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Pronunciation: /ˈkɔːrnər; ˈkɔːnə(r)/

Translation of corner in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (inside angle) (— of room, cupboard) rincón (masculine); (— of field) esquina (feminine); (— of mouth) comisura (feminine) in the top righthand corner of the page en el ángulo superior derecho de la página a quiet corner of Hampshire un tranquilo rincón de Hampshire to see/watch sth/sb out of the corner of one's eye ver*/observar algo/a algn de reojo or con el rabillo del ojo from all o the four corners of the earth o world de todas partes (del mundo), de los cuatro puntos cardinales to be in a (tight) corner estar* en un aprieto to drive/force sb into a corner acorralar a algn to paint oneself into a corner meterse en camisa de once varas [colloquial/familiar] (before noun/delante del nombre) corner cupboard rinconera (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The sides are straight and the corners at right angles.
    • If your site includes any corners or other right angles, look for stone that already shows this shape.
    • All the sides, corners, angles and areas are the same.
    Example sentences
    • I did as I was told and placed myself in a chair near the corner of the room.
    • The woman continued to stare at her from her seat near the corner of the room, but she warmly smiled and got up.
    • If you answered ‘yes’ to either of the above, then go straight to the nearest corner of the room without passing go.
    1.2 (outside angle —of street, page) esquina (feminine); (— of table) esquina (feminine), punta (feminine); (bend in road) curva (feminine) I'll meet you on o at the corner te veo en la esquina he took the corner too fast tomó la curva demasiado rápido around the corner (imminent) a la vuelta de la esquina (lit: nearby) a la vuelta de la esquina, al lado to cut corners if you try to cut corners, the recipe doesn't work si tratas de simplificar la receta, no te sale bien we could produce a cheaper article, but only by cutting corners podríamos producir un artículo más barato, pero solo si cuidáramos menos los detalles to turn the corner (lit) dar* la vuelta a or doblar la esquina the country seems to be turning the corner at last por fin parece que el país empieza a levantarse or a repuntar
    Example sentences
    • An empty house on the corner of Birch Street, West Bowling, is the first project to be blitzed by the group in a bid to improve the appearance of the area.
    • We fared much better at Vox Populi, a funky old house on the corner of a tree-lined street.
    • Speaking of which, has anyone bought that old brick house on the corner of Mason Street?
    Example sentences
    • The aluminum-composite hybrid suspension handles sharp corners and loose curves with no problem.
    • I noticed that a small crowd of people had gathered around a sharp corner of the road.
    • This new circuit will allow for the testing of braking system performance in snow and ice conditions on sharp corners and twisty turns.
  • 2 2.1 (in soccer)
    (corner kick)
    córner (masculine), tiro (masculine) or saque (masculine) de esquina
    2.2 (in hockey) córner (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • ‘Our goal scoring went up, we could score field goals, we could score from penalty corners,’ he said.
    • When I first played hockey as a junior, rules prohibited undercutting on penalty corners.
    • Chile finally scored on their fifth penalty corner by Jorge O'Rayn.
    Example sentences
    • Before the corner kick, Solomartin picks up a yellow card for shirt-tugging.
    • Two goals in five minutes put Windermere ahead when Liam Salisbury headed in from a corner kick and a long ball found Matt Parkinson, who beat two men and the keeper.
    • Parkville upped it another gear and Colin Coady got on the end of a corner kick to poke the ball home and secure all three points for Parkville.
  • 3 (in boxing) esquina (feminine) to fight one's/sb's corner (British English/inglés británico) he was determined to fight his own corner estaba decidido a defender lo suyo or [colloquial/familiar] a pelearla
    Example sentences
    • They stood in opposite corners of the ring, our man with his back to the tent fighter, waiting to be called to fight by the clang of the bell.
    • Dundee is livid in the corner between rounds while Foster has a smug look.
    • Clay came to his corner after the fourth round complaining of a burning sensation in both eyes.
    Example sentences
    • McCline got up at the count of nine as the bell sounded to end the round, but his corner would not allow him to continue.
    • It was apparent their corners told them that, whomever won round 4, would probably win the bout.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (trap) [fugitive/stag/fox] acorralar I cornered her in the corridor la abordé en el pasillo

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • tomar una curva this car corners well este coche tiene buen agarre en las curvas

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