Reflexivo.
* hacerse fácil = become + convenient.
* más fácil de entender para nosotros = closer to home.
* mujer fácil = loose woman.
* no ser fácil = have + a difficult time, be no picnic, not be easy.
* no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
* optar por la solución más fácil = take + the easy way out.
* para hacer más fácil = for ease of.
* para su fácil + Nombre = for ease of + Nombre.
* presa fácil = sitting duck, easy prey.
* resultar fácil = be easy.
* se dice pronto, pero no es tan fácil = easier said than done.
* ser algo fácil = be a cinch, be a doddle, be a breeze, be a picnic, be duck soup.
* ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
* ser fácil = be easy.
* ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
* solución fácil = easy recipe, easy solution, cut-and-dried solution.
* tan fácil como coser y cantar = as simple as ABC.
* tenerlo fácil = have + an easy ride.
* vida fácil = fast living.
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I
adjetivo
1)
a) <problema/lección> easy

un libro de lectura fácil — a book which is easy to read

fácil de + inf — easy to + inf

fácil de entender — easy to understand

b) <vida/trabajo> easy

dinero fácil — easy money

c) <chiste/metáfora> facile
d) (pey) (en lo sexual) easy (pej), loose (pej)
2) (probable)

es fácil que no quiera — he'll probably not want to

no es fácil que me lo den — they are unlikely to let me have it

II
adverbio (fam) easily (colloq)

deben haber pagado fácil un millón — they must have paid a million, easily

* * *
= easy [easier -comp., easiest -sup.], untaxing, unobtrusive, smooth [smoother -comp., smoothest -sup.], painless, undemanding, effortless, straightforward, hassle-free, no-brainer.

Ex: Obviously with the definition of what constitutes an entire work still pending it is not easy to define analytical cataloguing precisely.

Ex: At other times they may be doing nothing else but relax: passing the time in a pleasant if untaxing recreation.
Ex: New technologies will enable interfaces composed of unobtrusive physiological monitors and prosthetics.
Ex: Some librarians anxious to make the transfer from the children's to the adult department as smooth as possible, often create a 'young adults' fiction section within the children's department.
Ex: Almost without exception libraries have agreed with the liberal-minded who wanted to make the immigrants' transition into a new society as painless as possible.
Ex: This very absence of quality is what makes these books attractive to children, not just because they are easy to read, undemanding, untaxing, but because the simplistic plots and characters leave children free to embroider and enrich the stories in their own way as they read.
Ex: The effortless ease of such replies does conceal from the enquirer the extensive anticipatory effort of the librarian in studying the sources of information and his prior experience in their use.
Ex: Even in this apparently straightforward situation, complications can arise.
Ex: Cooking dry beans in the crockpot makes them relatively hassle-free.
Ex: Recycling is a no-brainer since it conserves our natural resources and reduces air pollution.
* algo fácil = no-brainer.
* cada vez más fácil = ever easier.
* camino más fácil, el = path of least resistance, the.
* de consulta fácil = scannable.
* de fácil acceso = easily available, over the counter, handy.
* de fácil alcance para = within easy reach of.
* de forma que resulta más fácil de entender = in digestible form.
* de la forma más fácil = the easy way .
* de lectura fácil = easy reading.
* demasiado fácil = all too easy, far too easy.
* de modo fácil = with the tip of a hat.
* dinero fácil = get-rich-quick.
* es más fácil decirlo que hacerlo = easier said than done.
* fácil de comprender = easy to grasp.
* fácil de conseguir = readily available, easy-to-get, readily accessible, easy to come by.
* fácil de consultar por el usuario = browser-friendly.
* fácil de contentar = easy-going [easygoing].
* fácil de cuantificar = measurable.
* fácil de definir = easy-to-define.
* fácil de entender = easy to understand.
* fácil de leer = easy-to-read.
* fácil de localizar = traceable, retraceable.
* fácil de masticar = chewy [chewier -comp., chewiest -sup.].
* fácil de medir = measurable.
* fácil de obtener = easy to come by.
* fácil de olvidar = forgettable.
* fácil de recuperar = easily-retrievable.
* fácil de usar = easy-to-use, user friendly.
* hacerse Algo fácil = make + it + easy on + Reflexivo.
* hacerse fácil = become + convenient.
* más fácil de entender para nosotros = closer to home.
* mujer fácil = loose woman.
* no ser fácil = have + a difficult time, be no picnic, not be easy.
* no ser nada fácil = be hard-pushed to.
* optar por la solución más fácil = take + the easy way out.
* para hacer más fácil = for ease of.
* para su fácil + Nombre = for ease of + Nombre.
* presa fácil = sitting duck, easy prey.
* resultar fácil = be easy.
* se dice pronto, pero no es tan fácil = easier said than done.
* ser algo fácil = be a cinch, be a doddle, be a breeze, be a picnic, be duck soup.
* ser algo muy fácil de conseguir = be there for the taking.
* ser fácil = be easy.
* ser fácil de conseguir = be readily available.
* solución fácil = easy recipe, easy solution, cut-and-dried solution.
* tan fácil como coser y cantar = as simple as ABC.
* tenerlo fácil = have + an easy ride.
* vida fácil = fast living.

