"arena" English translation

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"arena" in English

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"arena" in Spanish

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arena {noun} [idiom]

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{feminine}

1. general

arena
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sand {noun}
En mi país estamos esforzándonos por aumentar el tamaño y el número de playas de arena.
In my country we are endeavouring to increase the size and quantity of sand beaches.
Por consiguiente, es importante trazar una línea en la arena.
It is therefore important for a line to be drawn in the sand.
Debo decir que hay una cantidad muy grande de arena en ese motor serbio.
I must say that there is a great deal of sand in that Serbian engine.
arena (also: arenilla)
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grit {noun}
Esto no es bueno para la democracia y, en mi opinión, es otra razón por la que voto no y esparzo un poco de arena sobre los trabajos.
This is not good for democracy, in my view, and is another reason why I am voting no so as to be a small bit of grit in the works.
arena (also: ruedo)
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arena {noun} [idiom] (of stadium)
Además es importante manifestarnos en su nombre en la arena internacional.
It is also important to speak out on their behalf in the international arena.
En segundo lugar, internacionalmente, Europa no puede formar parte de la arena internacional de forma pasiva.
Secondly, internationally: Europe cannot take part in the international arena in a passive way.
Es muy, muy importante, que participemos en la competencia que se está produciendo en la arena internacional.
It is very, very important that we continue this struggle in an international arena.

2. "para corrida de toros"

arena (also: argolla, aro, pista, anillo)
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ring {noun}

Context sentences for "arena" in English

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SpanishSu antiguo pelotón lo acribilló a balazos y lo dejó enterrado en la arena del desierto.
His old posse plugged him full of lead and left him under three feet of desert clay.
SpanishQuizá no hemos promovido lo suficiente la importancia de cada granito de arena.
And the Power of One is perhaps something we have not promoted enough.
SpanishLa Unión Europea también ha puesto su grano de arena -hemos tendido una mano a Georgia-.
The European Union also played a part in this - we extended a helping hand.
SpanishKinnock ha presentado un calendario y ahora nos toca dar una de cal y otra de arena.
Mr Kinnock has submitted a timetable, and it is now up to us to applaud it.
SpanishAl mismo tiempo, por supuesto, las grandes economías deben poner su granito de arena.
At the same time, of course, the growing economies must do their bit.
SpanishTodos ponemos nuestro granito de arena.
We are all against racism and we all have a contribution to make.
SpanishEso no existe y, por tanto, estamos construyendo sobre arena.
This does not exist by any stretch of the imagination and is simply quicksand!
SpanishSeñor Presidente, me pregunto si podemos hacer un grano de arena de esta montaña en particular.
Mr President, I wonder whether we can make a molehill out of this particular mountain.
SpanishEsos fondos no son sino un granito de arena en el desierto de que lo que hace falta.
These resources are but a drop in the ocean of what is needed.
SpanishEste verano, en las regiones afectadas del sudeste de Francia, los habitantes apilaban ya sacos de arena.
The second is that the amount available from these funds is not always sufficient.
SpanishEl Consejo no debe enterrar la cabeza en la arena y fingir que el problema no existe.
Credit is due to the authors of the motion for a resolution for having included the following key idea.
SpanishTodos deberemos aportar nuestro granito de arena como consumidores y convertirnos en recicladores habituales.
We all need to play our part in this as consumers and become habitual recyclers.
SpanishEn otros países se han venido creando y ampliando playas de arena durante años.
Extending or creating sandy beaches has been taking place in many other countries and territories for years.
SpanishLos responsables son los que, en sus rangos, han puesto su grano de arena para desencadenar esta situación.
Those in your ranks who played their part in causing this bear the responsibility.
Spanish¡Son más, si los recuento, que la arena, y al terminar,
For the Old Testament, then, faith liberates reason in so far as it allows
SpanishTodo el mundo debe aportar su granito de arena, incluidos los Estados miembros de la Unión Europea.
Everyone must do their bit, including those in the European Union.
SpanishNosotros también, hemos de poner nuestro granito de arena para garantizar que se dispondrá incluso de más dinero.
We, too, must do our bit towards ensuring that even more money is made available.
SpanishTodo el mundo tiene que aportar su granito de arena para una Europa unida.
Everyone needs to do their bit for a united Europe.
SpanishEsto es otra cuestión, y cada granito de arena es importante, pero es necesario abordarlo por separado.
That is another issue, and every bit as important, but it needs to be dealt with separately.
SpanishEl lema es "mejor charlar que guerrear" y dentro de ese espíritu voy a intentar aportar mi grano de arena.
The motto is jaw not war, and in that spirit I shall try to do my bit.