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Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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son          [1]      sm  
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  

See also:

son huasteco, Sión, so, sonar

son legión exp.
they are legion

Entry related to:legión

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
it's all hot air
[Latam] Cono Sur
exp.
they're not worth worrying about
exp.
there's nothing but problems
exp.
it's a sure thing
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's seven o'clock
exp.
they are good {o} close friends
exp.
times have changed
exp.
they are all bent
exp.
they are humble {o} poor people
exp.
that's a load of rubbish
exp.
they are very much alike {o} very similar
exp.
that's kid's stuff
exp.
they keep very late hours
exp.
they're well-to-do
exp.
it's one setback after another
exp.
they are very different
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 dead cert
(MODISMOS)
exp.
they are few and far between
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's just guesswork
exp.
everybody is under suspicion
exp.
they're thoughtless people
exp.
they are four-monthly exams
exp.
the exams are every four months
exp.
in this way
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'son' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
son las seis
exp.
son como hermanos
exp.
son asquerosamente ricos

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