platillo translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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platillo

  
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1    (=plato)     (gen)    small plate  ,   (para taza)    saucer
[+de limosnas]  
collecting bowl  ,   (de balanza)    pan
pasar el platillo      to pass the hat round  
  platillo volante, platillo volador   flying saucer
2    platillos     (Mús)   cymbals
3      (CAm, Méx)   dish  
el tercer platillo de la comida      the third course of the meal  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
el tercer platillo de la comida exp.
the third course of the meal

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to pass the hat round
exp.
to announce sth amid a lot of hype
(MODISMOS)
exp.
go in for a lot of publicity about sth
(MODISMOS)
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'platillo' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
pasar el platillo
[Fig.]
exp.
pasar el platillo
(IDIOMS)
vt.
anunciar a bombo y platillo
exp.
recibir a algn por todo lo alto {or} a bombo y platillo
(IDIOMS)
exp.
un juego de seis tazas y platillos envasado en una caja de cartón
"platillo": examples and translations in context
Detecto vida en la sección del platillo. Picking up sporadic life signs throughout the saucer section.
- Sale un gran platillo aterrizando. - It's got this great saucer landing.
Regresaré si tienen un platillo extra. - I'll be around if you fix an extra plate.
John, háblanos del platillo de espárragos. John, speaks to us of the one plate of asparagus.
El primer platillo es una encantadora combinación de... Oh, the first course is a lovely combination of...
Creo que estamos listos para el primer platillo. I think we're ready for our first course too.
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