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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.
as
exp.
like
exp.
they are legion
exp.
it's all hot air
[Latam] Cono Sur
exp.
they're not worth worrying about
exp.
they're all expensive
exp.
it's six o'clock
exp.
it's seven o'clock
exp.
there's nothing but problems
exp.
they're well-to-do
exp.
they are good {o} close friends
exp.
they're very loud
exp.
that's a load of rubbish
exp.
times have changed
exp.
they are very different
exp.
they're all the same
exp.
they are humble {o} poor people
exp.
they are all bent
exp.
they are always out and about
exp.
they're as thick as thieves
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's a dead cert
(MODISMOS)
exp.
they are few and far between
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's a sure thing
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's just guesswork
exp.
that's kid's stuff
exp.
everybody is under suspicion
exp.
they're thoughtless people
exp.
they go to bed very late
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
Dichas preocupaciones son legítimas y fundamentadas. These concerns are legitimate and there are good reasons for them.
Las respectivas disposiciones son esencialmente idénticas. The two sets of provisions are, in substance, identical.
Si son duras, son reales, si son suaves, son falsas. If they're rough, they're real, if they're smooth, they're fake.
Pero científicamente, son sorprendentes porque son centinelas. But scientifically, they're amazing because they're sentinels.
No sé cuán avanzadas son estas imágenes son antiguas. I don't know how much advanced these pictures are. They're old.
Estos límites son condicionales y relativos, pero son reales. These boundaries, once again, are conditional and relative, but they're real.
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