Translation: from spanish

turn-of-the-century

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  • turn of the century — {n. phr.} The time at the end of one century and the beginning of the next century; {especially}: The time when the 1800 s became the 1900 s; the early 1900 s. * /Automobiles were strange things to see at the turn of the century./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn of the century — {n. phr.} The time at the end of one century and the beginning of the next century; {especially}: The time when the 1800 s became the 1900 s; the early 1900 s. * /Automobiles were strange things to see at the turn of the century./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • The Game of the Century (chess) — This article is about the chess game. For other uses, see The Game of the Century (disambiguation). Fischer s game score, in descriptive notation The Game of the Century usually refers to a chess game played between Donald Byrne and 13 year old… …   Wikipedia

  • turn the clock back — {v. phr.} To return to an earlier period. * /Mother wished she could turn the clock back to the days before the children grew up and left home./ * /Will repealing the minimum wage for workers under age eighteen turn the clock back to the abuses… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • turn the clock back — {v. phr.} To return to an earlier period. * /Mother wished she could turn the clock back to the days before the children grew up and left home./ * /Will repealing the minimum wage for workers under age eighteen turn the clock back to the abuses… …   Dictionary of American idioms

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  • The Yellow Kid — emerged as the lead character in Hogan s Alley, drawn by Richard F. Outcault, which became one of the first Sunday supplement comic strips in an American newspaper, although its graphical layout had already been thoroughly established in… …   Wikipedia

  • turn — I. verb Etymology: Middle English; partly from Old English tyrnan & turnian to turn, from Medieval Latin tornare, from Latin, to turn on a lathe, from tornus lathe, from Greek tornos; partly from Anglo French turner, tourner to turn, from… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Jungle — Infobox Book | name = The Jungle image caption = author = Upton Sinclair country = United States language = English genre = Political fiction publisher = Doubleday, Jabber Company release date = February 28, 1906 media type = Print (Hardcover)… …   Wikipedia

  • century — See: TURN OF THE CENTURY …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • century — See: TURN OF THE CENTURY …   Dictionary of American idioms


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