It is a shame that people tend to pay more attention to one's speaking style instead of their substance.Es una lástima que la gente suela prestar más atención a la manera de hablar de alguien en vez de a la sustancia.
The abstract of your thesis should capture the substance of the entire experiment so as to entice the reader.El resumen de tu tesis debe reflejar la esencia del experimento entero para incitar el lector a seguir leyendo.
When we discovered that he had problems with substance abuse, we sent him to a rehab facility.Cuando descubrimos que tenía problemas con el abuso de estupefacientes, lo mandamos a un centro de rehabilitación.
shadows without substancethe bloodied hand was no longer her own, it was some spectral thing, an appendage without substancethey had no more substance than shadowsa vacuum has no substance
line the fabric to give it more substanceponle un forro a la tela para darle más cuerpo
tight weaves strengthen the cloth; weight gives substance and durability
2(basis)(to allegation)base (f);fundamento (m)
there is no substance to in any of these allegations
the rumours are completely without substancelos rumores no tienen ninguna base or ningún fundamento
there is some substance to this critiquehe said that there was no substance to the storyto [give] substance to sththis episode appeared to give substance to earlier rumourspractical experience gives substance to the more abstract descriptionshe then gives substance to the image by describing players in terms that could have been lifted from a fight posterto [lack] substanceBoth sides frequently claim to have routed the enemy, but these reports usually lack substance
it is just a public relations exercise with no real substance behind itthere isn't much substance to the plot
there wasn't much substance in or to his lecturessus conferencias no tenían mucha enjundia or sustancia
some people see Shelley's poetry as lacking in substancethe music has style, but the songs occasionally lack substanceInitial Chinese reaction to the atomic bomb was that it was little more than a "paper tiger" that looked impressive but lacked substancethe examples and illustrations are myriad, but the whole impression is disappointing because, like the vanities it describes, it lacks substance. We never get to grips with the whys and whereforesthe music has style, but the songs occasionally lack substance
issues of substanceasuntos fundamentales or de importancia
Syria will attend only if the negotiations deal with issues of substanceit's questioned whether anything of substance has been achieved
(gist, essence)[of speech, writing]esencia (f)
the substance of his talkla esencia de su charla
the substance of their talk is condensed into a paragraphthe UN has refused to reveal the substance of the talksthe substance of his discussions doesn't really matterthe substance of the book
I agree with the substance of his proposalsestoy de acuerdo en lo esencial de sus propuestas;the dispute was about style not substancela discusión fue sobre forma, no sobre fondo;what he is saying in substance is that ...en esencia, lo que está diciendo es que ...;the Court agreed in substance with this argumentel tribunal estuvo de acuerdo con este argumento en lo esencial
what he is saying in substance is that the present system cannot continue indefinitely
a man/woman of substance(wealthy person)un hombre/una mujer de fortuna
Maggie was a woman of substancehe intended to become a man of substance by the time he reached twenty-five
substance abuse (n)abuso (m) de estupefacientes;toxicomanía (f)