In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(section)parte femininethe 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 / zona preciosa
- in my part of the world — en mi país (/ 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 mes
- How do animals dictate the correct proportional sizes for their body parts?
- Viewing the story as a a whole piece instead of parts of a whole will be novel.
- Pay attention to keeping your body parts in proportion and you will always look good.
- Hounds were in ascendancy in the early part of the second half and Cygan went close yet again following a flowing move.
- All Blacks had much of the pressure in the early part of the second half and got back into contention with a converted try.
- Water washed away whole parts of several main passage ways; the water that was supposed to have flowed inside a water canal!
- In the early part of the second half Bolton had two tries disallowed and against the run of play Mayfield took the lead.
- The creator has shown particular parts or the whole of female bodies putting the accent on gentle contours and shades.
- It was more than a pleasant surprise and I ate a small part of my body weight in the stuff.
- 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.
- As if that wasn't enough the home side completely cut loose in the early part of the second half.
- The rule that a part equalled the whole day was not appropriate in this context.
- This philosophy allowed for an understanding that a part of the body could stand for the whole.
- Bone mass often varies between parts of the body, so it is more accurate to measure the spine or hip than a heel or wrist.
- This was an idea enthusiastically taken up by the Fabians in the early part of the twentieth century.
- His exhibition shows organs, body parts, and whole human bodies amid tasteful green foliage.
- There would be allowance for influence both from the whole to the parts and from the parts to the whole.
- Just as the entity begins to consider itself complete, more body parts begin pounding on the door.
- Sometimes he considers himself consisting of two parts sharing the same body and entity.
- To seek to change that part of the scheme design may mean that other parts or the whole of the scheme benefits would have to be examined and changed.
1.2(integral constituent)parte feminineI'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
- Each side views its version of Tibetan history as an essential part of its national identity.
- It is an essential part of the academic experience at the University of Waterloo.
- Creating a station that's accessible for everyone is an essential part of making that happen.
- Make the formation of a constitution a fundamental part of creating a community space.
- Because they both buy and sell in the district, they are an essential part of country life.
- I don't expect cats to be free of the wild instinct that's an essential part of their nature.
- This is a big step forward and it is an essential part of the proper control of a major hazard facility.
- Sharing a few beers on an evening is, I think, an essential part of going on a business trip.
- I live in a terraced house so where am I supposed to garage this essential part of modern living?
- One of Rivera's greatest gifts was his ability to condense a complex historical subject down to its most essential parts.
- I feel a commercially-viable High Street is an essential part of our community.
- Uncertainty is an essential part of social work and managing uncertainty is demanding and stressful.
- Web sites are useful and an essential part of the internet experience.
- Gambling is a fundamental part of human nature - we all take risks in daily life.
- To omit what Paul himself would have regarded an essential part of his life seems rather offensive.
- The ending of tyranny and the extension of democracy are essential parts of any transformative programme for Africa.
- Once again, the nature of the orchestra itself is an essential part of this vision.
- The arts and the national companies are an essential part of our rich and diverse society.
- I think hard work is an essential part of life for all the Irish people who had to move to live in England.
- It is an essential part of life that promotes activity and is a way of gearing up both the mind and the body.
1.3in 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
2(measure)parte femininetwo 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 / en partes iguales / en igual proporción
3(component)pieza femininespare part — pieza de recambio feminine
4.1(in play)papel masculinea bit part — un papel secundario
- 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
- 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
- The leading part usually drives the narrative forward but here the story comes at him.
- Writing her own roles also lets her go some way to making up for the dearth of good parts for actresses.
- 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.
- The curtain goes up at 8.30 pm and one of the leading parts is played by local man Kevin Lalor Fitzpatrick.
- All of my other actors and actresses with title parts please get on stage.
- The leading parts were played by Bill Holland and Claire Howell Daly.
- Actors and actress in costumes act the parts of emperor, empress, officials and guards.
- No, my problem is finding actors and actresses to fill the parts.
- Both those characters wore masks, so the actors who played the parts really had no name recognition.
- Her most illustrious parts were the title roles of Giselle, La Sylphide, and Esmeralda.
- Richard, 43, appears alongside Oakworth woman Katrina Wood in leading parts tonight and tomorrow.
- The shift is so complete and subtle that it is often a struggle to remind yourself that it is the same actress playing both parts.
- Though the actress carried off the part like the seasoned professional she is, it was not all plain sailing.
- Despite the large numbers present it did not deter them from acting out each part to perfection.
- Before war service in 1916 he played leading parts under Greet in the first regular Shakespeare seasons at the Old Vic.
- She is certainly a strong enough actress to play the part without that sort of gimmickry.
- Mitchell has managed to develop his part into the leading character, or was it Willmott who devised it that way?
- The stories in Kabuki plays were usually not as important as the actors who played the leading parts.
- Appropriate passages can be staged with costumed actors portraying the various parts.
- The main requirement for the part is that the actress should have absolutely wonderful legs.
