- 1 1.1 (letter) the A to Z of Gardeninghe knows his subject from A to Zel ABC de la jardineríato get from A to Bconoce el tema perfectamente or de cabo a rabo1.2 (Music) to give somebody an Air de un sitio a otroA flat/sharp/naturaldarle el la a alguienA major/minorla bemol/sostenido/naturalthe piece is in Ala mayor/menor1.3 (grade)la pieza es en la mayor
- 2 (Medicine)blood group A→ blood groupgrupo (masculine) sanguíneo A
- 3 3.1 (in house numbers) See examples: 35A3.2 (in sizes of paper) (British English) A3≈ 35 bis≈ 35 duplicadoA4A3(420 x 297mm)A5A4(297 x 210mm)3.3 (British English) (Transport)A5(210 x 148mm)(indicador de carretera o ruta nacional)(before noun) A road≈ carretera (feminine) or ruta (feminine) nacional
- 1I have a problem/a question/an ideaun, (una)a Mrs Smith calledtengo un problema/una pregunta/una ideashe's a lawyerllamó una tal señora Smithshe's a famous lawyeres abogadahave you got a car/light?es una famosa abogadahe didn't say a word¿tienes coche/fuego?they're six dollars a kilono dijo ni una palabrahalf a dozen/an hourestán a seis dólares el kilowhat a pity/coincidence!media docena/horawhat a huge dog!¡qué lástima/casualidad!half a cup/spoonful¡qué perro más enorme!media taza/cucharada
- 2 (per) twice a week50 miles an hourdos veces por semana or a la semana50 millas por horaExample sentences
- The truckers are angry at the rise in diesel prices, which currently average 81.3p a litre.
- The price of gold rose last week to $309 an ounce - and at one point was $312, its highest for two years.
- You can't drive over five miles an hour down any street in New York.
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