- 1 1.1 (sign, symbol)(stain)(imprint)dirty/greasy marksburn mark scratch markmanchas de suciedad/grasaExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (on body) distinguishing marks she escaped without a mark on her body
- Here are some useful sites for anyone needing to display diacritical marks, mathematical symbols, etc.
- The stress marks might seem quaint to us; but McGuffey believed that rhythm and harmony have not only an aesthetic but also a moral value.
- Although most of the headstones are severely weathered and illegible, cemetery staff will record all legible marks and inscriptions before removing the stones.
the marks of agesalió sin un arañazolas huellas de la edadExample sentences
- So the fact that this building is expensive is a mark of its quality.
- Somehow, the brand of the magazine becomes the mark of quality rather than the individual work in it.
- Flags were flying at half mast as a mark of respect for the Duke of Norfolk who died two days ago at the age of 86, the Arundel ground being part of the Duke's estate.
- The yellow sponged raked over the arm viciously causing a deep red scuff marks to surface.
- Looking up, she saw several holes dotted along its surface, burned scorch marks surrounding the edges.
- Oh boy… did I do a lot of damage… his whole face was either covered in red marks or a bruise.
- 2 (identifying sign) a mark of qualityas a mark of respectun signo de calidadtolerance is the mark of a civilized societyen señal de respetoit's the mark of a gentlemanuna sociedad civilizada se distingue por su toleranciato leave o stamp one's mark on somebody/somethinges lo que distingue a un caballerofive years in prison have left their markdejar su impronta en alguien/algoto make one's markcinco años en la cárcel le han dejado huella(make big impression)dejar su impronta(lit: on document)
- 3(for paper, exam)(Sport)to give somebody/get a good markponerle a alguien/sacar una buena nota(Sport)she always gets top marks (British English)darle a alguien/obtener un buen puntaje or (especially Spain) una buena puntuaciónI give her full marks for tryingsiempre saca las mejores notas or [formal] la máxima calificaciónno marks for guessing who said that! (British English) [colloquial] [humorous]se merece un premio por intentarlono hace falta ser un genio para saber quién dijo esoExample sentences
- There will be no marks awarded for the answer ‘They both write historical fantasy’.
- It is possible to discourage guessing by allocating one mark for a correct answer and minus one for an incorrect answer.
- Although the paper is 80 marks / answer all questions, there is some consolation in that several questions are perennial.
- These are some of the terms used to describe children unable to learn or more importantly who score poor marks in their examinations.
- Researchers discovered that different academics gave different marks for the same essays.
- The problems in the evaluation system is not limited to the disparity in marks between different universities.
- 4 4.1 (indicator) See examples: the cost has reached the $100,000 mark(gas) mark 6 (British English)el costo ha llegado a los 100.000 dólaresto be/come up to the mark to overstep the mark 4.2 (for race) on your marks! o take your marks!el número 6(de un horno de gas)to be quick/slow off the mark¡a sus marcas!ser rápido/lentoExample sentences
- He also helped set three relay world records and lowered his own mark in the 400 freestyle.
- Thorpe is the current Olympic and triple world champion in the 400 meters and holds three world marks in freestyle distances.
- In these she recorded marks of 12. 53s and 1. 51m to put her in an overall 14th place.
- 5 (target) to be an easy mark [colloquial]$300? $3,000 would be nearer the mark!ser (un) blanco fácilto be o fall wide of the mark (lit: arrow)¿300 dólares? ¡yo diría más bien 3.000!, his estimate was wide of the markno dar en el blanco(por mucho)to hit/miss the mark (insinuation/warning)erró por mucho en su cálculohacer/no hacer mella(lit: arrow)dar/no dar en el blancoExample sentences
- She threw the last knife she was holding at the target in frustration, not hitting far off from the target mark.
- This makes it difficult to say when a particular quatrain has missed or hits its mark.
- As she develops she should be able to reach out and grab an object, even though she often misses the mark on the first try.
