Translation of air in Spanish:
- 1 uncountable open the window to let some air inI let the air out of his tiresabre la ventana para que entre un poco de airelet's go out to get some fresh airle desinflé los neumáticossea airsalgamos a tomar el frescothe air was thick with smokeaire de martheir shouts filled the airla atmósfera estaba cargada de humoall the birds of the air [literary]se oían sus gritos por todas partesto take to the airtodas las aves del cielo [literary]to rise into the air to go by airalzar or levantar el vueloto send something by airir en avióna change of airmandar or enviar algo por aviónthe air was blue (British English) [colloquial]he dropped the hammer on his toe and the air was blueun cambio de aire(s)to be in the airse le cayó el martillo en el pie y empezó a echar sapos y culebras [colloquial](hinted at)respirarse en el ambiente(uncertain, undecided)estar en el aire(unprotected)there is something in the airestar expuesto or al descubiertorevolution was in the airse respira algo en el ambientespring is in the aircorrían vientos de revoluciónto leave something in the airse respiran aires primaveralesto be up in the air (plans)dejar algo en el aire or en suspensoestar en el aire(person)to clear the air (talk/argument)saltar de contentoto go up in the air (British English)aclarar las cosas(lit) (storm)despejar el ambienteto live on air to take the air [dated]subirse por las paredes [colloquial]to vanish o disappear into thin air(salir a) tomar el frescoyou never see her name in the newspapers now, she's just disappeared into thin airesfumarseto walk o (in British English also) tread on airya no sale más en los periódicos, es como si se la hubiera tragado la tierraestar or sentirse en las nubes(before noun) (bubble/mass/chamber)de aire(temperature)del aire(route/attack)(pollution)de la atmósferaExample sentences
- The surface tension of water is increased, and even the density of air surrounding the Earth ebbs and flows like the tides in the sea.
- Whatever he became in that no-man's land he was a ghost, invisible as air.
- Hence, toxic substances in air can easily reach the lung and produce harmful effects locally and in other organs.
- As I rested day after day in the sun, breathing the fresh air, God slowly turned my life around.
- Why do we have to leave our cities and towns to breathe fresh air?
- After being locked down for so long it will be exhilarating to exit my cell and to breathe the fresh desert air.
- At the time no one realized that this was the aircraft which would win the air war over the Pacific.
- It has since been implemented at all the air logistics centers, albeit in a limited capacity.
- As we were taxiing out to the strip I saw some air activity east of the field.
- 2 uncountable (Radio, Television)to be on air/on the airhe's on (the) air twice a weekestar en el or (Chile) (Mexico) al aireestar en antena (Spain)the station is on (the) air 24 hours a daysu programa se emite dos veces por semanato come o go on air/on the airla emisora transmite or emite las 24 horas del díawe go off (the) air at 12salir al aire or (Spain) en antenathe transmission suddenly went off (the) aircerramos la emisión a las 12la transmisión se interrumpió de repente
- 3 3.1 countable (manner, look, atmosphere) an air of mysteryan aristocratic airun aire de misterio3.2cierto aire or aspecto aristocráticoalso: airs plural(affectations)to put on/give oneself airsaires (masculine plural)airs and gracesmandarse las partes (Southern Cone) [colloquial]Example sentences
- In other words, they - most of the people that are very successful in life - put on airs.
- Alice's sharp wit and blunt pronouncements could be intimidating, but if you didn't put on airs and weren't a fool, she was fiercely loyal and endlessly forgiving.
- But then again, he had never been one to put on airs.
- In theory the network can send its logo over the air - as with a Nokia phone - in practice they won't.
- But they're sending your confidential data over the air through a broadcast system.
- The idea that comes to my mind is to do a TV show, but to do it strictly online rather than over the air.
- The painting lent an air of quality to the other items on the mantel, all inexpensive purchases.
- His malapropisms and good old boy manner give him the air of a simpleton, and yet he's not.
- He is about 41, with iron grey hair, round glasses, and a faint air of irony.
- 4 countable (Music)Example sentences
- In the 17th century popular ballads were sung to the traditional airs; these were published in great numbers during the 18th century.
- The talented Dordan group has won widespread acclaim for their unique sound - a blend of lively traditional jigs and reels, haunting slow airs, traditional songs along with mazurkas, sonatinas and waltzes.
- Expect to hear a varied repertoire of original tunes and airs along with a choice of songs by Irish singer-songwriters and composers arranged by this dynamic duo.
- 5 countable (breeze) [literary]Example sentences
- From the mobile start line north of Rough Holme, Naiad got away well in the light south-westerly airs and reached the windward mark at Claife with a narrow lead.
- Light winds make finding carp that much harder, so let's just take a look at a few ways of hopefully getting on fish when light airs are the order of the day.
- All of the heroes that is, except for the heroes of the airs… of the winds.
- 1 1.1 1.2 he likes to air his knowledgele gusta hacer alarde de sus conocimientosExample sentences
- There are those in this area who hate him, but are afraid to air their grievances publicly.
- It is a new show that will give members of the public the chance to air their opinions on a range of hot topics.
- We could set up a public forum to discuss these issues and allow grievances to be aired.
- It took me all of last night just to do my bedroom, and because I had to air the room after vacuuming, I had to sleep downstairs on the hard floor.
- And these particular rooms were aired only for a barbarian envoy or a member of the merchant class.
- All windows are open to air the rooms and with only shutters to keep out little intruders the level of noise is unbearable.
- 1(clothes/sheets)he hung the clothes out to airventilarseairearseorearsecolgó la ropa para que se ventilara or aireara or orearaExample sentences
- Well, by now, hopefully the flags have been aired and the jerseys washed.
- A new regulation to be adopted soon bans locals from airing their laundry in some downtown streets.
- I asked my mother one day, airing out the sheets.
- 2(American English) (Radio, Television)transmitirseemitirseExample sentences
- Every day, Dominica's Broadcasting Corporation airs a radio programme exclusively about bananas, drawing an avid audience from all over this tiny Caribbean island.
- Last week the BBC aired a television programme that contained evidence of a problem with drink and drug misuse among doctors in the United Kingdom.
- The television station kept airing exit polls, claiming that the party had scored a landslide victory in both the parliamentary and local elections.
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