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split(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (rift)
a. la ruptura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
After the incident of March 14th, there was a split in the group.Después del incidente del 14 de marzo, hubo una ruptura en el grupo.
b. la escisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
A theological disagreement led to a split in the church.Un desacuerdo teológico llevó a una escisión en la iglesia.
c. la separación
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The couple's split after seven years of marriage made the front pages.La separación de la pareja tras siete años de matrimonio salió en las primeras planas.
2. (tear)
a. la raja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Her skirt has a long split from floor to waist.Su falda tiene una raja larga desde el piso hasta la cintura.
b. la abertura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The paramedics cut a split in his pants leg to see his broken leg.Los paramédicos le hicieron una abertura en el pantalón para revisarle la pierna rota.
3. (crack)
a. la grieta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
They went through a split in the rock that opened into a cavern.Pasaron por una grieta en la piedra que se abría a una caverna.
b. la rajadura
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
There is a split in the wooden patio deck.Hay una rajadura en la cubierta de madera del patio.
4. (bottle)
a. el cuarto de botella
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(of champagne or wine)
Let’s just order a split instead of a whole bottle.Vamos a pedir un cuarto de botella en lugar de una entera.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (to break)
a. partir
The lightning split the flag pole.El rayo partió el mástil de la bandera.
b. desintegrar
Ernest Rutherford was the first person to split an atom.Ernest Rutherford fue el primero que desintegró un átomo.
c. abrir
She split her pants while she was working out and nobody told her.Se abrió los pantalones mientras hacía gimnasia y nadie le avisó.
6. (to divide into factions)
a. dividir
The ruling party succeeded in splitting the opposition.El partido gobernante logró dividir la oposición.
b. escindir
The debate over homosexual clergy split the church.El debate sobre los clérigos homosexuales escindió la iglesia.
7. (to distribute into groups)
a. dividir
We split the teams into eight groups for the tournament.Dividimos los equipos en ocho grupos para el torneo.
8. (to share)
a. repartir
They split their winnings among the four of them.Repartieron sus ganancias entre los cuatro.
b. dividir
The campers split their food among the members of the group.Los campistas dividieron los alimentos entre los miembros del grupo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
9. (to break)
a. rajarse
The watermelon split open when it fell on the ground.La sandía se rajó cuando cayó al suelo.
b. abrirse
The coat was too small and the back split when he put it on.El saco era demasiado pequeño y la espalda se abrió cuando se lo puso.
c. partirse
His head split open when he bumped into a low doorway.Se partió la cabeza al pegarse contra un vano de puerta bajo.
d. romperse
The house split in two because of the earthquake.La casa se rompió en dos por el temblor.
10. (to experience great pain)
a. estallar (head)
My head has been splitting since I got up.Mi cabeza está estallando desde que me levanté.
11. (to form factions)
a. dividirse
The left split and paved the way for the right's victory.Las izquierdas se dividieron y allanaron el camino para la victoria de la derecha.
b. escindirse
They claim to be Social Democrats, but they split from a right-wing party.Dicen ser socialdemócratas, pero se escindieron de un partido de derechas.
12. (to form groups; used with "into")
a. repartirse
The students split into teams to play soccer.Los estudiantes se repartieron en equipos para jugar al fútbol.
13.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to leave)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. largarse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Let’s split. - Where do you want to go? - Let’s go to the movies.Larguémonos. - ¿A dónde quieres ir? - Vamos al cine.
b. abrirse
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
This is too dangerous. I’m going to split.Esto es demasiado peligroso. Me voy a abrir.
14.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to squeal on; used with "on") (United Kingdom)
a. delatar
Why did you split on me? You'll pay for this!¿Por qué me delataste? ¡Me las vas a pagar!
b. chivarse de
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
If you hit me again, I'll split on you to Mom.Si me vuelves a pegar, me chivaré de ti a mamá.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
15. (cracked)
a. partido
How did you get that split lip? - I had a fight at school.¿De dónde salió ese labio partido? - Me peleé en la escuela.
b. hendido
Cattle, deer, goat, and sheep all have split hooves.Los bovinos, los ciervos, las cabras y las ovejas tienen las pezuñas hendidas.
16. (divided)
a. dividido
The committee is split regarding the best course of action.El comité está dividido respecto de cuál es el mejor curso de acción.
