Translation of ahead in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /əˈhed/


  • 1 1.1 (indicating movement) she went on ahead to greet them se adelantó para saludarlos take the second left, then go straight ahead tome la segunda a la izquierda y luego siga todo recto or derecho I'll go on ahead to see what's happening yo iré delante or adelante a ver qué está pasando she sent the trunk ahead by rail mandó el baúl antes or por delante por tren full speed o steam ahead! [Naut] ¡avante a toda máquina! 1.2 (indicating position) a short distance ahead un poco más adelante the post office is straight ahead la oficina de correos está siguiendo recto 1.3 (in race, competition) our team was ahead nuestro equipo llevaba la delantera we're only one goal ahead vamos ganando por solo un gol the Japanese are still way ahead in that field los japoneses siguen estando a la cabeza en ese campo 1.4 (in time) the years/months ahead los años/meses venideros, los próximos años/meses see also go ahead think ahead etc
  • 2ahead of 2.1 (in front of) delante de 2.2 (in race, competition) por delante de 2.3 (before) she got there an hour ahead of everybody else llegó una hora antes que los demás you will be notified ahead of the meeting se le hará saber antes de or [formal] con antelación a la reunión Athens is two hours ahead of London Atenas va dos horas por delante de Londres, en Atenas es dos horas más tarde que en Londres we're ahead of time vamos adelantados they arrived ahead of time llegaron antes de la hora payments ahead of time pagos por adelantado see alsotime1 8 1

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