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1      (Mús)   (=sonido)   sound  
(=sonido agradable)  
pleasant sound  
al son de      to the sound of  
a los sones de la marcha nupcial      to the strains of the wedding march  
2    (=rumor)   rumour, rumor   (EEUU)     
corre el son de que ...      there is a rumour o   (EEUU)   rumor going round that ...  
3    (=estilo)   manner, style  
¿a qué son?, ¿a son de qué?      why on earth?  
en son de      as, like  
en son de broma      as o for a joke  
en son de paz      in peace  
en son de guerra      in a warlike fashion  
no vienen en son de protesta      they haven't come with the idea of complaining  
por este son      in this way  
sin son      for no reason at all  
4      (LAm)   Afro-Cuban dance and tune   Afro-Cuban dance and tune  
  son huasteco     (Méx)   folk song from Veracruz   folk song from Veracruz  
    bailar       A1  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  

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son huasteco, Sión, so, sonar

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
like
exp.
as
exp.
they are legion
exp.
it's all hot air
[Latam] Cono Sur
exp.
they're not worth worrying about
exp.
it's six o'clock
exp.
it's seven o'clock
exp.
there's nothing but problems
exp.
they are good {o} close friends
exp.
they're well-to-do
exp.
they're all expensive
exp.
they're very loud
exp.
they are all bent
exp.
times have changed
exp.
that's a load of rubbish
exp.
they are very different
exp.
they are humble {o} poor people
exp.
they're all the same
exp.
they're as thick as thieves
(MODISMOS)
exp.
they are always out and about
exp.
it's a sure thing
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's a dead cert
(MODISMOS)
exp.
they are few and far between
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's just guesswork
exp.
everybody is under suspicion
exp.
that's kid's stuff
exp.
they go to bed very late
exp.
they're thoughtless people
exp.
they're just children's fantasies
exp.
the exams are every four months
exp.
they are four-monthly exams
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"son": examples and translations in context
Las respectivas disposiciones son esencialmente idénticas. The two sets of provisions are, in substance, identical.
Dichas preocupaciones son legítimas y fundamentadas. These concerns are legitimate and there are good reasons for them.
Los efectos de la mundialización son profundos y penetrantes, pero no todos son necesariamente positivos. While the impact of globalization is profound and pervasive, not all of it is necessarily positive.
Estas son las buenas noticias y creo que son abundantes. That is the good news, and I would submit that there is a fair amount of it.
Si son duras, son reales, si son suaves, son falsas. If they're rough, they're real, if they're smooth, they're fake.
Porque cuando son chicas, son joyas. Cause when they're Jane, girl, they're jade.
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