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Compound classifying adjectives

Loose-leaf:
Having or designed to have leaves that can easily be removed or replaced.
a loose-leaf notebook.
Translate:
de hojas sueltas.
Example:
I remembered someone saying loose-leaf tea is nicer than bags but it has all but
disappeared. The Sun (2010)

Made-up:
If you are made-up, you are wearing make-up such as powder or eye shadow.
She was made-up and ready to go.
A made-up word, name, or story is invented, rather than really existing or being true.
It looks like a made-up word.
If you are made-up, you are happy.
I'll be made up if I get in the top five, that would be great.
Translate:
maquillado, inventado, feliz.
Example:
On this window an artist wit had painted a nun with a made-up face. Martin, Joy THE IMAGE
OF LAURA (2002)

Man-eating:
A man-eating animal or person is one that has killed and eaten human beings, or that
people think might do so.
...man-eating lions.
Translate:
Antropfago, que come personas.
Example:
Harry Sheiling's got the social instincts of a man-eating shark. West, Charles STAGE FRIGHT
(2004)

Mass-produced:
If something is mass-produced, they are made in large quantities, usually by machine.
This means that the product can be sold cheaply.
...the first mass-produced mountain bike.
Translate:
fabricado en serie, producido en masa.
Example:
They will be the first mass-produced electric cars to be available in Britain. Times, Sunday
Times (2010)

Middle-aged:
If you describe someone as middle-aged, you mean that they are neither young nor old.
People between the ages of 40 and 60 are usually considered to be middle-aged.
His sisters are grown up and his parents are middle-aged.
If you describe someone's activities or interests as middle-aged, you are critical of them
because you think they are typical of a middle-aged person, for example by being
conventional or old-fashioned.
Her novels are middle-aged and boring.
Translate:
de mediana edad.
Example:
So: is it all over for the middle-aged white man?. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Never-ending:
If you describe something bad or unpleasant as never-ending, you are emphasizing that
it seems to last a very long time.
...a never-ending series of scandals.
Translate:
interminable.
Example:
The battle for information is never-ending and often largely fruitless. Admiral Sandy
Woodward, With Patrick Robinson ONE HUNDRED DAYS (2003)

North-east:
The north-east part of a place, country, or region is the part which is towards the north-
east.
These islands of the north-east coast can only be reached in small boats.
Translate:
noreste.
Example:
He begins his journey on the north-east coast of Brazil. Times, Sunday Times (2012)

North-west:
The north-west part of a place, country, or region is the part which is towards the north-
west.
...Sydney's north-west suburbs.
Translate:
noroeste.
Example:
She arrived at the north-west coast of the United States. Times, Sunday Times (2009)

Nuclear-free:
A nuclear-free place is a place where nuclear energy or nuclear weapons are forbidden.
...proposals for a nuclear-free Korean peninsula.
Translate:
desnuclearizado, libre de armas nucleares.
Example:
Strathclyde council has declared itself a nuclear-free zone. The Sun (2003)
Odds-on:
If there is an odds-on chance that something will happen, it is very likely that it will happen.
It was odds-on that there was no killer.
Translate:
probable.
Example:
If they've got that far in five hours, then St. Valentine's Day's odds-on for our wager.
Stephanie Laurens DEVIL'S BRIDE (2001)

Off-guard:
If someone is caught off-guard, they are not expecting a surprise or danger that suddenly
occurs.
The question caught her completely off-guard.
Translate:
desprevenido, con la guardia baja.
Example:
I think it can catch people off-guard. Times, Sunday Times (2013)

Off-peak:
If things are available off-peak, they are available at a time when there is less demand for
them, so they are cheaper than usual.
Calls cost less per minute off-peak.
Translate:
fuera de horas pico, en temporada baja.
Example:
It can take advantage of cheaper electricity tariffs available at off-peak times. Times,
Sunday Times (2012)

One-way:
In one-way streets or traffic systems, vehicles can only travel along in one direction.
The traffic has been one-way for too long.
One-way describes journeys which go to just one place, rather than to that place and then
back again.
The trailers will be rented for one-way trips.
Translate:
de sentido nico.
Example:
Essentially it's a one-way ticket.. The Sun (2011)

Open-ended:
When people begin an open-ended discussion or activity, they do not have a particular
result, decision, or timespan in mind.
She does better on open-ended tasks that require her to think for herself.
Translate:
indefinido.
Example:
There is a specific challenge for open-ended funds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)

Open-mouthed:
If someone is looking open-mouthed, they are staring at something with their mouth wide
open because it has shocked, frightened, or excited them.
They watched almost open-mouthed as the two men came towards them.
Translate:
boquiabierto.
Example:
Everyone stared open-mouthed when he said that. The Sun (2006)

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