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 (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
- Pay attention to keeping your body parts in proportion and you will always look good.
- 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.
- Water washed away whole parts of several main passage ways; the water that was supposed to have flowed inside a water canal!
- The creator has shown particular parts or the whole of female bodies putting the accent on gentle contours and shades.
- There would be allowance for influence both from the whole to the parts and from the parts to the whole.
- Viewing the story as a a whole piece instead of parts of a whole will be novel.
- As if that wasn't enough the home side completely cut loose in the early part of the second half.
- This philosophy allowed for an understanding that a part of the body could stand for the whole.
- It was more than a pleasant surprise and I ate a small part of my body weight in the stuff.
- 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.
- The rule that a part equalled the whole day was not appropriate in this context.
- Hounds were in ascendancy in the early part of the second half and Cygan went close yet again following a flowing move.
- His exhibition shows organs, body parts, and whole human bodies amid tasteful green foliage.
- In the early part of the second half Bolton had two tries disallowed and against the run of play Mayfield took the lead.
- Sometimes he considers himself consisting of two parts sharing the same body and entity.
- 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.
- Just as the entity begins to consider itself complete, more body parts begin pounding on the door.
- How do animals dictate the correct proportional sizes for their body parts?
- All Blacks had much of the pressure in the early part of the second half and got back into contention with a converted try.
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
- Each side views its version of Tibetan history as an essential part of its national identity.
- This is a big step forward and it is an essential part of the proper control of a major hazard facility.
- One of Rivera's greatest gifts was his ability to condense a complex historical subject down to its most essential parts.
- 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 feel a commercially-viable High Street is an essential part of our community.
- I think hard work is an essential part of life for all the Irish people who had to move to live in England.
- I live in a terraced house so where am I supposed to garage this essential part of modern living?
- The ending of tyranny and the extension of democracy are essential parts of any transformative programme for Africa.
- Web sites are useful and an essential part of the internet experience.
- It is an essential part of life that promotes activity and is a way of gearing up both the mind and the body.
- Sharing a few beers on an evening is, I think, an essential part of going on a business trip.
- To omit what Paul himself would have regarded an essential part of his life seems rather offensive.
- Creating a station that's accessible for everyone is an essential part of making that happen.
- Uncertainty is an essential part of social work and managing uncertainty is demanding and stressful.
- Once again, the nature of the orchestra itself is an essential part of this vision.
- Gambling is a fundamental part of human nature - we all take risks in daily life.
- The arts and the national companies are an essential part of our rich and diverse society.
- It is an essential part of the academic experience at the University of Waterloo.
- I don't expect cats to be free of the wild instinct that's an essential part of their nature.
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
- 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.
- 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.
3(component)pieza femininespare part — pieza de recambio feminine
- The company manufactures auto parts for buses and other vehicles.
- And he was kind of a genius at making the machine parts to put that plane together.
- This caused Olds to sign contracts with the owners of small machine shops to manufacture many parts for his cars.
- That's just what researchers want for the mechanical parts of nanoscale machines.
- The desert is very hard on aircraft, especially sensitive parts like rotor blades and air intakes.
- 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.
- Electronics continues to be a promising sector, as well as motor vehicle parts and components.
- These days the products include anything from machine parts and park benches to gates and supermarket cages.
- I let contracts for the manufacture of parts, assembled the sets in my apartment, and sold them however I could.
- She is assembling electrical components, placing round parts into small square boxes on her kitchen table.
- He cast machine parts and later translated that experience into brass casting.
- The Rover company took over in 1941, using the building to manufacture aircraft parts for the war effort.
- Walking back inside the ship Clara began to carry out her machine parts.
- By 1970, his graphics had become more abstract, although still suggestive of machine parts and typography.
- He looks like a mad scientist putting parts on a new machine as he pours syrups and milks together.
- Angered by the show of force, workers hurled stones, iron rods and machine parts.
- Rendered in oil on top of this ground are ghostly diagrams of machine parts taken from technical manuals.
