Translation of part in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 countable (section) the book is funny in partswhat part of France are you from?el libro tiene partes divertidasa lovely part of the world¿de qué parte de Francia eres?in my part of the worlduna región or zona preciosathe funny part of it is that …en mi país ( or región etc)the worst part of it was that …lo gracioso del asunto es que …part of me wants to forgive youlo peor de todo fue que …for the best part of a week/monthpor un lado quisiera perdonarte1.2 countable (integral constituent) (no plural) I'm starting to feel (a) part of the villagedurante casi una semana/un mesit's all part of growing upempiezo a sentirme parte del puebloto be part and parcel of somethingtodo forma parte del proceso de maduraciónformar parte de algoExample sentences1.3 (in phrases) in part he is in part to blame
in great parten parte tiene la culpafor the most parten gran partehe was, for the most part, friendlyen su mayor partesee also → part of speechen general era simpático
- I don't expect cats to be free of the wild instinct that's an essential part of their nature.
- Gambling is a fundamental part of human nature - we all take risks in daily life.
- Make the formation of a constitution a fundamental part of creating a community space.
- 2 countable (measure) two parts milk to one part waterbetween 180 and 300 parts per million equal parts of oil and vinegardos partes de leche por cada parte de aguaaceite y vinagre a or en partes iguales or en igual proporciónExample sentences
- To get essential drainage if you don't have a rock wall, plant in a mixture of two parts sand or gravel to one part potting mix.
- Secure it into the soil at the nodes or bury a pot containing a mixture of equal parts sand and peat and secure the stem into this.
- Use sea salt for its mineral content and mix equal parts with olive or sweet almond oil.
- 3 countable (component)also: spare partExample sentences
- I let contracts for the manufacture of parts, assembled the sets in my apartment, and sold them however I could.
- The Rover company took over in 1941, using the building to manufacture aircraft parts for the war effort.
- That's just what researchers want for the mechanical parts of nanoscale machines.
- 4 countable 4.1 (in play) a bit parthe acted/played the part of Hamletun papel secundarioun papelito [colloquial]he's not sincere, he's merely acting a partrepresentó/hizo el papel de Hamlethe just doesn't look the partno es sincero, está haciendo el papel or (Southern Cone) [colloquial] se está mandando la parteif you're a manager, you must act/look the partno tiene el aspecto adecuado para el papel4.2 (role, share) she had o played a major part in …si eres director, tienes que actuar/vestir como tu rol lo exigethat played no part in my decisiontuvo or jugó or desempeñó un papel fundamental en …I want no part in iteso no influyó para nada en mi decisiónto take part in somethingyo no quiero tener nada que ver con esotomar parte or participar en algoExample sentences
- The rule that a part equalled the whole day was not appropriate in this context.
- This was an idea enthusiastically taken up by the Fabians in the early part of the twentieth century.
- If defence is a challenge to make the parts equal an impressive whole then midfield is a minefield of talents and egos where someone is sure to get hurt.
- No, my problem is finding actors and actresses to fill the parts.
- The aspiring actress has landed a part in Coronation Street and her new role is poles apart from her old life.
- Most of the time the dialogue is in the way of speaking of the actor/actress playing the part.
- 5 (side) See examples: for my partit was an error on his partpor mi partepor mi ladoto take somebody's partfue un error de or por su partefue un error de or por parte suyashe took my partponerse de parte or de lado de alguientomar partido por alguiento take something in good partse puso de mi parte or ladoI must say he took it all in good parttomarse algo bienno tomarse algo a malhay que decir que se lo tomó muy bien or no se lo tomó a mal
- 6 countable (section of book, play)(episode of TV, radio serial)(Printing)Henry IV Part Onebuy part one and get part two freeEnrique IV, primera partecompre el primer fascículo y recibirá el segundo gratisExample sentences
- Books were published in parts, as periodicals, with the added attraction of illustrations, for later binding.
- The judge said the publication of large parts of the book in News Limited newspapers largely destroyed the value of the material.
- The TV investigation, Running The Gauntlet, is being broadcast in two parts tonight and next week in the West Country.
- 7 countable (Music) 7.1 (vocal, instrumental line) 7.2 (written score)Example sentences
- You could assign the voice parts to instruments and lose nothing, and the form would become even clearer.
- Two parts are scored in treble clef and two parts in bass clef, with suggested instruments listed for each part.
- It acts in effect as a shorthand for reading the other orchestral and voice parts above the bass line and for playing the harmonies.
- 8 countable (in hair)(American English)center partpartidura (feminine) (Chile)raya al or (Spain) en mediopartidura al medio (Chile)Example sentences
- It is they whom sport attempts to seduce with fashion shows and hot parts and haircuts.
- Straight parts and smooth ends flunked out as late-for-class looks rolled on to the runways.
- 1.1 (separate) till death us do part to part somebody
fromsomebody/something1.2 (divide) See examples: she parts her hair down the middleseparar a alguien dealguien/algose peina con raya al or (Spain) en mediose peina con la carrera por el medio (Colombia) (Venezuela)se peina con partidura al medio (Chile)
- 1.1 (separate)(lovers/boxers)they parted as friendssepararse1.2quedaron como amigos(curtains/lips) (open up)1.3 (break)abrirse(rope/cable)romperseExample sentences
- Madame raised her arms heavenward, her lips parting in a wide smile to reveal white, overly-straight teeth.
- ‘Hi, I'm Deacon,’ he said to her, his lips parting into a smile to show his straight, white teeth.
- His eyes stared up at me, his kohl eyeliner artfully smudged, his lips almost parting in a teasing smile.
- After all why would I want to be parted from my wife so soon?
- He refused to be parted from her, the student who'd saved his life.
- Well, it is a shame to be parted from you, Miss Hawthorne.
- I was part angry, part relievedhe's part Chinese and part Frenchen parte or por un lado me dio rabia, pero al mismo tiempo fue un aliviosee also → part exchangetiene sangre china y francesaExample sentences
- Fargo is part episodic, at least, yet it manages to maintain tension and generate a drive through the story.
- Ian has taken a month's leave, part un-paid, to lend the Lilywhites his support.
- Will Airbus invest as heavily in its British factories as it did when there was part British ownership?
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