fill in the gaps
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fill in the gaps
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(general)
a. colmar las lagunas
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The new training program for social workers aims to fill in the gaps within the system.El nuevo programa de capacitación para trabajadores sociales tiene por objeto colmar las lagunas del sistema.
b. llenar los vacíos
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
Look, someone has to fill in the gaps in the research. The project is not complete.Mira, alguien tiene que llenar los vacíos en la investigación. El proyecto no está completo.
c. rellenar los huecos
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
The city dropped its support for the food pantries, and the churches can't be expected to fill in the gaps.La ciudad abandonó su apoyo a los almacenes de comestibles, y no se puede esperar que las iglesias rellenen los huecos.
d. llenar las lagunas
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
I was confused by the ending of the second book. But the author said the third book in the series will fill in the gaps.El final del segundo libro me confundió. Pero la autora dijo que el tercer libro de la serie va a llenar las lagunas.
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