on the shelf - definición en el diccionario inglés británico y tesauro - Cambridge Dictionaries Online
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Definición de “on the shelf” en inglés

See all translations

on the shelf

not noticed or not used: It's important to apply research in a practical way and not leave it on the shelf. mainly UK informal If someone, usually a woman, wis on the shelf, she is not married and is considered too old for anyone to want to marry her: In those days, if you hadn't married by the time you were 30, you were definitely on the shelf.
Traducciones de “on the shelf”
en chino (tradicionál) 被忽視的, 被擱置的, 廢棄的…
en chino (simplificado) 被忽视的, 被搁置的, 废弃的…
(Definition of on the shelf from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definiciones de “on the shelf” en otros diccionarios

Palabra del día
poke

to greet someone on a social networking website by leaving them a special short message

Palabra del día

The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
The cake was made by my sister: how to use the passive in English.
by Liz Walter,
June 24, 2015
Look at these two sentences: My sister made the cake. The cake was made by my sister. Both these sentences mean the same. The first is an active sentence: it tells you what the sister did. The second is a passive sentence: it tells you what happened to the cake. Here are

Aprende más 

burger noun
burger noun
June 29, 2015
a menu on a computer screen comprising three short parallel horizontal lines which the user clicks to see options Definitely use a burger. You could put the settings in the burger menu too. Fix the settings to the bottom of the burger menu and use a vertically scrolling contact list that scrolls behind

Aprende más