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piece

noun   /piːs/
A2 an amount of something, or a part of something pedazo, trozo a piece of paper She cut the cake into eight pieces.
A2 one of a particular type of thing unidad, pieza a piece of equipment It’s a beautiful piece of furniture.
B1 a single amount of a particular type of thing porción I have an interesting piece of information for you.
something that has been created by an artist, musician, or writer pieza a beautiful piece of music
fall to pieces
to break into smaller parts caerse a trozos These shoes are falling to pieces.
be a piece of cake
informal to be very easy ser pan comido The exam was a piece of cake.
give someone a piece of your mind
to speak angrily to someone because they have done something wrong cantar a alguien las cuarenta If he does that again I’m going to give him a piece of my mind.
(Definition of piece from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

piece

noun /piːs/
a part of anything trozo, pedazo a piece of cake He examined it carefully piece by piece (= each piece separately).
a single thing or example of something pedazo (de papel); una (noticia) a piece of paper a piece of news.
a composition in music, writing (an article, short story etc ), drama, sculpture etc pieza He wrote a piece on social reform in the local newspaper.
a coin of a particular value moneda a five-pence piece.
in chess, draughts/checkers and other games, a small shape made of wood, metal, plastic etc that is moved according to the rules of the game. pieza
piecemeal adverb
a little bit at a time; not as a whole poco a poco He did the work piecemeal.
go (all) to pieces
(of a person) to collapse physically or nervously derrumbarse, venirse abajo She went to pieces when her husband died.
in pieces
with its various parts not joined together desmontado The bed is delivered in pieces and the customer has to put it together himself.
broken hecho pedazos/trizas/añicos The vase was lying in pieces on the floor.
piece together phrasal verb
to put (the pieces of something) together reconstruir, recomponer They tried to piece together the fragments of the broken vase.
to pieces
into separate, usually small pieces, or into the various parts from which (something) is made en pedazos It was so old that it fell to pieces when I touched it.
(Definition of piece from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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