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1(in house, building)habitación femininepieza feminine Latin Americafeminine habitaciónmasculine dormitoriomasculine cuartofeminine pieza Latin Americafeminine recámara Mexicoa two-/four-room house — una casa de dos/de cuatro habitaciones
- we'll hire a room for the meeting/reception — alquilaremos una sala para la reunión/recepción
- single/double room — habitación individual/doble
- the smallest room (in the house) — el (cuarto de) baño
- [ S ]rooms to hire / for rent or (British also) to let — se alquilan habitaciones
- room and board — pensión completa
- So he fought them, until they dragged him away to a room covered in padded walls and floors.
- One of the delightful surprises is the ceiling of the toddler room on the second floor.
- And that meant one of the second-floor suites, since none of the rooms on the first floor was set up as personal living quarters.
- On the first floor the master bedroom and en suite bathroom are both spacious rooms with high ceilings.
- Finally, the attic conversion has added two further rooms with walls and ceilings panelled in white deal.
- The walls and ceiling of the room were perfectly black, with age and dirt.
- The room was an upstairs room with a floor of beaten earth, laid on beams of wood interlaid with matting.
- They get the sign-painter's boy to help, because his family rents rooms in the schoolmaster's house.
- He walked around the school corridors, passing by different rooms and by walls of lockers trying to find the room where the piano was.
- The cabin had 3 rooms on the first floor, the kitchen, den, and a locked room.
- Drinkers were served in the taproom, a large single room furnished with trestle tables and benches.
- To the right of the hall is the living/dining room, a large room which is the full depth of the house.
- The premises consisted of a single dusty room, with a desk, two filing cabinets and one chair.
- Each room of the mansion presents a unique and different puzzle to be solved.
- There was a wall, separating two rooms, a living room to the left, and a kitchen to the right.
- Smaller houses are simply a rectangular block of four walls forming a single room.
- The window curtain on this side of the room was dark; Ford assumed the suite had two rooms with a wall between them.
- He lives in rooms set apart from the rest of the house, to allow him some independence from his parents.
- There is also a small utility room and separate storage room in this area.
- In the Chemistry Building there were a number of non-laboratory rooms on the first floor.
- Gwen and her family lived in the upper rooms of a small house and I knew from experience that the smell of too many people in too small a place hit a person the second they opened the front door.
- In the warehouse, a half-dozen or so rooms are stacked floor to ceiling with some of the world's finest wines.
- Always the Londoner, Arnold spent most of the week living in his rooms at the top of the Middle Temple.
2(space)espacio masculinelugar masculinesitio masculinethere's room for one more — cabe uno más
- there's no room for anything else — no cabe nada más
- they made room for me — me hicieron sitio
- this table takes up too much room — esta mesa ocupa demasiado espacio / lugar
- there's still room for improvement — todavía se puede mejorar
- she's improved a lot — there was room! — ha mejorado mucho — ¡y buena falta le hacía!
- there is no room for delay/error — uno no puede atrasarse/equivocarse
- I need room to breathe — necesito mi espacio vital
- The field was so crowded there was hardly room to move without running into a slashing sword.
- It looks like a conventional backpack, with plenty of room for all your travel gear.
- There is room in the safer areas for these children; householders have volunteered to provide it.
- This should mean that some of the smaller operators will still have room to move.
- His room could easily fit three of my bedroom inside of it, with room to move around.
- One thousand people from a fishing village were forced to move to give room to a refinery plant which was never built.
- Small enough to be cosy, large enough to give her room to move if she wished it.
- The man sat down between two people, so she didn't have room to move to see his face.
- Laid in gravel and patio, it includes a number of shrubs and plants and offers plenty of room for outdoor dining.
- The gown had no layers and it hugged her form while allowing her legs ample room to move.
- In the evenings there is room to move about unlike many bars and the music is quite ambient.
- In three more weeks they will be more than twice the size, giving them no room at all to move.
- On the inside, there is plenty of room for rear passengers and the cabin is bright, roomy and attractive.
- The horses and people took up a lot of room and made the enormous space look almost small.
- As they grow bigger, move them into a larger container so they have enough room to feed and move.
- It was a little dinner but the table they were seated at gave them both enough room to move around with ease.
1I'm rooming with another student — vivo con / comparto una habitación (or un apartamento etc.) con otro estudiante
- Smith rooms alone — Smith tiene una habitación / un cuarto para él solo
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