Translation of round in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (circular)(eyes/face)round arch round tower
redondotorre (feminine) circularExample sentences1.2 (spherical)
Example sentences1.3 (not angular)
- I read each label on the round cylinders and the vials within.
- Without really thinking about it, she drew a huge, round circle on the page.
- The circle, on a hilltop setting, is nearly perfectly round, with a diameter of 33 m.
(corner)she has very round shoulders
- He reached into his pocket and brought forth a small round sphere.
- Baseball is more than round balls and base runs; it can also involve branding, design, and typography.
- Then suddenly, he pulled the pinchers out, and in their serrated grasp was a perfectly round lead musket ball.
curvoes muy cargada de espaldas
es muy encorvadaExample sentences
- I felt my hand being pressed against a smooth, round mound.
- A large, round, smooth rock protruded suddenly a few feet past a break in the forest.
- Why are rocks found near rivers mostly smooth and round?
- 2 (whole)(number)let's bring it up to a round 50
redondodigamos 50 para redondearshe's inherited a nice round sum [colloquial]ha heredado una buena cantidad de dineroExample sentences
- We could easily have taken more - but I wanted a nice, round number.
- Can you put a round figure on the kind of government investment you're going to need to get this up and running?
- However, for the purposes of argument, let's stick with a million as a nice round figure.
- 3 3.1 (Linguistics)(vowel)
redondeadoExample sentences3.2 (sonorous)
- ‘I always like champagne in the afternoon,’ he informed me in his rich round voice.
- He speaks this language like every other American, with a deep round voice that seems to come from somewhere below his knees.
- She spoke without any apparent accent, in a round voice filled with soft vowels and smooth consonants.
- 1 countable (circle) theater in the roundteatro (masculine) circularExample sentences
- We rolled the huge rounds into the old wood shed.
- Working carefully, I slid a thin knife under the wax rounds, popping them off in one piece.
- I smiled and put a dozen hot kugel tarts, dense rounds of potato and salt and oil, to drain on a paper towel near her.
- 2 countable 2.1 (series) the latest round of tax cutsla última serie de recortes impositivosone long round of problemsuna larga serie or sucesión de problemasround of talksronda (feminine) de conversacionesthe daily round the daily round of meetings and phone callsla rutina diaria de reuniones y llamadas telefónicasExample sentences2.2 (burst) a round of applause
un aplausolet's have a round of applause for …un aplauso para …she got a huge round of applausela aplaudieron mucho
- Investment in education in general, and in particular school education would play a vital role in the next round of development.
- Even more to the point, it makes you wonder how on earth it got past the usual film-industry round of development meetings and off the ground.
- Mandela believed agreement would be reached in the next, final round of negotiations in July.
recibió un gran aplauso or [formal] una gran ovación
- 3 countable (Sport, Games) 3.1 (of tournament, quiz) the second roundla segunda vuelta or eliminatoriaExample sentences3.2 (in boxing, wrestling)
(in showjumping) recorrido (masculine)he managed a clear round (Riding)hizo un recorrido sin faltasExample sentences
- It had been rather emotional for those groups that were eliminated in the second round.
- The competition consists of three rounds: preliminary, semi-final and final.
- The first time he entered, he was eliminated after the first round.
Example sentences3.3 (in card games — hand)
- Haley and I sat on the swings, while Chad and Dominic continued their tiebreaker round of wrestling.
- He looked tattered and damp, as if he'd just done ten rounds of mud wrestling.
- Worse than that is when Taylor prevents the timekeeper from ending the round during the big fight.
(— game) partida (feminine)
- Once the round of golf is over, the brothers can relax in the hotel's leisure complex.
- They just showed up once a quarter for a round of golf and a casual perusal of the books.
- Although he was about to turn 90, he looked trim and fit and boasted he had just returned from a robust round of golf at a nearby course.
- 4 4.1 (of visits) (often plural) the doctor is off making his rounds o (British English) is on his rounds at the momentel doctor está haciendo visitas a domicilio or visitando pacientes en este momentothe nurse does her round of the wards at middayla enfermera hace la ronda de las salas a mediodíawe had to make o (British English) do o go the rounds of all the relativestuvimos que ir de visita a casa de todos los parienteshis manuscript has made o (British English) done o gone the rounds of most of the publishers in townsu manuscrito ha circulado por la mayoría de las editoriales de la ciudadExample sentences4.2 countable (of watchman)
(British English) (of postman, milkman) recorrido (masculine)he's doing his paper roundestá haciendo el reparto de periódicosExample sentences
- When he was 20, Lewis made the rounds of Nashville's country career-makers.
- Sara made the rounds of a few of the commands around the perimeter of the valley, attending to last-minute details.
- I made the rounds of the cabin to see if any of the guys wanted to come with me and Dutchie.
- She glanced up and down the hallway, checking for night nurses making their rounds.
- For as long as I could remember Doc Harris had been making his rounds in his trap with Lady, the grey mare.
- The other flight attendants continued making their rounds.
- A local delivery driver tells the Graun that he's had to be towed out of the area three times in two weeks, and now keeps the engine running when he's on his rounds.
- My very first job was doing a bread delivery round for the Co-op for six months.
