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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, soñar

son legión exp.
they are legion

Entry related to:legión

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
they're not worth worrying about
exp.
they are good {o} close friends
exp.
it's one setback after another
exp.
it's seven o'clock
exp.
there's nothing but problems
exp.
that's nonsense {o} rubbish {o} garbage
exp.
they are humble {o} poor people
exp.
times have changed
exp.
they're as thick as thieves
(MODISMOS)
exp.
they are very much alike {o} very similar
exp.
it's a sure thing
(MODISMOS)
exp.
that's kid's stuff
exp.
they keep very late hours
exp.
they're just children's fantasies
exp.
they're well-to-do
exp.
they're very loud
exp.
they are very different
exp.
they're all the same
exp.
they are all bent
exp.
they are always out and about
exp.
they are few and far between
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it's just guesswork
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 ingleses
exp.
son las reglas
exp.
son unos ladrones
exp.
eso son gilipolleces

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