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split
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (in wood)
a. la grieta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (in group)
a. la escisión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
3. (in garment)
a. la raja
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
to do the splitsabrirse totalmente de piernas
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (general)
a. partido(a)
split endspuntas fpl abiertas
split peasguisantes or
split personalitydoble personalidad f
split screenpantalla partida
in a split seconden una fracción de segundo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
5. (wood, cloth)
a. rajar
6. (amount of money, group)
a. dividir
to split one's head openhacerse una brecha en la cabeza
7. (colloquial)
a.
to split one's sides laughingpartirse or
8. (fig)
a.
to split hairsbuscarle tres pies al gato
to split the votedividir el voto
to split the differencedejarlo en la mitad
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
9. (wood, cloth)
a. rajarse
10. (political party)
a. escindirse
11. (colloquial)
a.
my head's splittingme va a estallar la cabeza
12. (colloquial)
a. abrirse (leave)
b. pirarse
c. rajarse
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split [splɪt] split (past)
noun
1 (crack) (in wood, rock) hendidura (f); grieta (f)
the plastic seat had a few small splits in it One form of erosion is by repeated freezing and thawing which causes splits in the rock
2 (rift) ruptura (f); escisión (f)
there are threats of a split in the progressive party se oyen voces or hay amenazas de escisión en el partido progresista
3 (division) división (f)
the split between the rich and the poor la división entre ricos y pobres
They avoided the traditional split into students, faculty and administration.
a three-way split una división en tres partes
4
to do the splits (Gymnastics) hacer el spagat; (accidentally) abrirse completamente de piernas; espatarrarse (informal)
5 (Cookery)
jam split pastel (m) de mermelada; banana split (banana) split (m)
6 (Cos) (in skirt) abertura (f)
a skirt with a split at the back
adjective
1 (cracked) [+wood, rock] partido; hendido
he had a split lip tenía un labio partido
2 (divided) dividido
the government is split on this question el gobierno está dividido en este asunto
The government is split on how to deal with the situation. observers are split over whether the economy is really on the mend
it was a split decision la decisión no fue unánime
the party was split el partido estaba escindido or dividido
the votes are split 15-13 los votos están repartidos 15 a 13
the party is split three ways el partido está escindido or dividido en tres grupos
transitive verb
1 (break) partir
the sea had split the ship in two el mar había partido el barco en dos; he split the wood with an axe partió la madera con un hacha
They were watching me trying to split wood he split a piece of wood from the block
to split the atom desintegrar el átomo
to split sth open abrir algo
he split his head open se abrió la cabeza de un golpe
to split hairs hilar muy fino or delgado; buscarle tres pies al gato; buscarle mangas al chaleco; (LAm)
to split one's sides laughing partirse de risa; morirse de (la) risa
2 (divide, share) repartir
let's split the money between us repartámonos el dinero
to split the difference repartir la diferencia (a partes iguales)
to split sth into three parts dividir algo en tres partes
the children were split into two groups dividieron a los niños en dos grupos
to split the vote (Pol) repartirse los votos
to split the profit five ways repartir las ganancias entre cinco
3 [+government, group] dividir; [+party] escindir; dividir
the dispute split the party la disputa escindió or dividió el partido
intransitive verb
1 (come apart) [+stone etc] henderse; rajarse
the rock split under the pressure of ice to split in two the orange fell to the floor and split in two
the jeans split the first time she wore them los vaqueros se le abrieron por las costuras la primera vez que se los puso
the ship split on the rocks
to split open abrirse
the ship hit a rock and split in two el barco chocó con una roca y se partió en dos
my head is splitting me va a estallar la cabeza
2 [+government, group] dividirse; [+party] escindirse; dividirse
the council split down the middle over the issue
3 (tell tales) chivatear (very_informal); soplar (informal)
to split on sb chivatear contra algn (very_informal); soplar contra algn (informal); don't split on me de esto no digas ni pío
4 especially (US) (leave) largarse (very_informal); irse
This is boring. Let's split.
modifier
if you have your hair cut regularly, you can avoid split ends
split infinitive (n) infinitivo en el que un adverbio o una frase se intercala entre "to" y el verbo
split pea (n) guisante (m) majado
split personality (n) personalidad (f) desdoblada
split pin (n) (Britain) chaveta (f); pasador (m)
split screen (n) pantalla (f) partida
split second (n) fracción (f) de segundo
in a split second en un instante; en un abrir y cerrar de ojos
split shift (n) jornada (f) partida
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