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arranque

Translation of arranque in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 1 (Automovilismo, Mecánica)
    starting mechanism
    el coche tiene problemas de arranque
    I have problems starting it o getting it started
    motor2ni para el arranque (México) [familiar], con un kilo no tenemos ni para el arranque
    one kilo won't get us far
    [familiar]
    ¿jugar contra Juan? ese no me sirve ni para el arranque
    play Juan? that's not much of a challenge
Example sentences
  • De arranque no podemos hacer papelones con equipos mundialistas.
  • Un arranque más rápido hace feliz a los usuarios.
  • En el plano económico el discurso globalizador tuvo un arranque arrollador.

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.