Translation of pause in Spanish:
- 1.1 (gap, interval) without pausethere was a pause in the conversationsin interrupciónthere will now be a pause for light refreshmentshubo una pausa or se hizo un silencio en la conversaciónto give (somebody) pause (for thought)ahora haremos una pausa para tomar un refrigerioExample sentences1.2 (Music)
- It's a text without spacing, a speech without pause for breath.
- I heard the shower stop, a brief pause, then the whirr of an electric toothbrush started up.
- After a brief pause, it stopped momentarily on another tree.
- In the 5th Symphony he dispenses with the pause before the finale.
- There are a few pauses in the Allegro moderato and the final movement is quite thrilling in its peroration.
- Top it off with arrhythmic choruses drenched in vocoder effects and music pauses, and you have the blueprint for the entire album.
- (in speech)hacer una pausa(in movement)to pause for breathdetenerseparar para recobrar el alientoExample sentences
- They wandered about a little while, pausing briefly to pull on their boots.
- He might pause at the office briefly before leaving for the day.
- She pulled the wrapping paper from the gift, pausing only briefly at the nondescript box.
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In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.