- 1.1 (side by side) to ride five abreast cabalgar* de cinco en fondo to march four abreast marchar en columna de cuatro en fondo to ride abreast of sb cabalgar* al lado de algnMore example sentences1.2 (up to date) to be/keep o stay abreast of sth estar*/mantenerse* al día en or al corriente de algo to keep sb abreast of sth mantener* a algn al día en or al corriente de algo
More example sentences
- Elderly people seemed to dominate the pavements as they walked six abreast, oblivious of the office workers and commuters ‘tutting’ as they had to walk into the road to get round them.
- Cyclists may feel a little more inclined to use the towpath if pedestrians did not walk four abreast and refuse to give way until the last minute and dog walkers kept their dogs on a short lead and cleaned up after their dogs.
- The interior is so cramped that two people cannot walk abreast.
- Mr Gonsell spends half an hour a day reading the New York Times and Washington Post to keep abreast with international news.
- It has a sizable business section with two writers sharing the job of keeping readers abreast the news.
- His treatment is based on the latest knowledge by a leading authority who has kept abreast of both the information and the debates.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.