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chalk

  
a       n     (Geol)   creta    f     ,   (for writing)    tiza    f  , gis    m     (Mex)  
a (piece of) chalk      una tiza    f  , un gis    m     (Mex)     
IDIOMS by a long chalk        (Brit)  
*   de lejos  
IDIOMS not by a long chalk        (Brit)  
*   ni con mucho, ni mucho menos  
IDIOMS to be as different as chalk and cheese      ser como el día y la noche  
b       vt  
  [+message]  
escribir con tiza  
  [+luggage]  
marcar con tiza  


chalk up      vt + adv     (lit)   apuntar     (fig)  
  [+success, victory]  
apuntarse
Translation English - Spanish Collins Dictionary  
chalk drawing n.
el pastel

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Collaborative Dictionary     English-Spanish
exp.
ser como el día y la noche
(IDIOMS)
exp.
de lejos
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
ni con mucho
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
ni mucho menos
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
una tiza
exp.
un gis
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'chalk' also found in translations in Spanish-English dictionary
exp.
chalk up a win
exp.
to chalk up a point
[Fig.]
exp.
to be like chalk and cheese
(MODISMOS)
exp.
they're as different as chalk and cheese
(MODISMOS)
exp.
a piece of chalk
exp.
he beat the record by a long way {o} a long chalk

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