chalk significado, chalk definición | diccionario de inglés definición



  ( chalks    plural & 3rd person present)   ( chalking    present participle)   ( chalked    past tense & past participle  )
1       n-uncount   Chalk is a type of soft white rock. You can use small pieces of it for writing or drawing with.  
oft N n  
...the highest chalk cliffs in Britain..., Her skin was chalk white and dry-looking.     
2       n-uncount   Chalk is small sticks of chalk, or a substance similar to chalk, used for writing or drawing with.  
also N in pl  
...somebody writing with a piece of chalk., ...drawing a small picture with coloured chalks.     
3       verb   If you chalk something, you draw or write it using a piece of chalk.  
He chalked the message on the blackboard...      V n  
There was a blackboard with seven names chalked on it.      V-ed  
4    If you say that two people or things are like chalk and cheese, you are emphasizing that they are completely different from each other.  
as different as chalk and cheese      phrase  
The two places, he insists, are as different as chalk and cheese..., We are very aware of our differences, we accept that we are chalk and cheese.      chalk up      phrasal verb   If you chalk up a success, a victory, or a number of points in a game, you achieve it.   (=notch up)  
Andy Wilkinson chalked up his first win of the season.      V P n (not pron)  
Traducción diccionario Collins Inglés Cobuild  

chalk up

accumulate, achieve, attain, credit, enter, gain, log, mark, record, register, score, tally, win  

Diccionario de inglés sinónimos  

ground chalk n.
calcium carbonate

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