Spanish Word for candles  

English Word: candles

Spanish Word: velas
The Spanish Word for candles
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Translated sentences containing 'candles'
They place the candles in the church
Ellos sitúan las velas en la iglesia.
They always decorate their Christmas tree with red candles.
Ellos siempre adornan su árbol de Navidad con velas rojas.

As a symbol for them, I have in front of me 26 candles.
Como símbolo de ellos ahí están delante de mí 26 velas.
   Mr President, I have in front of me 26 candles.
   – Señor Presidente, tengo ante mí 26 velas.
Having made his point, I thank Mr Watson for extinguishing the candles.
Una vez planteada la cuestión, agradezco al Sr. Watson que apague las velas.
If the nuclear power plants in France were closed down right now, there would be a rush in this Chamber to look for candles.
Si se cerraran ahora las centrales nucleares de Francia, tendríamos que ponernos a buscar velas a toda prisa en esta sala.
These 26 candles are a symbol that these detainees should not be forgotten and, indeed, I hope that these 26 and all 600 detainees will have access to justice.
Estas 26 velas son un símbolo para no olvidarnos de esos detenidos, y espero que esos 26 y todos los 600 detenidos tengan acceso a la justicia.
I can tell you what would have happened, Mr Poettering. You would have rung all the bells here, lit a thousand candles and had the Te Deum strike up.
Yo puedo decirle lo que habría ocurrido, señor Poettering: ¡ustedes habrían hecho repicar todas las campanas, habrían encendido un millar de velas y habrían entonado el tedéum!
   One hundred and twenty years ago, Thomas Edison said: ‘Electrical lighting will be so cheap that only the very rich will use candles for lighting.’
   Hace ciento veinte años, Thomas Edison dijo: «La luz eléctrica será tan barata que solo los más ricos utilizarán velas para alumbrarse.»
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