There are 3 translations of behind in Spanish:

behind1

Pronunciation: /bɪˈhaɪnd/

prep

  • 1 1.1 (to the rear of) detrás de, atrás de (Latin America/América Latina) behind Peter detrás de Peter, atrás de Peter (Latin America/América Latina) behind me detrás de mí, detrás mío [criticized usage/uso criticado] the other car followed close behind us el otro coche nos seguía muy de cerca he crossed the line ten seconds behind the winner cruzó la meta diez segundos después del ganador we're ten years behind the Japanese in microelectronics en microelectrónica llevamos un retraso de diez años respecto a los japoneses she's well behind the rest of the class está muy atrasada con respecto al resto de la clase 1.2 (on the other side of) detrás de, atrás de (Latin America/América Latina)
  • 2 2.1 (responsible for) detrás de I know who's behind all this yo sé quién está detrás de todo esto 2.2 (underlying) the theory behind it is that … la teoría sobre la que se basa es que … the idea behind it is to … de lo que se trata es de … we want to know the motives behind your decision queremos saber los motivos que te llevaron a esa decisión
  • 3 (in support of) we're all behind the police todos respaldamos a la policía I'm behind you all the way tienes todo mi apoyo we put all our energies behind the campaign volcamos toda nuestra energía en apoyar la campaña
  • 4 4.1 (to one's name) a sus ( or mis etc) espaldas, en su ( or mi etc) haber she has four years' experience behind her tiene cuatro años de experiencia a sus espaldas or en su haber 4.2 (in time) all that is behind us now todo eso ha quedado atrás I'm behind schedule voy retrasado or atrasado (con el trabajo or los preparativos etc) the train is behind time el tren va a llegar con retraso

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 3 translations of behind in Spanish:

behind2

adv

  • 1.1 (to the rear, following) I want the small children here and the taller ones behind que los niños pequeños se pongan aquí y los más altos detrás or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) atrás she glanced behind miró hacia atrás I was attacked from behind me atacaron por la espalda keep an eye on the car behind no pierdas de vista al coche de atrás see also stay behind wait behind etc
    More example sentences
    • The unknown attacker grabbed her from behind.
    • She had gone ten or 20 yards past him when he ran up, grabbed her throat from behind and assaulted her.
    • He grabbed her from behind and indecently assaulted her but she managed to fight him off and ran to a nearby house.
    1.2 (in race, competition) England were two goals behind Inglaterra iba perdiendo por dos goles they came from behind to win 3-2 se recuperaron y finalmente ganaron 3 a 2 the Republicans are behind in the polls los republicanos van a la zaga según las encuestas
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    • In truth, Wales should have been 20 points behind and out of the match by half time.
    • He admitted he was not a happy man after seeing his side go behind for the fifth time in the last six games.
    • But he sends his kick just wide of the posts to leave the home side eight points behind.
    1.3 (in arrears) I'm behind with my work/payments estoy atrasada con el trabajo/en los pagos we're six months behind with the rent debemos seis meses de alquiler see also fall behind get behind etc
    More example sentences
    • So it comes as no surprise that they should have fallen behind in developing a system intended to do the impossible.
    • I'm behind in my classes and buried under papers I haven't started.
    • I feel like I’m behind with everything at the moment.
    1.4 (in time) Buenos Aires is five hours behind Buenos Aires va cinco horas más atrás, en Buenos Aires es cinco horas más temprano

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

There are 3 translations of behind in Spanish:

behind3

n

  • [colloquial, euphemistic/familiar, eufemístico] trasero (masculine) [colloquial/familiar]
    More example sentences
    • Administrative professionals, if they're any good, save their bosses' behinds every day.
    • On a Web site I won't name, people post images they've taken - in public places - of other people's behinds.
    • He explains how much beef today comes not from beef cattle bred to fatten beautifully but from dairy-cross cows, which have distinctly bony behinds and are the byproduct of the calving needed to keep dairy cows in milk year on year.

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.