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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 mucho menos
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
ni con mucho
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
un gis
exp.
una tiza
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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
"chalk": examples and translations in context
Hero lay amongst his chalk and paints. Hero yacía entre su tiza y sus pinturas.
Osteomyelitis turns your bones to chalk. ...la osteomielitis, transforma los huesos en tiza.
Perhaps we can chalk this up to the indiscretions of youth. Tal vez podamos culpar esto a las indiscreciones de la juventud.
Well, we'll just chalk it up To something strange and mysterious. Bueno, sólo tendremos que culpar a algo extraño y misterioso.
Money, marbles or chalk, gentlemen. El dinero, canicas o tiza, señores.
Fighters, toe the chalk line. Luchadores, a la línea de tiza.
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