Translation: from spanish

a cog in the wheel

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  • (a) cog in the wheel — one part of a large system or organization. He was just a small cog in the large wheel of organised crime. This warehouse is an important cog in our distribution machine …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) cog in the wheel — a cog in the maˈchine/ˈwheel idiom (informal) a person who is a small part of a large organization Main entry: ↑cogidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) cog in the machine — one part of a large system or organization. He was just a small cog in the large wheel of organised crime. This warehouse is an important cog in our distribution machine …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) cog in the machine — a cog in the maˈchine/ˈwheel idiom (informal) a person who is a small part of a large organization Main entry: ↑cogidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • cog — [kɔg US ka:g] n [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: From a Scandinavian language] 1.) a wheel with small bits sticking out around the edge that fit together with the bits of another wheel as they turn around in a machine 2.) one of the small bits that… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • Cog (advertisement) — Cog …   Wikipedia

  • cog — [[t]kɒ̱g[/t]] cogs 1) N COUNT A cog is a wheel with square or triangular teeth around the edge, which is used in a machine to turn another wheel or part. 2) PHRASE: v link PHR If you describe someone as a cog in a machine or wheel, you mean that… …   English dictionary

  • cog — UK [kɒɡ] / US [kɑɡ] noun [countable] Word forms cog : singular cog plural cogs 1) a wheel in a machine that fits into the edge of another wheel or part and makes it turn 2) someone considered as a minor part of a large organization a small cog in …   English dictionary

  • cog — noun (C) 1 a wheel with small bits sticking out around the edge, that fit together with the bits of another wheel as they turn around in a machine 2 one of the small bits that stick out on a cog 3 a cog in the machine/wheel someone who is not… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • wheel — wheel1 [ wil, hwil ] noun count *** 1. ) a round object that turns around and around to make a car, bicycle, or other vehicle move: a bicycle/wagon/car wheel front/rear wheels on wheels: a TV table on wheels a ) wheels plural VERY INFORMAL a car …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • Wheel bug — Taxobox | name = Wheel bug image width = 240px regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera familia = Reduviidae genus = Arilus species = A. cristatus binomial = Arilus cristatus binomial authority = (Linnaeus,… …   Wikipedia


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