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dead end

Translation of dead end in Spanish:


  • 1 (street)
    Example sentences
    • I drove down the road to an empty dead-end street with brush and overgrowth all over the place, not a building in sight.
    • Holly went to drop her bags off at her house, which was all the way at the end of our dead-end street, and I went up to my room.
    • Most Thorndon side roads are dead ends, narrower than varicose veins and have a topography that even a goat would baulk at.
  • 2 (situation) to come to o reach a dead end
    llegar a un callejón sin salida or a un impasse
    Example sentences
    • This longing usually takes over when they feel constrained or trapped in a situation such as a dead-end job, an unhappy marriage, or have settled into a routine that hints of boredom.
    • Desperation is the key factor; each character wants to break out of their dead-end situation, but in the end they always opt to hold on.
    • Slacker Jeff (played with an enviable edge by Chris Fassbender) is slowly going mad in a dead-end job and can't be bothered to attend more than one class at a local community college.

also: dead-end adjective

  • 2 (without prospects) [colloquial]a dead-end job
    un trabajo sin porvenir or futuro
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