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Spanish translation of “piece”

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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