off duty, on duty significado, off duty, on duty definición | diccionario de inglés definición

Collins

duty

  
  ( duties    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Duty is work that you have to do for your job.  
Staff must report for duty at their normal place of work..., My duty is to look after the animals.     
2       n-plural   Your duties are tasks which you have to do because they are part of your job.  
I carried out my duties conscientiously...     
3       n-sing   If you say that something is your duty, you believe that you ought to do it because it is your responsibility.  
oft with poss  
I consider it my duty to write to you and thank you.     
4       n-var   Duties are taxes which you pay to the government on goods that you buy.  
Import duties still average 30%., ...customs duties...     
5    If someone such as a policeman or a nurse is off duty, they are not working. If someone is on duty, they are working.  
off duty, on duty             phrase   PHR after v, v-link PHR  
I'm off duty..., Extra staff had been put on duty.     
Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild  
Collins
duty     ( duties    plural  )
1       n-uncount   Duty is work that you have to do for your job.  
Staff must report for duty at their normal place of work..., My duty is to look after the animals.     
2       n-plural   Your duties are tasks which you have to do because they are part of your job.  
I carried out my duties conscientiously...     
3       n-sing   If you say that something is your duty, you believe that you ought to do it because it is your responsibility.  
oft with poss  
I consider it my duty to write to you and thank you.     
4       n-var   Duties are taxes which you pay to the government on goods that you buy.  
Import duties still average 30%., ...customs duties...     
5    If someone such as a policeman or a nurse is off duty, they are not working. If someone is on duty, they are working.  
off duty, on duty      phrase   PHR after v, v-link PHR  
I'm off duty..., Extra staff had been put on duty.     


active duty     
Active duty means the same as active service.  
  (mainly AM)      n-uncount   oft on N  
dereliction of duty     
Dereliction of duty is deliberate or accidental failure to do what you should do as part of your job.  
FORMAL      n-uncount   (=negligence)  
He pleaded guilty to wilful dereliction of duty.     
duty-bound      , duty bound  
If you say you are duty-bound to do something, you are emphasizing that you feel it is your duty to do it.  
FORMAL      adj   v-link ADJ to-inf     (emphasis)    I felt duty bound to help.     
duty-free     
Duty-free goods are sold at airports or on planes or ships at a cheaper price than usual because you do not have to pay import tax on them.      adj  
...duty-free cigarettes.     
duty-free shop        ( duty-free shops    plural  ) A duty-free shop is a shop, for example at an airport, where you can buy goods at a cheaper price than usual, because no tax is paid on them.      n-count  
heavy-duty     
A heavy-duty piece of equipment is very strong and can be used a lot.      adj   usu ADJ n  
...a heavy duty polythene bag...     
off-duty     
When someone such as a soldier or policeman is off-duty, they are not working.      adj  
The place is the haunt of off-duty policemen.     
stamp duty     
In Britain, stamp duty is a tax that you pay to the government when you buy a house.      n-uncount  

Traducción diccionario Collins Ingles - Cobuild  

Collins

duty

  
1    assignment, business, calling, charge, engagement, function, mission, obligation, office, onus, pigeon     (informal)   province, responsibility, role, service, task, work  
2    allegiance, deference, loyalty, obedience, respect, reverence  
3    customs, due, excise, impost, levy, tariff, tax, toll  
4    do duty for      stand in, substitute, take the place of  
5    be the duty of      behove     (archaic)   be incumbent upon, belong to, be (someone's) pigeon     (Brit. informal)   be up to     (informal)   devolve upon, pertain to, rest with  
6    off duty      at leisure, free, off, off work, on holiday  
7    on duty      at work, busy, engaged, on active service  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

Diccionario colaborativo     Inglés Cobuild
v.
wave hand as a sign of rejection, disapproval or lack of interest
v.
to depend on something or on someone to cover the basic expenses
E.g.: He lived off the money he inherited from his father while he had been working as a volunteer.
exp.
A thing which ought to be perfectly vertical but which through fault is slanting is said to be off plumb.
exp.
expression meaning that a situation is no longer certain or predictable and that anything can happen
originating from horse racing where "all bets are off" indicated that bets already made were null due to various unpredicted factors
exp.
live without being connected to one of more public utilities (such as water, electric power)
exp.
laughing my fucking ass off
[Slang];[Arg.]
exp.
mislead someone; deliberately provide wrong information to forbid someone from knowing the truth
E.g.: They are no longer in town, but hey left their car in front of the house just to put everybody off the scent.
exp.
get well with someone from the very beginning of the relationship
used when referring to romantic relationship, but also in a larger meaning: He hit it off with his teacher; he will continue taking classes with her.
n.
1. The discharge or release of a person appearing in court of all criminal charges because they have been found not guilty. 2. A release from an obligation, duty, or debt.
legal E.g After the clear acquittal from the judge, he had to start his life all over again.
exp.
go away idiot, fool ; leave me alone idiot, fool ; fuck you idiot, fool ; fuck off idiot, fool.
[Slang];[Vulg.]
n.
military aviation term: loss of visual reference during take-off or landing due to the sand or dust

head

La comunidad Reverso

  • Cree su lista de vocabulario
  • Contribuya al Diccionario colaborativo
  • Comparta sus conocimientos lingüísticos
Publicidad
"Collins Cobuild English Dictionary for Advanced Learners 4th edition published in 2003 © HarperCollins Publishers 1987, 1995, 2001, 2003 and Collins A-Z Thesaurus 1st edition first published in 1995 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995"