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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  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to pass the hat round
exp.
the third course of the meal
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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'platillos' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
un juego de seis tazas y platillos envasado en una caja de cartón
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"platillos": examples and translations in context
Por supuesto, el reportero tergiversó eso diciendo que parecían platillos. Now, of course, the reporter kind of messed that up in reporting it and said that they looked like saucers.
Navegando los cielos en sus platillos y en ocasiones secuestrando personas para experimentos que sus padres no aprobarían. Sailing the skies in their saucers and occasionally abducting people for experiments their parents wouldn't approve of.
Preparé tus platillos favoritos, Bradford. I've fixed all of your favorite dishes, Bradford.
Pusiste tu firma en los platillos y... You put your signature on the dishes, and all the regulars have noticed.
A veces suena como instrumentos musicales, platillos y tambores. Sometimes, it sounds like musical instruments being played - the clashing of drums and cymbals.
Sólo yo ahí arriba con platillos. Just me up there with cymbals.
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