(n.) = homework ; school tasks ; homework assignment ; school work [schoolwork] ; class assignment ; course assignment ; student assignment. Ex: When a schoolboy, coming to the library with nothing better than grades in mind, discovers incidentally the fascination of books that have nothing to do with his homework. Ex: In teaching session after teaching session, day after day, school tasks are administered through textbooks, instruction manuals, reference works, etc -- tomes teeming with problems for the pupils to solve. Ex: This is and information service available for IBM and Macintosh computers with a modem to help students with homework assignments. Ex: Most of them use the library for their school work, and the majority are not satisfied either with library collections or services. Ex: Class assignments may have to be redesigned if the full capabilities offered by multimedia instructional products are to be fully exploited. Ex: The author discusses the course assignments, teaching methods and materials, and the lessons learned from the experience. Ex: City librarians need to be notified about student assignments so that materials can be pulled from shelves and reserved for student use. (n.) = duty [duties, -pl.] ; obligation. Ex: Organisations often expect an information officer or librarian to prepare such abstracts as are necessary, in addition to performing various other information duties. Ex: At the same time, the Library acknowledges its obligation to cooperate with major abstracting and indexing services to build a comprehensive national bibliographic data base. ---- * asumir + Posesivo + deber = assume + Posesivo + duty. * asumir un deber = assume + Posesivo + duty. * consciente de los deberes de Uno = dutiful. * cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = fulfil + Posesivo + duty. * cumplir con un deber = discharge + Posesivo + duty ; fulfil + Posesivo + duty. * deber ciudadano = civic duty. * deber cumplido = duty accomplished. * deberes = homework ; school tasks ; homework assignment ; school work [schoolwork] ; class assignment ; course assignment ; student assignment. * deberes escritos = writing homework. * deber familiar = familial duty. * deber moral = moral duty. * deber profesional = professional duty. * hacer el deber de Uno = do + Posesivo + part. * hacer los deberes = do + Posesivo + homework. * incumplimiento del deber = neglect of duty ; breach of duty. * más allá del deber = beyond the call of duty. * negligencia en el cumplimiento del deber = dereliction of duty. * no hacer los deberes = be asleep at the wheel. * sentido del deber = sense of duty. * tener el deber de = have + a responsibility to. * tener un deber que cumplir con = have + a responsibility to. (v.) = must ; ought to ; owe. Ex: Even the same collection some years on will have altered, and the device, in order to remain effective, must evolve in keeping with the development of the collection. Ex: Early in its discussions the Working Group concluded that the implementation of an international authority system ought to follow a phased approach. Ex: DOBIS/LIBIS can then tell which borrowers owe the library money. ---- * debe por lo tanto deducirse que = it must therefore follow that. * debe por lo tanto esperarse que = it must therefore follow that. * debe por lo tanto ser lógico que = it must therefore follow that. * debe por lo tanto ser una consecuencia lógica que = it must therefore follow that. * deber haber ocurrido antes = be long overdue. * debería existir = there + ought to be. * debería haber = there + ought to be. * debería(n) = should. * deber pagarse = be payable. * deber pensarse = thought + must be given. * deber prestar atención = warrant + consideration. * deberse = be due. * deberse a = be due to ; be caused by ; be attributable to ; boil down to ; be down to. * deber una a Alguien = owe + Nombre + one. * deber una multa = owe + a fine. * deber + Verbo = be + to be + Verbo. * debe ser + Participio = be to be + Participio. * estar haciendo algo que no se debe = be up to no good ; get up to + no good. * mérito + deberse a = credit + be due to ; credit + go to ; be to the credit of. * multa que se debe = unpaid fine. * no actuar como se debe = be remiss. * no cumplir con + Posesivo + deber = be remiss. * no debemos + Infinitivo = let us not + Infinitivo. * no deber nada = pay + Posesivo + dues. * no debes juzgar un libro por el color de sus pastas = don't judge a book by its cover ; don't judge a book by its cover.