platillo translation English | Spanish-English dictionary

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platillo  

      sm  
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.
go in for a lot of publicity about sth
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to announce sth amid a lot of hype
(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
Enfilamos hacia el costado del platillo. Dove right through the saucer's side.
- Sale un gran platillo aterrizando. - It's got this great saucer landing.
Un platillo volador pasó y se llevó mis vacas. A flying saucer came and took my cows away.
Pensamos que sería un platillo volador. We believed it to be a flying saucer.
Quiero que cada quien prepare un platillo. I want everybody to make a dish.
John, háblanos del platillo de espárragos. John, tell us about the asparagus dish.
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