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dead end

Translation of dead end in Spanish:

noun

  • 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.

also: dead-end adjective

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

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