- 1.1 (stream) (AmE) arroyo (m), riachuelo (m) to be up the creek (BrE) estar* mal, estar* equivocado the report is completely up the creek el informe es un disparate to be up the creek [colloquial/familiar] o [vulgar] up shit creek (without a paddle) (in difficulty) estar* en aprietos or en apuros, estar* jodido [vulgar]More example sentences1.2 (inlet) (BrE) cala (f)
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- They rested by a small creek running through the woods that had started to become more profuse.
- The seven men had spread out and were riding along the dry creek bed.
- Her lion tail flicked idly behind her as she walked towards the nearby creek.
- Coastal migrants can often be found along tidal creeks, salt marsh edges, and mudflats, rarely on sandy ocean beaches.
- Between the cliffs and the sea, the rhythmic movement of the tides is forming a new tidal marsh that includes mudflats, tidal creeks, tidal marshes, and tracts of shrubs.
- Pristine beaches, maritime forests, shimmering marshes, and tidal creeks await your exploration.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province.