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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
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"platillo": examples and translations in context
Detecto vida en la sección del platillo. Picking up sporadic life signs throughout the saucer section.
Una pequeña mella en ese platillo. A little chip in the saucer, that.
Aléjese de ese platillo o disparamos. Stand away from the dish or we'll open fire.
Éste es un platillo que debería ser servido a Su Señoría. This is a dish that would look at home in front of his lordship.
John, háblanos del platillo de espárragos. John, speaks to us of the one plate of asparagus.
Algunos chefs las llaman "tortolitas", un platillo muy romántico. Some chefs calls them "turtledoves", a very romantic plate.
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