Translation of apropos in Spanish:


pertinente, adj.

Pronunciation /ˌæprəˈpoʊ/ /ˌaprəˈpəʊ/ /ˈaprəpəʊ/

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    (remark) pertinente
    (remark) acertado
    the quotation was hardly apropos la cita no era pertinente / no venía al caso
    • Her hunger pangs serve as an apropos metaphor for her literary life.
    • A more apropos quote from him would be this: ‘It is not by speeches and debates that the great issues of the day will be decided, but by blood and iron.’
    • There could never be an apropos moment to suffer such an appalling episode, but the timing in his case serves only to highlight his misfortune in even sharper relief.
    • The cheerleaders in the video are entirely apropos - one listen of this and you'll be dancing around too.
    • It would be wrong to say that they display a mastery of their craft, because in this context, the word ‘dominance’ seems a lot more apropos than ‘mastery.’
    • True, I have chosen somewhat melodramatic examples; but there are plenty of others, less melodramatic but equally apropos - especially, perhaps, in the realm of sexual morality.
    • His charming little theme's heard throughout the movie, but the producers chose to impose somebody else's noisy pop tune on the credits, obscuring his very apropos theme.
    • But for everyone else, the Supreme Court's decision to embrace the principles of federalism that have always been a fundamental part of our Constitution could not have come at a more apropos time.
    • Quotes are fine and sometimes apropos depending on the conversation's tone and topic, however, keep in mind who will be reading the e-mail and the perception your opinion via the quote you include will leave.
    • As far as the sound of the show went, the group were familiar with what they were performing, but the songs didn't translate as second nature; rediscovering bike riding would be an apropos analogy, I suppose.
    • The bizarre forelimbs of alvarezsaurids were therefore accompanied by a bizarre lifestyle, an unexpected but apropos twist in the plot of the evolutionary novel that is the fossil record.
    • The lessons are more apropos than one might think.
    • But more times than not, the film can't seem to find the apropos avenue upon which to sell its wares of pragmatism.
    • Suddenly, alcohol's nickname, firewater, has become especially apropos.
    • Surely this joke has been used elsewhere, but this was an apropos ending to the show…
    • Seems the floundering yet fertile imagination of this fallen idol had finally found an apropos home to roost in.
    • Bad times, rather than face, would have been more apropos.
    • The audience thinks the joke is on him, but the joke is on them, an apropos conclusion.
    • That's why ideas about the third culture are particularly apropos right now, as you are concentrating on scientists trying to take their case directly to the public.


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