- 1 1.1 countable/numerable (section) parte (feminine) the book is funny in parts el libro tiene partes divertidas what part of France are you from? ¿de qué parte de Francia eres? a lovely part of the world una región or zona preciosa in my part of the world en mi país ( or región etc) the funny part of it is that … lo gracioso del asunto es que … the worst part of it was that … lo peor de todo fue que … part of me wants to forgive you por un lado quisiera perdonarte for the best part of a week/month durante casi una semana/un mesMore example sentences1.2 countable/numerable (integral constituent) (no plural/sin plural) parte (feminine) I'm starting to feel (a) part of the village empiezo a sentirme parte del pueblo it's all part of growing up todo forma parte del proceso de maduración to be part and parcel of sth formar parte de algo
More example sentences1.3 (in phrases/en locuciones) in part en parte he is in part to blame en parte tiene la culpa in great part en gran parte for the most part en su mayor parte he was, for the most part, friendly en general era simpático see also part of speech
- The rule that a part equalled the whole day was not appropriate in this context.
- This was an idea enthusiastically taken up by the Fabians in the early part of the twentieth century.
- If defence is a challenge to make the parts equal an impressive whole then midfield is a minefield of talents and egos where someone is sure to get hurt.
- I don't expect cats to be free of the wild instinct that's an essential part of their nature.
- Gambling is a fundamental part of human nature - we all take risks in daily life.
- Make the formation of a constitution a fundamental part of creating a community space.
- 2 countable/numerable (measure) parte (feminine) two parts milk to one part water dos partes de leche por cada parte de agua between 180 and 300 parts per million entre 180 y 300 partes por millón equal parts of oil and vinegar aceite y vinagre a or en partes iguales or en igual proporciónMore example sentences
- To get essential drainage if you don't have a rock wall, plant in a mixture of two parts sand or gravel to one part potting mix.
- Secure it into the soil at the nodes or bury a pot containing a mixture of equal parts sand and peat and secure the stem into this.
- Use sea salt for its mineral content and mix equal parts with olive or sweet almond oil.
- 3 countable/numerable (component) pieza (feminine)(spare part)repuesto (m), pieza (f) de recambio, refacción (f) (Mexico/México)More example sentences
- I let contracts for the manufacture of parts, assembled the sets in my apartment, and sold them however I could.
- The Rover company took over in 1941, using the building to manufacture aircraft parts for the war effort.
- That's just what researchers want for the mechanical parts of nanoscale machines.
- 4 countable/numerable 4.1 (in play) papel (masculine) a bit part un papel secundario, un papelito [colloquial/familiar] he acted/played the part of Hamlet representó/hizo el papel de Hamlet he's not sincere, he's merely acting a part no es sincero, está haciendo el papel or (Southern Cone/Cono Sur) [colloquial/familiar] se está mandando la parte he just doesn't look the part no tiene el aspecto adecuado para el papel if you're a manager, you must act/look the part si eres director, tienes que actuar/vestir como tu rol lo exige 4.2 (role, share) papel (masculine) she had o played a major part in … tuvo or jugó or desempeñó un papel fundamental en … that played no part in my decision eso no influyó para nada en mi decisión I want no part in it yo no quiero tener nada que ver con eso to take part in sth tomar parte or participar en algoMore example sentences
- No, my problem is finding actors and actresses to fill the parts.
- The aspiring actress has landed a part in Coronation Street and her new role is poles apart from her old life.
- Most of the time the dialogue is in the way of speaking of the actor/actress playing the part.
- 5 (side) for my part por mi parte, por mi lado it was an error on his part fue un error de or por su parte, fue un error de or por parte suya to take sb's part ponerse* de parte or de lado de algn, tomar partido por algn she took my part se puso de mi parte or lado to take sth in good part tomarse algo bien, no tomarse algo a mal I must say he took it all in good part hay que decir que se lo tomó muy bien or no se lo tomó a mal
- 6 countable/numerable (section of book, play) parte (f); (episode of TV, radio serial) episodio (m); [Publishing/Industria Editorial] fascículo (masculine) Henry IV Part One Enrique IV, primera parte buy part one and get part two free compre el primer fascículo y recibirá el segundo gratisMore example sentences
- Books were published in parts, as periodicals, with the added attraction of illustrations, for later binding.
- The judge said the publication of large parts of the book in News Limited newspapers largely destroyed the value of the material.
- The TV investigation, Running The Gauntlet, is being broadcast in two parts tonight and next week in the West Country.
- 7 countable/numerable [Music/Música] 7.1 (vocal, instrumental line) parte (feminine) 7.2 (written score) partitura (feminine)More example sentences
- You could assign the voice parts to instruments and lose nothing, and the form would become even clearer.
- Two parts are scored in treble clef and two parts in bass clef, with suggested instruments listed for each part.
- It acts in effect as a shorthand for reading the other orchestral and voice parts above the bass line and for playing the harmonies.
- 8 countable/numerable (in hair) (American English/inglés norteamericano) raya (f), carrera (f) (Colombia, Venezuela) , partidura (feminine) (Chile) center part raya al or (Spain/España) en medio, partidura al medio (Chile)More example sentences
- It is they whom sport attempts to seduce with fashion shows and hot parts and haircuts.
- Straight parts and smooth ends flunked out as late-for-class looks rolled on to the runways.
- 9(parts plural)9.1 (area) in/around these parts por aquí, por estos lares [archaic/arcaico], por estos pagos [colloquial/familiar] in foreign parts en el extranjero she's not from these parts no es de por aquí 9.2 (capabilities) a man of many parts un hombre de muchas facetas 9.3(private parts)[euph o hum] partes (feminine plural) pudendas [euf or hum], intimidades (feminine plural) [euphemistic/eufemístico]
- 1.1 (separate) separar till death us do part hasta que la muerte nos separe to part sb
fromsb/sth separar a algn dealgn/algo 1.2 (divide) she parts her hair down the middle se peina con raya al or (Spain/España) en medio, se peina con la carrera por el medio (Colombia, Venezuela) , se peina con partidura al medio (Chile)
- 1.1 (separate) [lovers/boxers] separarse they parted as friends quedaron como amigos 1.2 [curtains/lips] (open up) abrirse*More example sentences1.3 (break) [rope/cable] romperse*
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- Madame raised her arms heavenward, her lips parting in a wide smile to reveal white, overly-straight teeth.
- ‘Hi, I'm Deacon,’ he said to her, his lips parting into a smile to show his straight, white teeth.
- His eyes stared up at me, his kohl eyeliner artfully smudged, his lips almost parting in a teasing smile.
- After all why would I want to be parted from my wife so soon?
- He refused to be parted from her, the student who'd saved his life.
- Well, it is a shame to be parted from you, Miss Hawthorne.
part withverb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento
- [possession] desprenderse or deshacerse* de I wouldn't part with it, however much you offered por mucho que me ofrecieras, no me desprendería or desharía de él it's difficult to get them to part with their money es difícil hacerles desembolsar or [colloquial/familiar] soltar dinero could you part with $20? ¿me podrías dar 20 dólares?
- en parte I was part angry, part relieved en parte or por un lado me dio rabia, pero al mismo tiempo fue un alivio he's part Chinese and part French tiene sangre china y francesa see also part exchangeMore example sentences
- Fargo is part episodic, at least, yet it manages to maintain tension and generate a drive through the story.
- Ian has taken a month's leave, part un-paid, to lend the Lilywhites his support.
- Will Airbus invest as heavily in its British factories as it did when there was part British ownership?