Translation of split in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (in garment, cloth — in seam)Example sentences1.2 (in wood, glass)
- A small split has appeared along the chest area as well.
- I accept the evidence of Mr. Pearson and Mr. Glendon with respect to their observations of the crack or split or fissure in the tubing.
- Make sure windscreen wipers are in good condition without any splits or tears
- 2 2.1 (Politics) there is a three-way split in the party on this issue2.2 (breakup)en el partido hay tres corrientes de opinión al respectoExample sentences2.3 (share-out, distribution) See examples: a six-way split would give everyone $1,500
a good/bad split (Games)si se dividiera la suma en seis partes, cada uno se llevaría $1.500una buena/mala manoExample sentences
- The radio star and DJ have blamed hectic work schedules for causing their marriage split.
- Richard Cooper, defending, told the court of the marriage split which drove Franklyn to the drugs.
- Is this evidence of one of the first Hollywood relationships with a friendly split?
- Meanwhile, the splits within his party, he claims, have been devastating.
- The split within the party has led to tactical shifts in which conservatives and Democrats often team up to embarrass the ruling moderate Republicans.
- There are a lot of reasons for this failure, including the long-time split within the party between hawks and doves.
- 4 (bottle)(American English) (botella individual de vino o champán)Example sentences
- We drank a split of Taittinger Brut champagne during the appetizers, and our patience was rewarded.
- You see, back then, it was cool to drink a split.
- 5(tie) (Sport) (American English)Example sentences
- SFU's women's basketball squad pulled off a split in two tight matches against the Dinos on Jan.13 and 14.
- At Miami, Carlos Delgado hit a pinch-hit grand slam to cap a six-run fifth inning for Florida to salvage a split in the four-game series.
- As the Series headed north after a split at Edison Field, the styles had been established but not an advantage.
transitive verb present participle splitting past tense & past participle split
- 1 1.1 (break)(wood/stone)to split the atomto split something in two/in halffisionar or desintegrar el átomo1.2 (burst) See examples: she borrowed my skirt and split the seamspartir algo en dos/por la mitadhe bent down and split his pantsse puso mi falda y le abrió las costurasshe split her head opense agachó y reventó los pantalonesto split one's sides (laughing)se partió or se abrió la cabeza1.3 (divide into factions) this issue has split public opinionpartirse or troncharse or desternillarse de risaeste asunto ha dividido a la opinión públicaExample sentences
- The European Union, in fact, is deeply split over such issues as its budget and constitution.
- The survey, conducted between mid-April and mid-June, found most ethnic groups were evenly split on the issue of national identity.
- By 1972 the Democratic Party in North Carolina was deeply split over the issue of race.
- Warping, splitting along the grain, the breaking apart of joins, the flaking of paint and ground from the wooden substrate, and insect damage are all commonly encountered.
- The wooden barrel guard was split along half its length and the barrel itself was badly corroded.
- A mineral that has cleavage will break or split along planes.
- 2 (divide, share)(money/cost/food)we'll split the cost three waysdo you want to split a bottle?dividimos el gasto en tresthey split them into three groups¿nos tomamos una botella a medias?to split one's ticket/ballot (American English)los dividieron or separaron en tres grupos(votar a candidatos de distintos partidos para distintos cargos)Example sentences
- It left me absolutely dumbfounded to see the 25-foot high walls, to see how towns have been split into two.
- Under the new scheme, the town centre will be split into 12 different zones which council bosses claim could be cleared in minutes.
- The cotton country on this farm is split into two separate developments of about 1250 acres each.
- But splitting his responsibilities with another MP would at least save him the indignity of being sacked.
- Stalin urged that the invasion should be launched as early as possible so that the Germans would be forced to split their resources between the Eastern and Western fronts.
- We then split the responsibility in terms of who does what.
intransitive verb present participle splitting past tense & past participle split
- 1 (crack, burst)(wood/rock)partirserajarse(leather/seam)his bag split (open)abrirserompersemy head is splittingse le rompió or rajó la bolsaI've got a splitting headachela cabeza me va a estallartengo un dolor de cabeza espantosome duele muchísimo la cabeza
- 2(political party/church)to splitdividirseescindirse
intosomethingdividirse or escindirse enalgo
- 3 (leave) [slang]abrirse [slang]largarse [colloquial]tomarse las de Villadiego [colloquial]Example sentences
- It was a wonderful venue - pity about the DJ - but not quite up to par so we split early and headed for another club to dance what was left of the night away.
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