Translation of whole in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (entire) (before noun, no comparative) there's a whole bottle lefthe drank the whole bottlequeda una botella enterathey've eaten the whole lot!se tomó toda la botellase tomó la botella entera or íntegrathree whole days¡se lo han comido todo!I've been here the whole timetres días enterosthe whole (wide) worldhe estado aquí todo el tiempothe whole individualtodo el mundoel mundo enterothe whole truthel individuo en su totalidadwhole wheattoda la verdadtrigo (masculine) integralExample sentences1.2 (emphatic use) See examples: I was beginning to get fed up with the whole affair
the whole point of these meetings was to … !me estaba empezando a hartar del asuntothere's a whole body of opinion which opposes it¡lo que se pretendía con estas reuniones era precisamente … !hay toda una corriente de opinión en contra de ello
- I am afraid that a whole country, an entire people, will be destroyed for nothing.
- Projecting growth over a whole century for the entire planet is just plain silly.
- The whole idea that the entire country took to arms with pitchforks and scythes is also a fallacy.
- 2 (predicative) 2.1 (in one piece) she swallowed it wholethe vase was still wholese lo tragó entero2.2 (healthy) [archaic]el jarrón todavía estaba intactoExample sentences
- To be healthy is to be whole, and without unification of the mind, body and spirit, a person will fall ill.
- You express and share feelings, also help others to feel healthy and whole around you.
- Discover your true, whole, healthy self!
- The bread contains nibbly, whole pieces of grain which have the reputation of damaging fillings.
- When you've done the sums, the rainforest is actually worth more whole than in pieces.
- A whole piece of chicken may frighten them away but a chicken wing keeps them content.
- 1.1 (integral unit) the parts that make up the wholethe whole of somethingthe whole of the morninglas partes que forman el todothe whole of his body was covered in sorestoda la mañanathey lost the whole of their savingstodo su cuerpo estaba cubierto de llagasa threat to the whole of mankindperdieron todos sus ahorros or la totalidad de sus ahorros1.2 (in phrases) as a wholethe situation has to be seen as a wholeuna amenaza para toda la humanidad or para la humanidad enterathe business is to be sold as a wholehay que enfocar la situación como un todo or de manera globalthis will affect Europe as a wholeel negocio se va a vender como una unidadon the wholeesto va a afectar a Europa en su totalidadExample sentences
- Similarly, multiculturalism teaches students to see all cultural outlooks as self-contained wholes.
- All ritual systems, from the most ‘primitive’ to the most ‘advanced,’ are coherent wholes in which the human body stands for and symbolizes the social body.
- For another, frequent guest contributions by Sinead O'Conner and Peter Gabriel made the albums seem less like complete wholes and more like fragmented compilations.
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In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.