There are 3 translations of mark in Spanish:

mark1

Pronunciation: /mɑːrk; mɑːk/

n

  • 2 (identifying sign) marca (f) a mark of quality un signo de calidad as a mark of respect en señal de respeto tolerance is the mark of a civilized society una sociedad civilizada se distingue por su tolerancia it's the mark of a gentleman es lo que distingue a un caballero to leave o stamp one's mark on sb/sth dejar su impronta en algn/algo five years in prison have left their mark cinco años en la cárcel le han dejado huella to make one's mark (make big impression) dejar su impronta (lit: on document) firmar con una cruz
  • 3 [Educ] nota (f); [Sport] punto (m) to give sb/get a good mark ponerle* a algn/sacar* una buena nota [Sport] darle* a algn/obtener* un buen puntaje or (esp Esp) una buena puntuación she always gets top marks (BrE) siempre saca las mejores notas or [formal] la máxima calificación I give her full marks for trying se merece un premio por intentarlo no marks for guessing who said that! (BrE) [colloq & hum] no hace falta ser un genio para saber quién dijo eso
  • 4 4.1 (indicator) the cost has reached the $100,000 mark el costo ha llegado a los 100.000 dólares (gas) mark 6 (BrE) el número 6 (de un horno de gas) to be/come up to the mark dar* la talla to overstep the mark pasarse de la raya 4.2 (for race) línea (f) de salida on your marks! o take your marks! ¡a sus marcas! to be quick/slow off the mark ser* rápido/lento
  • 5 (target) blanco (m) to be an easy mark [colloquial/familiar] ser* (un) blanco fácil $300? $3,000 would be nearer the mark! ¿300 dólares? ¡yo diría más bien 3.000! to be o fall wide of the mark [lit: arrow] no dar* en el blanco (por mucho), his estimate was wide of the mark erró por mucho en su cálculo to hit/miss the mark [insinuation/warning] hacer*/no hacer* mella [lit: arrow] dar*/no dar* en el blanco

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There are 3 translations of mark in Spanish:

mark2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (stain, scar) [dress/carpet] manchar, dejar (una) marca en 1.2 (pattern) (usu pass) the male's throat is marked with two white bars el macho tiene dos franjas blancas en el cuello
  • 2 (indicate) señalar, marcar* the letter was marked 'urgent' en el sobre decía or (esp Esp) ponía 'urgente' she was marked absent le pusieron falta or ausente the price is marked on the lid el precio va marcado en la tapa
  • 3 3.1 (commemorate, signal) [anniversary/retirement] celebrar; [beginning/watershed] marcar*, señalar 1997 marks the centenary en 1997 se cumple el centenario 3.2 (characterize) caracterizar* a period marked by constant riots un período caracterizado por constantes disturbios
  • 4 [Educ] [paper/exam] (make corrections in) corregir*; (grade) poner(le)* nota a, calificar* it was right, but he marked it wrong estaba bien, pero lo marcó como erróneo he marked my essay 13 out of 20 me puso 13 sobre 20 en el trabajo the judges marked her performance very high [Sport] los jueces le dieron un puntaje muy alto or (esp Esp) una puntuación muy alta
  • 5 (heed) (you) mark my words! ¡ya verás!, ¡vas a ver! but she has lied before, mark you! pero ten en cuenta que nos ha mentido antes

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Phrasal verbs

mark down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (write down) anotar, apuntar, tomar nota de the teacher marked him down as absent el profesor le puso falta or ausente she's been marked down as a future minister ha sido señalada como futura ministra 1.2 [Busn] [goods] rebajar 1.3 (BrE) [Educ] bajarle la nota a

mark off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (divide off) [area] delimitar; [boundary] demarcar* to mark sth off from sth separar or deslindar algo de algo it is what marks Bach's music off from that of his predecessors es lo que distingue la música de Bach de la de sus predecesores 1.2 (check off) marcar*; (cross out) tachar

mark out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 [sports ground] marcar* 1.2 (select) señalar 1.3 (distinguish) distinguir*

mark up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
1.1 (note) anotar, apuntar 1.2 [Busn] [goods] aumentar el precio de 1.3 (BrE) [Educ] subirle la nota a 1.4 [manuscript] anotar 1.5 (soil) (AmE) ensuciar

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of mark in Spanish:

Mark

Pronunciation: /mɑːrk/

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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.