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fácil1
adjective
A
1 ‹problema/lección› easy
no me resultó fácil encontrarte it wasn't easy to find you
un libro de lectura fácil a book which is easy to read, a very readable book
tener la palabra fácil to have a way with words
fácil DE + INF easy to + INF
fácil de entender easy to understand
2 ‹vida/trabajo› easy
dinero fácil easy money
3 ‹chiste/metáfora› facile
4 ‹carácter› easygoing
5 (pey) (en lo sexual) easy (pej), loose (pej)
B (probable) ser fácil QUE + SUBJ:
ya es muy tarde, es fácil que no venga it's very late, she probably won't come
es fácil que nos diga que no he'll probably say no, he's quite likely to say no, he may well say no
fácil2
adverb
(fam); easily (colloq)
eso se arregla fácil that can be easily fixed
este vestido tiene fácil cinco años this dress must be a good five years old o is easily five years old
deben haber pagado fácil un millón they must have paid a million, at least o easily
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Multiple Entries:
algo fácil    
fácil
fácil adjetivo
1
a)problema/lección/vidaeasy;

fácil de entender easy to understand

b) (pey) (en lo sexual) easy (pej), loose (pej)

2 (probable):
es fácil que se le olvide he'll probably forget;

no es fácil que me lo den they are unlikely to let me have it
fácil
I adjetivo
1 (sencillo) easy: el examen parecía fácil, the exam seemed to be easy
no fue fácil convencerlo, it wasn't easy to convince him
fácil de usar, easy to use
2 (probable) likely
es fácil que venga, he is (quite) likely to come
II adverbio easily: lo que fácil se aprende, fácil se olvida, what's easy to learn, is also easy to forget
'fácil' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
asequible
- cómoda
- cómodo
- facilitar
- frágil
- ladrón
- ladrona
- mujer
- perderse
- tutearse
- así
- botado
- chollo
- chupado
- cosa
- de
- decir
- facilidad
- milonga
- parecer
- por
- regalado
- simple
- tirado
English:
cinch
- cut
- downhill
- easy
- elementary
- EZ
- foolproof
- giveaway
- hand
- open-and-shut
- picnic
- pop-top
- predict
- pushover
- relatively
- say
- should
- sitting duck
- soft
- to
- traceable
- user-friendly
- walkover
- weepy
- well
- admittedly
- available
- cheap
- come
- digestible
- doing
- find
- going
- pat
- sitting
- slick
- start
- though
- user
- way
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fácil
adj
1. [sencillo] easy;
fácil de hacer/decir easy to do/say;
dinero fácil easy money
2. [tratable] easy-going;
me ha tocado una clase fácil I've got a really nice class;
es de carácter fácil he's an easy-going sort of person
3. [probable] probable, likely;
es fácil que no venga it's likely she won't come, she probably won't come;
es fácil que lo tenga que ayudar it's likely that I'll have to help
4. [chiste] obvious
5. [que se deja seducir] easy;
tiene fama de fácil she has a reputation for being easy
adv
Fam easily;
eso se dice fácil that's easy to say;
eso se arregla fácil that's easily fixed
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fácil
I adj
1 easy;
fácil de entender easy to understand;
fácil de manejar easy to use, user-friendly;
fácil de usar user-friendly;
eso se dice fácil that’s easy for you/him etc to say, that’s easily said;
ponerlo fácil a alguien make things o life easy for s.o.;
sería lo más fácil that would be easiest o simplest
2
:
mujer fácil loose woman
3
:
es fácil que it’s likely that
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fácil adj
1) : easy
2) : likely, probable
es fácil que no pase: it probably won't happen
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fácil adj
1. (sencillo) easy [comp. easier; superl. easiest]
el examen era muy fácil the exam was very easy
2. (probable) probable / likely
es fácil que llueva esta tarde it will probably rain this afternoon

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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