Translation of well-oiled in Spanish:


bien engrasado, adj.

Pronunciation /wɛlˈɔɪld/


  • 1

    (machine) bien engrasado
    • Anthony is as lean and fit as his stockmen and they work together like a well-oiled machine, mustering the cattle through today's weaning, weighing and dipping with practiced ease.
    • Our fulfillment and phone order operations are already a well-oiled machine.
    • Current management thinking largely assumes that a well functioning organisation is akin to a well oiled machine.
    • Few argue that it always works like a smooth, well-oiled machine.
    • But in general, this operating environment is a well-oiled machine.
    • I want to run this organisation like a well-oiled machine, so these things need to be in place, ‘he said.’
    • Like a well-oiled machine, the organisers had collated details and created a database on the would-be grooms and brides.
    • The briefing went smoothly as a well-oiled machine; everyone knew their jobs and capabilities.
    • Around here, gossip is a well-oiled machine, traveling at mind-boggling speeds, and this is just one more thing that I will not miss about the place.
    • I have played in games where it was a sheer pleasure because my team operated like a well-oiled machine.
    • Her Parent Advisory Committee is dominated by French-immersion parents and, she said, the group operates like a well-oiled machine.
    • It has created an efficient media outfit, its party organisation runs like a well-oiled machine.
    • You have everything running as smooth as a well oiled machine, as always.
  • 2slang

    como una cuba informal
    • Stan waited until the stomachs were full and the audience well oiled before selling the raffle tickets that brought in a bundle for the local Boys Orphanage.