4.2(role, share)papel masculineshe had / played a major part in … — tuvo / jugó / 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 / participar en algo
5(side)for my part — por mi parte
- it was an error on his part — fue un error de / por parte suya
- to take sb's part — ponerse de parte / de lado de algn
- she took my part — se puso de mi parte / lado
- to take sth in good part — no tomarse algo a mal
- I must say he took it all in good part — hay que decir que se lo tomó muy bien / no se lo tomó a mal
6feminine partemasculine episodioPrinting fascículo masculineHenry IV Part One — Enrique IV, primera parte
- buy part one and get part two free — compre el primer fascículo y recibirá el segundo gratis
7.1(vocal, instrumental line)parte feminine
- Two parts are scored in treble clef and two parts in bass clef, with suggested instruments listed for each part.
- We want to take that beat and apply melodies and choruses and synth parts to make actual songs.
- You could assign the voice parts to instruments and lose nothing, and the form would become even clearer.
- It acts in effect as a shorthand for reading the other orchestral and voice parts above the bass line and for playing the harmonies.
- The melody in the tenor part was also often repeated, but not always to synchronize with the rhythmic repeat.
7.2(written score)partitura feminine
8US(in hair)raya femininecarrera feminine Venezuela Colombiapartidura feminine Chilecenter part — raya a medio
9.1(area)in/around these parts — por estos lares archaic
- in foreign parts — en el extranjero
- she's not from these parts — no es de por aquí
9.2(capabilities, area)a man of many parts — un hombre de muchas facetas
1(separate)separartill death us do part — hasta que la muerte nos separe
- to part sb from sb/sth — separar a algn de algn/algo
- 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.
- Use sea salt for its mineral content and mix equal parts with olive or sweet almond oil.
- 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.
- Angered by the show of force, workers hurled stones, iron rods and machine parts.
- That's just what researchers want for the mechanical parts of nanoscale machines.
- By 1970, his graphics had become more abstract, although still suggestive of machine parts and typography.
- These days the products include anything from machine parts and park benches to gates and supermarket cages.
- Rendered in oil on top of this ground are ghostly diagrams of machine parts taken from technical manuals.
- He started peering around all the parts of the machine and even got down on his knees like he was an engineer of some sort.
- The Rover company took over in 1941, using the building to manufacture aircraft parts for the war effort.
- The desert is very hard on aircraft, especially sensitive parts like rotor blades and air intakes.
- You can see machine parts, insects doing battle, Japanese comic creatures without the colour.
- The company manufactures auto parts for buses and other vehicles.
- He looks like a mad scientist putting parts on a new machine as he pours syrups and milks together.
- She is assembling electrical components, placing round parts into small square boxes on her kitchen table.
- With equipment parts manufactured by other companies, the demands it puts on its suppliers can be frightening.
- This caused Olds to sign contracts with the owners of small machine shops to manufacture many parts for his cars.
- And he was kind of a genius at making the machine parts to put that plane together.
- I let contracts for the manufacture of parts, assembled the sets in my apartment, and sold them however I could.
- Nevertheless, they are part of the one big machine, without which all the component parts in place, the machine would not work properly.
- Electronics continues to be a promising sector, as well as motor vehicle parts and components.
- Walking back inside the ship Clara began to carry out her machine parts.
- He cast machine parts and later translated that experience into brass casting.
- The frustrating thing is that Jew Boy is very much a book of two parts.
- Le Grand is one of the commentators selected by the editors to introduce one of the book's four parts.
- The second part of the show will see the studio team go up against the top placed viewers as they vie for an overall jackpot prize.
- The first part of a special BBC docu-drama on the Brontës will be screened on Sunday.
- Books were published in parts, as periodicals, with the added attraction of illustrations, for later binding.
- The four major parts of the book provide detailed comparative studies of Gospel texts.
- Many of the historical details that Amyes presents in the first parts of the book which I especially enjoyed will be unfamiliar to most readers.
- The book's four parts cover truth as fact, fiction, relationship and mystery.
- The information is well organized, and each of the six parts of the book can be used independently.
- Interestingly, the book's title is also the title of the second of the book's two parts.
- They began work on this in the 1930s and the first parts of the book are based on lecture notes.
- The TV investigation, Running The Gauntlet, is being broadcast in two parts tonight and next week in the West Country.
- Introductory sections were added to provide integration within each of the book's four main parts.
- This reviewer found the most successful parts of the book were those on management techniques and on charging for external costs.
- Above average geeks will want to turn right to the second part of the book for the juicy stuff.
- The judge said the publication of large parts of the book in News Limited newspapers largely destroyed the value of the material.
- The earliest television Hamlet was shown in two parts by the BBC on 7 and 14 December 1947.
- The book's first two parts are excellent expositions on ancient religions and modern physics.
- The book falls into two parts, one on Palestinian Judaism and one on Paul.
- Straight parts and smooth ends flunked out as late-for-class looks rolled on to the runways.
- It is they whom sport attempts to seduce with fashion shows and hot parts and haircuts.
2(divide)she parts her hair down the middle — se peina con raya en medio Spain
1(separate)(boxers/lovers) separarsethey parted as friends — quedaron como amigos
1(payment) parcialpart owner — copropietaria feminine
1en parteI was part angry, part relieved — en parte / 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
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