Translation of sin in English:


without, prep


  • 1

    lo tomo con leche y sin azúcar I take milk but no sugar
    • reserva garantizada sin recargo guaranteed reservation at no extra cost
    • seguimos sin noticias we still haven't had any news
    • solicite más información sin compromiso send for more details without obligation
    • sin previo aviso with no advance warning
    • ¡tírate! ¡sin miedo! jump! don't be scared!
    • ¿qué harías tú sin mí? what would you do without me?
    • agua mineral sin gas still mineral water
    • cerveza sin alcohol alcohol-free beer
    • una pareja sin hijos a couple with no children
    • un vuelo sin escalas a non-stop / direct flight
    • me quedé sin pan I ran out of bread
    • se quedó sin trabajo he lost his job
    • una persona totalmente sin escrúpulos a completely unscrupulous person
  • 2

    • 2.1

      sin + inf without -ing
      • se fue sin pagar she left without paying
      • lo mandaron a la cama sin cenar they sent him to bed without any dinner
      • somos diez sin contarlos a ellos there are ten of us not counting them
      • estuvo una semana entera sin hablarme she went a whole week without speaking to me
      • sigo sin entender I still don't understand
      • la pisé sin querer I accidentally trod on her foot

    • 2.2

      sin + inf
      • una camisa sin planchar a shirt that hasn't/hadn't been ironed
      • esto está aún sin terminar this still isn't finished

  • 3

    sin que + subj embargo
    • los días pasan sin que dé señales de vida the days go by with no word from him / without any word from him
    • no voy a ir sin que me inviten I'm not going if I haven't been invited
    • quítaselo sin que se dé cuenta get it off him without his / without him noticing