- You can see machine parts, insects doing battle, Japanese comic creatures without the colour.
- Nevertheless, they are part of the one big machine, without which all the component parts in place, the machine would not work properly.
- With equipment parts manufactured by other companies, the demands it puts on its suppliers can be frightening.
4.1(in play)papel masculinea bit part — un papelito informal
- 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
- Both those characters wore masks, so the actors who played the parts really had no name recognition.
- All of my other actors and actresses with title parts please get on stage.
- Mitchell has managed to develop his part into the leading character, or was it Willmott who devised it that way?
- Though the actress carried off the part like the seasoned professional she is, it was not all plain sailing.
- Actors and actress in costumes act the parts of emperor, empress, officials and guards.
- The aspiring actress has landed a part in Coronation Street and her new role is poles apart from her old life.
- She is certainly a strong enough actress to play the part without that sort of gimmickry.
- 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.
- Her most illustrious parts were the title roles of Giselle, La Sylphide, and Esmeralda.
- 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.
- No, my problem is finding actors and actresses to fill the parts.
- Despite the large numbers present it did not deter them from acting out each part to perfection.
- Appropriate passages can be staged with costumed actors portraying the various parts.
- The leading parts were played by Bill Holland and Claire Howell Daly.
- Richard, 43, appears alongside Oakworth woman Katrina Wood in leading parts tonight and tomorrow.
- The leading part usually drives the narrative forward but here the story comes at him.
- Before war service in 1916 he played leading parts under Greet in the first regular Shakespeare seasons at the Old Vic.
- The stories in Kabuki plays were usually not as important as the actors who played the leading parts.
- Writing her own roles also lets her go some way to making up for the dearth of good parts for actresses.
- The main requirement for the part is that the actress should have absolutely wonderful legs.
4.2(role, share)papel masculineI want no part in it — yo no quiero tener nada que ver con eso
5(side)for my part — por mi lado
- to take sb's part — ponerse de parte / de lado de algn
- she took my part — se puso de mi parte / lado
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
- 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 four major parts of the book provide detailed comparative studies of Gospel texts.
- The first part of a special BBC docu-drama on the Brontës will be screened on Sunday.
- The book falls into two parts, one on Palestinian Judaism and one on Paul.
- Interestingly, the book's title is also the title of the second of the book's two parts.
- The book's first two parts are excellent expositions on ancient religions and modern physics.
- 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 frustrating thing is that Jew Boy is very much a book of two parts.
- 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.
- The book's four parts cover truth as fact, fiction, relationship and mystery.
- They began work on this in the 1930s and the first parts of the book are based on lecture notes.
- The information is well organized, and each of the six parts of the book can be used independently.
- The TV investigation, Running The Gauntlet, is being broadcast in two parts tonight and next week in the West Country.
- Le Grand is one of the commentators selected by the editors to introduce one of the book's four parts.
- The earliest television Hamlet was shown in two parts by the BBC on 7 and 14 December 1947.
- Books were published in parts, as periodicals, with the added attraction of illustrations, for later binding.
- 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.
(vocal, instrumental line)parte feminine
- We want to take that beat and apply melodies and choruses and synth parts to make actual songs.
- 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.
- Two parts are scored in treble clef and two parts in bass clef, with suggested instruments listed for each part.
- You could assign the voice parts to instruments and lose nothing, and the form would become even clearer.
(written score)partitura feminine
8US(in hair)raya femininecarrera feminine Colombia Venezuelapartidura feminine Chilecenter part — partidura al medio Chile
- 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.
9.1(area)in/around these parts — por aquí
- in foreign parts — en el extranjero
- she's not from these parts — no es de por aquí
1(separate)separarto part sb from sb/sth — separar a algn de algn/algo
- Nicholas snapped out of his stare, and his lips parted into a smile as he turned back around to face the young child.
- Katrina stared at me for a long time, her full lips parting and closing and curving just a scant few nanometres.
- Adam's joke had some effect on Charlton, for his lips parted in a small smile.
