Translation of "phrase" - English-Spanish dictionary

phrase

noun uk /freɪz/ us /freɪz/

B1 a group of words that are often used together and have a particular meaning

locución

(Translation of “phrase” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

phrase

noun /freiz/

(linguistics ) a small group of words (usually without a finite verb) which forms part of an actual or implied sentence

frase
a noun phrase.

(music) a small group of musical notes which follow each other to make a definite individual section of a melody

frase
the opening phrase of the overture.
phraseology /freiziˈolədʒi/ noun

the manner of putting words and phrases together to express oneself

fraseología
His phraseology shows that he is a foreigner.
phrasing noun

phraseology.

fraseología

(music) the act of putting musical phrases together either in composing or playing.

fraseo
phrasebook noun

a book (eg for tourists) which contains and translates useful words and phrases in a foreign language

libro de frases
I took an English-Japanese phrasebook with me on holiday.
phrasal verb noun

(linguistics) a phrase consisting of a verb and adverb or preposition, which together function as a verb

verbo compuesto
’Leave out’, ’go without’, ’go away’, are phrasal verbs.

(Translation of “phrase” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)