to join (together) two ends of a chainunir or juntar dos extremos de una cadena;the island is joined to the mainland by a bridgeun puente une or conecta la isla a tierra firme
the opened link is used to join (together) the two ends of the chainthe tunnel that joins Britain and France (together)the muscles that join one vertebra to the nextthe conjunctiva, the skin which joins the eye to the lidthe car parks are joined by a footpaththe aft, the center section and the wings are all joined together right herea global highway of cables joining all the continents together
to join A to Bto join A and Bunir or juntar A con B
you can join the cables using a junction boxthe standard method of joining a cable to a mains socket
join the dots to form a pictureuna los puntos para formar un dibujo
to join handscogerse or tomarse de la mano; (LAm)
everybody joined handsthe couple were joined in [marriage] [matrimony] by the Rev Ian Coxthese are the cables for joining the machines [together]if you wish to join fabric widths togetherwhy don't we join these two tables together to give us more space?fructose and glucose can be joined together to make sucrosewhat God hath joined together let no man put asunder
2(merge with)[+river]desembocar en;confluir con;[+sea]desembocar en;[+road]empalmar con
where does the River Wye join the Severn?¿a qué altura desemboca el Wye en el Severn?;¿dónde confluye el Wye con el Severn?;where the river joins the seaen la desembocadura del río en el mar;where the track joins the roaddonde el camino empalma con la carretera
the River Wye joins the Severn at ...
3(enter, become part of)[+university, firm, religious order]ingresar en;entrar en;[+club, society]hacerse socio de;[+political party]afiliarse a;hacerse miembro de;[+army, navy]alistarse en;ingresar en
group of people
[+queue]meterse en;[+procession, strike, movement]sumarse a;unirse a
he got a tray and joined the queueboth active and inactive officers were apprised that they were permitted to join the procession at Potsdamdockers have now joined the strikeyou can pull out, if you like - nobody asked you to join us in the first place, you volunteeredhe joined the Franciscan order in 1589an application form to join the libraryI recently joined a book clubshe joined a dance company which took her around the worldI joined the choir five years agoyou may decide to join the company pension scheme or make your own pension arrangementsBritain has doubts about joining the European Exchange Rate MechanismI decided to join Lever Brothers as a management traineeshe joined the Communist party at the ago of 19
join the club!¡bienvenido al club!
"my husband hardly spends any time at home" - "join the club!"he want's to join the Air Force when he leaves school
to join forces (with sb to do sth)(gen)juntarse (con algn para hacer algo);(Mil)aliarse (con algn para hacer algo);(Comm)asociarse (con algn para hacer algo)
still they cannot join forces to vote her out of officeyou may find it possible to join forces with other parents and families to campaign for childcare facilitiesthe unwillingness of the Communist Party to join forces with the Right to bring him downVickers had hoped to slash overheads by joining forces with a car maker such as BMW, Fiat or ToyotaPoland should break with the Allies and join forces with the Soviet UnionSerbs threaten civil war if Muslims join forces with Croats
we joined the motorway at junction 15nos metimos en la autopista por la entrada 15
to join one's regimentincorporarse a su regimiento
to join one's ship(return to)volver a su buque;(go on board)embarcar
to join [battle] (with sb)governments are joining the battle to halt global warmingwhen two fleets joined battle their cannon were inaccuratesince Cissie was unable, or unwilling, to join battle with Sarah, the task was left to Meg
may I join you?(at table)¿les importa que les acompañe?
on expedition, walkin chat, discussionwe're having a drink - why don't you join us?
will you join us for dinner?¿nos acompañas a cenar?;¿cenas con nosotros?;if you're going for a walk, do you mind if I join you?si vais a dar un paseo, ¿os importa que os acompañe?
Sheila will join us a little later
will you join me in or for a drink?¿se toma una copa conmigo?;I'll join you later if I canyo iré luego si puedo;join us at the same time next week for ...(Rad)(TV)la próxima semana tiene una cita con nosotros a la misma hora en ...
his family will join him as soon as he's found somewhere to livethey will join us for the holidaysjoin us in the bar when you've made your phone callthe two policemen were joined by another man, also armedI'm going to have a cup of tea - will you join me?I'm going for a walk; would you care to join me?they joined us last FridayI'll join you in 5 minutesto join sb [in] sth
Paul joins me in wishing you ...al igual que yo, Paul te desea ...;they should join us in exposing government corruptiondeberían unirse or sumarse a nosotros para sacar a la luz la corrupción del gobierno
will you join us in a sherry before lunch?please raise your glasses and join me in a toast to Daphnehe asked them to join him in prayerthe two other investors who had agreed to join me in the venture pulled outwomen are beginning to join men in what used to be a "men's job"he called on other countries to join them in stopping all weapons shipments to AfghanistanI am sure the whole House will want to join me in sending our sympathies to his family and friendsthey joined us in protesting
1(connect)[+ends, pieces, parts]unirse;juntarse
I can't see where the uprights are supposed to join
where the paths joinAllahabad, where the Ganges and the Yamuna rivers join
to join together (to do sth)(meet)[+people]reunirse (para hacer algo);(unite)[+groups, organizations]unirse (para hacer algo);(pool resources)asociarse (para hacer algo)
they'd joined together to buy a 40-foot wooden motorboatthe president called on the world's wealthiest nations to join together to build an international economic systemthe federation fears most farmers will join together to control supplyla federación teme que la mayoría de los agricultores se unan para controlar los suministrosmost guests join together for a leisurely twilight strollsporty children will naturally join together
to join with sb in doing sthunirse a algn para hacer algo
Moscow and Washington have joined in condemning these actionsMoscú y Washington se han unido para protestar por estas acciones;we join with you in hoping that ...compartimos su esperanza de que ...;al igual que ustedes esperamos que ...
last night the group which represents private contractors joined in condemning the government's confused stance
4(become a member)(of club)hacerse socio;(of political party)afiliarse;hacerse miembro
/how do I join?/ - what does it cost?on joining, you receive a membership card
(in wood, crockery)juntura (f);unión (f);(Téc)junta (f)
you could hardly see the joinapenas se notaba la juntura or la unión
I peeked through the join of the curtainsthe join between apple-green walls and whitish ceilingpress the pastry together to make an attractive joinwrap the pastry around the beef to form a neat parcel, sealing the edges well - place on a baking sheet /with the join underneath/this being a film produced in 1940 there are a few joins showing