Translation of apart in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (separated) See examples: they have lived apart for some yearskeep them aparthace ya algunos años que viven separadoswhy does she always sit apart?manténgalos separadosher intelligence set her apart¿por qué se sienta siempre sola?a thing/woman apartse destacaba por su inteligenciasee also → tell apartuna cosa/mujer distinta or especialExample sentences1.2 (into pieces) See examples: the building was blown apart
the girl pulled the doll apartel edificio voló en mil pedazossee also→ come apart → fall apart → take apartla niña desarmó la muñecaExample sentences
- Asking for things you know your partner won't want to do is likely to make you feel further apart, not closer together.
- Intimacy then becomes cold and degrading, leading the couple farther apart, not closer together.
- The Germans found, however, that living apart slows the decline in female libido, confirming the maxim ‘absence makes the heart grow fonder’.
- I was going to take her words apart piece by piece.
- And then you start tearing it apart in bits and pieces and start writing notes to yourself, remember in scene so and so you're going to do so and so, so set it up now.
- The blast, which occurred at around 11.40 am, ripped apart piece of the pavement, throwing concrete and other debris on the roadway.
- 2 (distant) See examples: the two capitals are hundreds of miles apartin places as far apart as Tokyo and Parislas dos capitales se encuentran a cientos de millas (de distancia) una de otrawhen it comes to politics, he and I are miles aparten lugares tan alejados el uno del otro como Tokio y Parísthe first and second interviews are weeks aparten lo que se refiere a política, estamos a años luz el uno del otrohay varias semanas entre la primera y la segunda entrevistaExample sentences
- Lie on your back, legs straight, and extend your arms overhead, stretching your hands and feet as far apart as possible.
- She stayed in one place, her feet about as far apart as her shoulders, and really only her legs moved.
- The passing of our friend Schwartz is being noted in venues as far apart as The Independent and The Cleveland Plain Dealer.
- 3 (excluded) (after noun) these faults apart, it is a very good piece of workjoking apart, he is an excellent swimmeraparte de or fuera de estos defectos, es un trabajo muy buenofuera de bromas or hablando en serio, nada muy bien
- 4apart from (as preposition) 4.1 (except for) I liked them all apart from the yellow oneapart from him we're all satisfiedtodas me gustaron excepto or menos la amarilla4.2 (discounting) quite apart from the time it would take, I can't afford itaparte de él or exceptuándolo a él, todos estamos satisfechos4.3 (separated from) See examples: why does she always sit apart from the rest of the group?aparte or independientemente del tiempo que me tomaría, no puedo permitírmelo¿por qué se sienta siempre apartada del resto del grupo?Example sentences
- I'm still wondering about the man in the plumed turban standing apart and detached watching sailors and vendors at work.
- A cynic would say that this writer who claimed to stand alone and apart was actually quite prepared to lose himself in the herd.
- The question that can be asked is: can a certain percentage of replenishable groundwater be considered to be set apart for agriculture?
- Financial considerations apart, was he worth all that palaver?
- Though joking apart and with an eye on why we admire the Austin Ambassador so damn much, that crude range of engines were all service friendly and able to hit a hundred thousand miles with the right amount of care.
- Jokes apart, she's also been a convincing character actress.
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