- 5 countable (of drinks) this is my roundesta ronda or vuelta or (in Colombia, Mexico also) tanda la pago yoit's your roundte toca a ti invitarExample sentences
- We order a round of drinks and then I head out to the dance floor.
- Andrew was at the bar, ordering a round of drinks for them all.
- Whenever someone has money, they invite their friends to go out to a neighborhood bar for a round of drinks.
- 6 countable (shot)(bullet) bala (feminine)they fired ten rounds into the cardispararon diez veces sobre el cochehe only had two rounds of ammunition leftsolo le quedaban dos balas ( or cartuchos etc)Example sentences
- The directional pad is used for zooming in on targets, and the trigger buttons fire rounds of ammunition.
- The 8th Air Force had fired 99 million rounds of ammunition during these flights and it is thought that 20,000 German planes were destroyed.
- In 1885, Maxim developed a single-barrel weapon that could fire 500 rounds of ammunition a minute.
- 7 countable or uncountable (cut of meat)(corte de carne del cuarto trasero)Example sentences
- Nutrient composition data are available for four lean cuts of bison: rib-eye, clod, top round and top sirloin.
- Take a round of fresh beef (or the half of one if it is very large) and remove the bone.
- I would appreciate some information on how to cook an inside round of beef using a slow cook method.
- 8 countable (of bread) (British English) a round of toastuna tostada or (Mexico) un pan tostadoa round of sandwichesun sándwich
- 9 countable (Music) 9.1 (canon)Example sentences9.2round (dance)
(danza que se baila en corro)
- We sang songs in rounds, back and forth with our own echoes.
- Its ancestry is in the madrigal, the round, the glee (which fostered numerous glee clubs), and the partsong.
- Their older brothers and sisters performed the Jewish song Shalom Chaverim, sung as a round.
- 1 (go around)(corner)
dar la vuelta aExample sentences
- By the end of the third day, the ship had rounded the cape.
- Jack and Angela rounded the corner three blocks away from their houses.
- She moved through an office door and rounded the corner to the employee lounge.
- To deepen the stretch, slowly extend arms and round spine forward, letting the weight of the torso fall forward.
- 2 (make round)(edge/corner)
- Under the act, prices for such items as television licences and permits have to be rounded down to the nearest convenient amount below the exact euro equivalent.
- This bracket will be rounded down to the nearest $50 for joint returns and head of household returns.
- Income and gains should be rounded down to the nearest pound, while tax credits and deductions should be rounded up to the nearest pound.
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 1.2 (end suitably) the award rounded off a brilliant career
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (make fuller)
redondear (por defecto)
redondear (por defecto)
el galardón fue el broche de oro de una carrera brillante1.3
(number)2verb + adverb to round off I'd like to say that …
para concluir or terminar quisiera decir que …
(plot/sketch)2verb + adverb (become fatter)
redondear (por exceso)
redondear (por exceso)
hacer una redada de
hacer una redada de
hacer un resumen de
hacer un resumen de
adverb(especially British English)
- 1 1.1 (in a circle) we walked all the way rounddimos toda la vueltathey ran round and rounddieron vueltas y vueltas corriendoall year rounddurante todo el año1.2 (so as to face in different direction) the wind veered roundel viento cambió de direcciónsee also→ turn round 1.3(on all sides) alrededoreveryone crowded roundtodo el mundo se apiñó alrededorExample sentences
- Filming with a mini camera quickly brought a good-natured crowd of local residents flocking round, proud of their remarkable monument.
- Once the warm-up was finished, Mr. Christian told them to gather round in a circle while he passed out the names.
- I found myself in the garden of the farm-house, an orchard in the centre and flowerbeds all round.
- 2 2.1 (from one place, person to another) we went inside and had a look roundentramos y echamos un vistazothe curator took us roundel conservador nos mostró or nos enseñó el museo ( or la colección etc)a list was handed roundse hizo circular una listaI phoned round to find a cheaper flighthice unas cuantas llamadas tratando de encontrar un pasaje más baratoshe prefers to travel round on her ownprefiere viajar solasee also→ ask round 2.2 (at, to different place) I expect she's round at Ed'ssupongo que estará en casa de Ed or (in Latin America also) donde Ed or (in River Plate area also) en lo de Edwe dashed round to the bankfuimos corriendo al bancohe brought his girlfriend roundtrajo a su noviawe're having friends round for a mealhemos invitado a unos amigos a comersee also→ call round 2.3all round(in every respect) en todos los sentidos(for everybody) a todostheir team was better all roundsu equipo era mejor en todos los sentidoscongratulations all round!¡felicitaciones a todos!he bought drinks all roundcompró bebidas para todos
preposition(especially British English)
- 1 (encircling) they built a wall round the gardenconstruyeron un muro alrededor del jardínthe wall round the gardenel muro que rodea el jardínround the cornera la vuelta (de la esquina)
- 2 2.1 (in the vicinity of)cerca dethere are several antique shops round the canal
en los alrededores decerca or en los alrededores del canal hay varios anticuariosshe lives round herevive por aquíround about 5 o'clockalrededor de las cinco2.2 (within, through) he does odd jobs round the househace arreglitos en la casawe had a look round the old towndimos una vuelta por el casco viejo de la ciudadshe spent six months cycling round Irelandpasó seis meses viajando en bicicleta por Irlanda
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