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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.
Nada, otro que ha visto platillos volantes. Nothing, just another guy who saw flying saucers.
Pusiste tu firma en los platillos y... You put your signature on the dishes, and all the regulars have noticed.
Preparé tus platillos favoritos, Bradford. I've fixed all of your favorite dishes, Bradford.
Los platillos forman parte del kit de batería. Cymbals are part of the drum kit.
Nada más dejé los platillos y salí corriendo. I just abandoned the cymbals and dashed out.
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