Translation of bottom in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (of box, bottle, drawer, bag)(of hill, stairs) pie (masculine)(of pile) parte (feminine) de abajoyou are at the bottom of the listestás al final de la listabottoms up! [colloquial]¡al centro y pa'dentro! [colloquial]at bottom I wonder what's/who's at the bottom of it all
¡fondo blanco! (Latin America) [colloquial]
¡hasta verte, Cristo mío! (Chile) [colloquial]me pregunto qué es lo que hay/quién está detrás de todo estofrom the bottom of one's heartde todo corazónI mean it from the bottom of my heartlo digo de todo corazónto get to the bottom of somethingllegar al fondo de algo→ barrelExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (underneath — of box)
- They've signposted content with clear navigation and put neat section headers at the bottom of the front page.
- Instead of covering this as if it were the top story, put it on the bottom of the front page.
- At the bottom of the front page is a box stating: ‘As always, your feedback is very welcome.’
parte (feminine) de abajo(— of ship) fondo (masculine)the bottom has fallen out of the marketse ha desfondado el mercadoto knock the bottom out of something
- So I threw it into the bottom of the bin and covered it with a pile of old Canberra Times.
- They're too tough, and the husk is still attached, and I always end up leaving them at the bottom of the container.
- One trick I have learnt is to put some bulbs at the bottom of the container so they flower in spring.
los precios han caído en picada or (Spain) en picadoechar por tierra algothis evidence knocks the bottom out of his theoryestos datos echan por tierra su teoríathat knocked the bottom out of his worldcon eso se le vino el mundo abajo1.3 (of bed)(of garden) fondo (masculine)(of road) final (masculine)Example sentences1.4 (of sea, river, lake) to hit o touch bottom earnings hit bottom in the second quarter
las ganancias tocaron fondo or se fueron a pique en el segundo trimestrehe hit bottom when his wife diedse vino abajo cuando murió su mujerExample sentences
- His neighbours report that if he does exhibit any mild eccentricity, it is only his habit of spending hours locked in the shed at the bottom of his Oxford garden.
- Think of British inventors and you picture lone eccentrics toiling away in a shed at the bottom of the garden, seeking to make discoveries of genius.
- Mrs God would have been furious if she had found out that, after lunch, he was in the shed at the bottom of the garden tinkering with bits of disused jet aircraft.
- Many trolleys removed from supermarkets return damaged or end up at the bottom of a local lake or river.
- Their fertile farmland now lay at the bottom of the lake.
- ‘I had my suspicions that there might be relics from the film at the bottom of the river,’ he says.
- 2 (of hierarchy) he is at the bottom of the classestá entre los peores de la claseshe came bottom of the class (British English)fue la peor de la clasethe team is lying bottom of the leagueel equipo está a la cola de la ligashe started out at the bottomempezó desde abajofrom the bottom upde pies a cabeza
de arriba (a) abajo
- 3 3.1 (of person) → smooth 1 1 1Example sentences3.2 (of trousers)
bajo (masculine)the bottoms of his trousers were muddy
- At birth the newborn emerges into a world suddenly filled with sensations, including possibly a slap on the bottom.
- As Vernon explains, the slow, rhythmic grinding, bumping and shaking is great for toning bottoms, abdominal muscles, thighs, backs and arms.
- But, more to the point, do we really want the old blokes of the future to have cheeks as soft as babies' bottoms; to have foreheads as smooth as velvet and, overall, to appear as rugged as a sand dune?
bajos (masculine plural)llevaba los bajos del pantalón cubiertos de barroExample sentences3.3 (of pajamas, tracksuit) (often plural)
(of bikini) parte (feminine) de abajo
- She still had an hour and a half, so she dressed in pajama bottoms and a shirt she stole from Vince's bag.
- She had changed from her mini skirt into pajama bottoms and a tight-fitting t-shirt that had an unprintable logo on it.
- Closing the basement door, she quickly changed into a pair of green pajama bottoms and a white tank top.
- 4 (in baseball)parte (feminine) baja
adjective before noun
- 1.1 (lowest)(shelf/layer/card)
de más abajo(mark/grade)the bottom left-hand corner
más bajoel ángulo inferior izquierdo£50 is my absolute bottom price50 libras es mi último precio or el precio más bajo que le puedo ofrecerExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (lower)
- So I've just put everything on the bottom shelf in the cupboard.
- One of the best magazines we discovered was not at Frieze but tucked away on the bottom shelf of the bookshop at Tate Modern.
- The children's books have occupied the bottom shelves where children can easily access them.
(part/edge/lip)the bottom half of the page
- You might want to temporarily cut rates for the bottom two income brackets.
- The top two from each pool will progress to the cup competition, while the bottom two will get a second bite of the cherry in the plate.
- Canada is increasingly divided between the few who have much and a growing bottom class that has little.
de abajola mitad inferior de la páginaExample sentences
- The top terrace consists of a lawn surrounded by borders, the bottom terrace is a small, mown orchard.
- Divided into top and bottom terraces, both provide an incredible view to the Black Sea.
- Has the day come when now you check the computer for your cattle numbers instead of having to go down to the bottom field to do so?
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