- 1 1.1 (stain, scar)(dress/carpet)1.2 (pattern) (usually passive) the male's throat is marked with two white barsdejar (una) marca enel macho tiene dos franjas blancas en el cuelloExample sentences
- They were faded, some stained by water from rain and a few marked by mud or beer.
- Her gray dress was torn and dirty, marked more so by several spots of blood.
- She turned a corner and stopped before colliding into a little boy, face marked with tears.
- 2 (indicate) the letter was marked 'urgent'she was marked absenten el sobre decía or (especially Spain) ponía 'urgente'the price is marked on the lidle pusieron falta or ausenteel precio va marcado en la tapaExample sentences
- We moored to the buoy that marks the Haven's position, and Gino put the decompression station in place.
- The position of each station will be marked by a cross.
- Two large stones also stand almost due east and west to mark the local equinoctial positions of the sun.
- 3 3.1 (commemorate, signal)(anniversary/retirement)1997 marks the centenary3.2 (characterize) a period marked by constant riotsen 1997 se cumple el centenarioun período caracterizado por constantes disturbiosExample sentences
- Sargent's work is marked by its exceptional lucidity, its exactness of expression and by the decisiveness of her results.
- Clough's early works are marked by a subdued palette of largely browns, greys and greens.
- His subsequent work was marked by an offbeat intensity.
- Plans are being formulated to hold a celebration event to mark the 10th anniversary of the club next April.
- This ceremony is supposed to mark an important event in the life of the eunuchs, when they realise their dream of marrying for once.
- It was the highlight of a series of events held last week to mark the beginning of six months of celebrations to marks the Quakers' important anniversary.
- The stage victory marked a reversal of fortunes for the 26-year-old who lost the prologue when his chain came off close to the finish.
- Because the unit can be traced over several tens of kilometres, we suggest it marks a sub-regionally significant event in the Emeishan Province as basalt production terminated.
- Ms McGreal said the event marked the end of the ‘talking phase’ for women in agriculture.
- 4(make corrections in) (paper/exam)(grade)it was right, but he marked it wrongponer(le) nota ahe marked my essay 13 out of 20estaba bien, pero lo marcó como erróneothe judges marked her performance very high (Sport)me puso 13 sobre 20 en el trabajolos jueces le dieron un puntaje muy alto or (especially Spain) una puntuación muy altaExample sentences
- Work has been set for him and as far as I'm concerned it's being marked by teachers.
- She says the programme involved properly supported unit standards marked by trained teachers and assessed to the standard.
- It also says the initial measurement for seven-year-olds is unreliable as it is marked by teachers rather than external examiners.
- In addition, Mid Yorkshire was marked down for not ensuring at least 98 per cent of patients with suspected cancer were seen within two weeks.
- Like the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Lewisham has been marked down for missing its four-hour A&E waiting time target for 2004 / 5.
- A Merit would suffice, heck even a Pass would do as I know she's going to mark me down anyway because I slacked big time on the photography bit, but that was a different unit.
- 5 (heed) See examples: (you) mark my words!but she has lied before, mark you!¡ya verás!¡vas a ver!pero ten en cuenta que nos ha mentido antes
- 6(British English) (Sport)Example sentences
- Harrogate were camped in their half for the entire game and despite marking Elliot Dowley ferociously were not able to match his pace and he put away a winner in the nick of time.
- If he is assigned a player to mark throughout a game, it is almost guaranteed that that player will not have a large impact on the game.
- Lorraine Pugh had her best performance in the game against Glynn as she was marking their best player Anne-Marie Moloney.
- Opening 52 Seconds: Bombers win the ball from the opening bounce and Lucas marks at centre half forward.
- But in fact, it makes it almost impossible to see which player is marking the ball, as other players swarm around you.
- 1.1 (write down) the teacher marked him down as absent
- 1.1 (divide off)
- 1.1 (note) 1.2 (Business)
- (Finance, History)Example sentences
- Moreover, the budget was burdened annually to the tune of over 10 billion German marks by the war against the Kurds.
- Some 7.5 billion of German marks are frozen in state banks.
- This in turn is equal to 1.95583 German marks, or 6.55957 French francs, or 166.386 Spanish pesetas, and so on.
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