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sentence / frase
 
sentence   [ˈsentəns]
A. -noun
1. (linguistics)   frase (f),   oraciónoun (f)
·he writes very long sentences
·escribe frases or oraciones larguísimas
·what does this sentence mean?
·¿qué significa esta frase or oraciónoun?
2. (law, legal)   sentencia (f),   fallo (m)
·a sentence of ten years
·una condena de diez años
·the judge gave him a six-month sentence
·el juez le condenó a seis meses de prisiónoun
a. the [death] sentence =   la pena de muerte
·under sentence of death
·condenado a la pena de muerte
b. he got a [life] sentence =   fue condenado a cadena perpetua
c. a [long] sentence =   una larga condena
d. to [pass] sentence on somebody   (literally, figurative)   condenar a somebody, someone (a una pena)
e. he got a five-year [prison] sentence =   se le condenó a cinco años de prisiónoun
f. to [serve] one'noun sentence =   cumplir su condena
B. -transitive verb   condenar   (to   a)
·to sentence somebody to life imprisonment
·condenar a somebody, someone a cadena perpetua
·to sentence somebody to death
·condenar a muerte a somebody, someone
C. -compound
·sentence structure   -noun   estructura (f) de la frase
 
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