- I reach the entrance, and when the sliding doors part, a rush of cold air almost pushes me back out of the mall.
- The man's lips parted into a dirty smile, he was about to respond when the other two followers walked up.
- Sara's eyes brightened as her lips parted in an eager smile.
- ‘Hi, I'm Deacon,’ he said to her, his lips parting into a smile to show his straight, white teeth.
- I placed a butterfly kiss on her forehead and she smiled, her lips parting.
- Finally, the woman broke the stillness as the edges of the cloak parted.
- Her lips parted in a smile of greeting, showing her pearl-white teeth as we took our seats.
- She stared at me when I appeared and her lips parted slightly in a smile that showed the whiteness of her teeth.
- Madame raised her arms heavenward, her lips parting in a wide smile to reveal white, overly-straight teeth.
- His eyes stared up at me, his kohl eyeliner artfully smudged, his lips almost parting in a teasing smile.
- Then, after he had processed the information and filed it to his satisfaction it seemed, his lips parted in a friendly smile.
- He punched the call button and within a moment, the doors parted for him.
- The ashen face in the bed twisted in pain, pale lips parting and pressing together.
- Savannah's lips parted into a small smile as she looked around at her friends.
- When she saw me, her hideously painted lips parted into an evil smile.
- I remember the sweet nothings that I exchange with Mum each day and my lips part in a smile.
- Her lips parted in a smile as her hand came up to stroke his face.
2(divide)she parts her hair down the middle — se peina con raya al medio
1(separate)(boxers/lovers) separarsethey parted as friends — quedaron como amigos
- So as we parted on the concourse, I kissed her on the cheek - well, she was having none of that, and we had a good kiss!
- Well, it is a shame to be parted from you, Miss Hawthorne.
- Before they parted to catch their buses he'd gently kissed her cheek.
- They parted after some more passionate kisses and love promises neither would remember until the next time together.
- But the Duchess rushes to her pet's defense and says she will not be parted from the wise squire.
- When the sun began to set, we returned to the stables, and after a leisurely and passionate farewell, we parted.
- After a goodnight and a kiss, they parted, both with their thoughts on each other, and extremely happy.
- They conversed in the hall up until the final bell rang and then they parted, taking their time to get to class.
- They finally parted, and the young woman kissed her forehead.
- She quickly plugged her cell phone number into his phone and with another kiss they said goodnight and parted.
- As we parted, she gave me a kiss on the forehead and told me everything would be okay if I just hoped.
- Body and soul are not meant to be parted from one another.
- June eventually parted from her baby and continued with John to say good bye to everyone before they walked out of the house and into the limo.
- He refused to be parted from her, the student who'd saved his life.
- He kissed my hand as we parted and I knew was in love with him.
- She could not, she had told her husband, be parted from the child now.
- Soon, they parted, Jude kissing her softly one last time before resting his forehead against hers.
- He would find it difficult to be parted from his aunt.
- He dropped her off at her car and kissed her on the cheek as they parted.
- After all why would I want to be parted from my wife so soon?
2(open up)(lips/curtains) abrirse
1(payment) parcialpart owner — copropietario masculine
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
- It is part art, part emotion, part inspiration, and part active present participle.
- The post would be part funded by Essex County Council for the next three years.
- It is part of a plan to improve the green which will be part funded by West Limerick Resources.
- On arrival the casualty was part ejected from the vehicle and an ambulance crew was working on him.
- Certainly, the former, part caterwaul and part coy coo, will be an acquired taste.
- Will Airbus invest as heavily in its British factories as it did when there was part British ownership?
- Fargo is part episodic, at least, yet it manages to maintain tension and generate a drive through the story.
- The comic book nickname said it all: he was part superman, part inspirational leader.
- Part crazy, part mangy, all rabid, you're the pirate all the others fear might just snap soon.
- The new owners want to restore the building for a variety of uses, including part residential.
- Ian has taken a month's leave, part un-paid, to lend the Lilywhites his support.
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