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beach

Pronunciation: /biːtʃ/

Translation of beach in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • playa (feminine) pebble/sandy beach playa pedregosa/de arena we spent the day at the beach pasamos el día en la playa sitting on the beach sentado en la playa (before noun/delante del nombre) [house/party] en la playa
    Example sentences
    • Perhaps because of their preference for rocky shores, marine otters have never been found along the sandy beaches of the Atlantic Patagonian coasts.
    • Lazy summer days are made to be spent on the gravel flats and sandy beaches along Northern California's Russian River.
    • On the beach at Sandy Hook on the New Jersey shore one October there were hundreds of us assembled in the predawn hours, fishing for striped bass.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [boat] hacer* encallar, hacer* varar, hacer* embarrancar; [whale] hacer* embarrancar

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