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2 Translation results for phrase in Spanish

noun | verb

phrase noun

unfavorite favorite play sound
phrases
frase, locución

Example sentences of
phrase noun

  • Answer the questions in complete sentences, not phrases.
  • She used the phrase “I strongly believe” too many times in her speech.
  • Underline the key words or phrases in the paragraph.
  • To borrow a phrase from my mother, I spend too much time “watching the boob tube” and not enough time outside.

Synonyms of
phrase noun

Detailed synonyms for phrase noun

Phrase, idiom, expression significan un grupo de palabras que juntas expresan una noción, y que puede ser usado como parte de una oración.
  • Phrase puede aplicarse a cualquier grupo de palabras que se repite frecuentemente, pero que sirve normalmente para connotar una cualidad distintiva, como por ejemplo, lo trillado, lo conciso o lo penetrante de una cosa <a poem made up of short, unconnected phrases>.
  • Idiom se aplica a una combinación de palabras constitutivas que es típica del lenguaje en la que ocurre, ya sea en sus relaciones gramaticales, o en su significado figurado <everyone uses common idioms such as "catch a cold">.
  • Expression puede preferirse cuando una referencia a un modo de expresarse es calificada por un adjetivo, una frase o una cláusula <"the whole nine yards" had always seemed an odd expression to her>.

phrase verb

unfavorite favorite play sound
phrased, has phrased, is phrasing, phrases
expresar

Example sentences of
phrase verb

  • He phrased his version of the story in a way that made him look good.
  • The question was awkwardly phrased.
  • The singer phrased the music beautifully.

Related phrases for phrase

Reverse translation for phrase

frase  - phrase, sentence 
locución  - locution, phrase 
expresar  - to express 
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