There are 2 translations of phrase in Spanish:

phrase1

Pronunciation: /freɪz/

n

  • 1.1 [Ling] frase (f), locución (f); (sentence) frase (f) verb/noun phrase frase (f) or locución (f) verbal/sustantiva, sintagma (m) verbal/nominal teach them some useful phrases in French enséñales algunas frases or expresiones útiles en francés artists who, in Picasso's phrase, … artistas que, al decir de Picasso, … to coin a phrase por así decirlo (before n) phrase book manual (m) de conversación, guía (f) de bolsillo para el viajero
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    • Moreoever the rest of the lines explain and expand these references by using adjectival phrases and subordinate clauses which tell the reader to look for explanation within the poem itself.
    • Like other adverbial words and phrases, nevertheless floats around under the joint influence of meaning, syntax and style, but it usually washes up at the start of a clause.
    • Associated with these tendencies was a greater focus on single words, rather than on phrases or clauses.
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    • You will develop a flair for short, pithy phrases that will identify you as the writer, whether your byline is published or your story is magically morphed into a brief.
    • It might not be a bad idea to review your own favorite phrases and expressions occasionally and replace them with fresh variations.
    • And the connection is a pithy phrase of Deputy Noonan's dating back to the 1987 election campaign.
    1.2 [Mus] frase (f) (musical)
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    • The musicians could tell an out-of-tune note within a musical phrase, and the Chinese could understand their language when the words were spoken in a sentence.
    • It also is an excellent way of testing our students' memories; if they can recite or sing the note names of a phrase in rhythm, we can be sure the music is in their heads and not just in their fingers.
    • A note, a phrase, or a section of music has embodied meaning, because it points to and makes us expect another musical (not extramusical) event.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of phrase in Spanish:

phrase2

vt

  • 1.1 (express) [idea/suggestion/criticism] expresar, formular I would have phrased it differently yo lo hubiera expresado de otro modo a carefully phrased letter una carta redactada con gran cuidado
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    • Katherine tried to find the correct words in which to phrase her question.
    • It is my fault, I did not phrase the question correctly.
    • The archbishop phrased his words with care, as is his way.
    1.2 [Mus] frasear
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    • Selim Palmgren's works for solo piano evoke a similar atmosphere, and somehow Finnish pianists understand perfectly how to phrase his music.
    • Witt's music is strongly Mozartian in phrasing and flavor, so much so that he sometimes sounds like a clone of the famous composer.
    • You can assess how much expression to give, and how to phrase the music in the absence of score markings.

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.