- 1 1.1 (in garment, cloth — in seam) descosido (masculine); (— part of design) abertura (feminine), raja (feminine), tajo (masculine) (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)More example sentences1.2 (in wood, glass) rajadura (feminine), grieta (feminine)
- 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/Política] escisión (feminine); [Religion/Religión] cisma (masculine), escisión (feminine) there is a three-way split in the party on this issue en el partido hay tres corrientes de opinión al respecto 2.2 (breakup) ruptura (feminine), separación (feminine), escisión (feminine)More example sentences2.3 (share-out, distribution) a six-way split would give everyone $1,500 si se dividiera la suma en seis partes, cada uno se llevaría $1.500 a good/bad split [Games/Juegos] una buena/mala mano
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- 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.
- 3(splits plural)to do the splits abrirse* completamente de piernas, hacer* el spagat (Spain/España)
- 4 (bottle) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ botella individual de vino o champán ]More 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/Deporte] (American English/inglés norteamericano) empate (masculine)More example sentences
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- I may be 230 lb but I can do the splits and dance the Cajun two-step for two hours.
- Remember the days when you could effortlessly do the splits, kick like a Rockette and put your foot behind your head on a dare?
- They soar, spin, and dive to the floor, then spiral swiftly back to shoulder stands, splits and endless balances.
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- As a fierce relay anchor, Correia has the fastest 50 and 100-yard freestyle relay splits in history.
- The talk was of stroke-rates, times, splits, lactate curves, heart rate, aerobic thresholds.
- Over the last two years, Davis has kept a chart of Thorpe's record times and splits on the wall of his bedroom.
- 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/verbo transitivo (present participle/participio presente splitting past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, split)
- 1 1.1 (break) [wood/stone] partir to split the atom fisionar or desintegrar el átomo to split sth in two/in half partir algo en dos/por la mitad 1.2 (burst) she borrowed my skirt and split the seams se puso mi falda y le abrió las costuras he bent down and split his pants se agachó y reventó los pantalones she split her head open se partió or se abrió la cabeza to split one's sides (laughing) partirse or troncharse or desternillarse de risa 1.3 (divide into factions) [nation/church] dividir, escindir this issue has split public opinion este asunto ha dividido a la opinión pública
- 2 (divide, share) [money/cost/food] dividir we'll split the cost three ways dividimos el gasto en tres do you want to split a bottle? ¿nos tomamos una botella a medias? they split them into three groups los dividieron or separaron en tres grupos to split one's ticket/ballot (American English/inglés norteamericano) [ votar a candidatos de distintos partidos para distintos cargos ]
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (present participle/participio presente splitting past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado, split)
- 1 (crack, burst) [wood/rock] partirse, rajarse; [leather/seam] abrirse*, romperse* his bag split (open) se le rompió or rajó la bolsa my head is splitting la cabeza me va a estallar I've got a splitting headache tengo un dolor de cabeza espantoso, me duele muchísimo la cabeza
- 3 (leave) [slang/argot] abrirse* [slang/argot], largarse* [colloquial/familiar], tomarse las de Villadiego [colloquial/familiar]
split awaysplit off verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 [stem/branch] romperse*, desprenderse 1.2 [faction/group]to split away o off
split up verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [couple/band] separarse; [crowd] dispersarseto split up
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