Translation of "such" - English-Spanish dictionary


determiner, pronoun uk /sʌtʃ/ us /sʌtʃ/

A2 used to make an opinion stronger

She’s such a nice person.
It’s such a shame that he’s leaving.

like the person or thing you were just talking about

It’s difficult to know how to treat such cases.
such as

A2 for example

She can’t eat dairy products, such as milk and cheese.

(Translation of “such” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


adjective /satʃ/

of the same kind as that already mentioned or being mentioned

tal(es), así, semejante, de este tipo
Animals that gnaw, such as mice, rats, rabbits and weasels are called rodents
He came from Bradford or some such place
She asked to see Mr Johnson but was told there was no such person there
I’ve seen several such buildings
I’ve never done such a thing before
doctors, dentists and such people.

of the great degree already mentioned or being mentioned

tal; así de (malos, etc)
If you had telephoned her, she wouldn’t have got into such a state of anxiety
She never used to get such bad headaches (as she does now).

of the great degree, or the kind, to have a particular result

tal; tan/tanto
He shut the window with such force that the glass broke
She’s such a good teacher that the headmaster asked her not to leave
Their problems are such as to make it impossible for them to live together any more.

used for emphasis

tal, tan
This is such a shock! They have been such good friends to me!
suchlike adjective, pronoun

(things) of the same kind

de ese tipo
I don’t like books about love, romance and suchlike (things).
such-and-such adjective, pronoun

used to refer to some unnamed person or thing

tal y tal, tal y cual
Let’s suppose that you go into such-and-such a shop and ask for such-and-such.
such as it is

though it scarcely deserves the name

si se le puede llamar así
You can borrow our lawn mower, such as it is.

(Translation of “such” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)