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Expresiones y frases - Palabra clave 'To'
Idioms - Key word 'To'
|to a certain degree||hasta cierto punto|
|to a fault||demasiado, en extremo|
|to a T||como anillo al dedo|
|to all intents and purposes||prácticamente|
|to and fro||de un lado a otro|
|to date||hasta ahora|
- His story is only credible to a certain degree.
- I think you're being naive to a fault.
- This job is perfect for Al, it suits him to a T.
- The clubs and discos in the city had, to all intents and purposes, closed.
- Jackie's so busy she keeps running to and fro all day long.
- This is the number of car accidents we've had this year in the country to date.
|to each his own||a cada cual lo suyo|
|to hand||a mano|
|to hell with this!||¡al diablo con esto!|
|to little purpose/no avail||inútilmente, en vano|
|to my mind||en mi opinión|
|to one's face||a la cara|
|to one's heart's content||hasta quedar satisfecho|
- Do you have the price list to hand? I need to check something.
- I'm sick of all this situation! To hell with it!
- The doctors tried everything to save her but it was all to no avail.
- To my mind, you should talk to Bob and sort things out.
- Fred told me to my face that he hadn't done it.
- You can eat chocolate to your heart's content but don't complain later.
|to perfection||a la perfección|
|to the best of my knowledge||que yo sepa|
|to the contrary||en contra|
|to the hilt||totalmente, hasta el cuello|
|to the last||hasta el final|
|to the letter||al pie de la letra|
- I needed to pay some bills and to that effect I asked for a loan.
- To the best of my knowledge, Tina was still in Canada.
- My client is innocent. Is there any avidence to the contrary?
- I'm up to the hilt with debt. I don't know what to do!
- I'm your wife and I'll stay with you to the last.
- Make sure you follow the instructions to the letter.
|to the nines||de punta en blanco|
|to the nth degree||a la enésima potencia|
|to the point||venir al caso|
|to the tune||por valor de|
- Bill was dressed up to the nines because he was going to the opera.
- My dad is like a general elevated to the nth degree. He's so strict!
- Your comment was not to the point. We were talking about something else.
- We bought this house to the tune of 50,000 dollars.