Translation of deep in Spanish:
adjective -er, -est
- 1 1.1(gash/wound)
hondo(pan)the ditch is 6 ft deep
altola zanja tiene 6 pies de profundidadthe deep waters of the riverlas profundas aguas del ríoa deep pile carpet the deep end of the poolla parte (más) profunda or honda de la piscinaankle-/knee-deephasta los tobillos/la rodillathe water's only ankle-deepel agua llega solo hasta los tobilloswe're waist-deep in workestamos con muchísimo trabajosee also → deep endExample sentences1.2 (horizontally)
(shelf/wardrobe)the soldiers were standing 12 deep
- The mountain scenery was totally awesome with spectacular peaks, glacial rivers and deep mountain gorges.
- Since it was built over a deep gorge, it was well protected against destructive forces.
- Rocky gullets of white water open out into deep gorges where salmon lie waiting for water to continue their upstream journey.
profundolos soldados formaban columnas de 12 en fondothe site is 100ft wide by 50ft deepel terreno tiene 100 pies de ancho por 50 de largo or de fondoExample sentences1.3 (broad)
- Why is it impossible to pump water from very deep in the ground with a surface pump?
- The grave generally is located in a riverbed or somewhere deep in the forest.
- Last September we went to the Italian Grand Prix at Monza, just in the general admission section which was deep in the woods.
- 2 take a deep breathrespire hondoExample sentences
- She took a deep breath and swallowed the sobs that were rising in her throat.
- Once she was settled in with an arm slung over his chest, she sighed a deep breath of relief.
- Michael sighed, leaning his head back as he took a deep breath to calm himself.
- At his urging I strummed the guitar, closing my eyes as a gorgeous deep sound resonated.
- This means that there are additional deep sounds which cannot be heard.
- He thought he heard a rumbling sound, a deep voice coming from somewhere far away.
- 3 3.1 (low-pitched)(note)3.2 (dark) a deeper shade of red
graveun rojo más intenso or subidoa deep tanun bronceado intensoExample sentences
- Although the main stem is still thin and whippy, it is an attractive, shiny, deep purple in colour.
- The colours are deep and rich and help set an operatic mood and tone for almost every scene.
- The sky had become a dark shade of indigo, tinged with the remnants of deep magenta.
- 4 (intense)(sleep/love/interest)in deep mourning
profundode luto rigurosoit is with deep regret that …es con gran or profundo pesar que …as the crisis grew deepera medida que se agudizaba la crisisthere is deep suspicion that …existen grandes or graves sospechas de que …to be in deep troubleestar en un serio apuro or [colloquial] en un buen líoit left a deep impression on meme causó una profunda impresiónExample sentences
- When citizens lack confidence in the basic institutions of democracy, the nation is in very deep trouble.
- We think that humanity could be heading for deep trouble unless we take action very soon.
- They are in deep, deep trouble, and the economy will get worse and worse.
- Personal relationships are full of deep feelings and emotions but you need to wait for the right time to expose them.
- This place is home, if anywhere is, and I love it with a deep passion.
- It was a deep feeling of dissatisfaction, and it was making ordinary people do very crazy things.
- 5 5.1 (intellectually)(thoughts/learning)
profundoExample sentences5.2 (enigmatic)
(mystery/secret)you're a deep one [colloquial]
- I must also take notice of her deep understanding of Middle Eastern affairs, despite the fact that she has never lived there.
- They like to have a deep understanding of how to do business.
- Those who worked with him at the time have commented on his deep understanding of Canada and Canadian issues.
profundotú eres un enigmaExample sentences
- Nothing deep or philosophical, you understand, just: how is this going to get better?
- They understood something very deep that we more secular types never learned.
- Do you understand what deep and metaphysical things he is trying to say?
- I'm a pretty deep person, and cruising gives me a chance to be alone and think.
- I've always wanted to meet you, you seem like such a deep person with a beautiful soul.
- As you would expect from someone who has made a living in the movie capital for more than 30 years, he is neither a subtle nor a very deep man.
adverb -er, -est
- 1 1.1 (of penetration) to dig deepcavar hondothey marched deep into the junglese internaron or adentraron en lo más profundo de la selvahe thrust his hands deep in(to) his pocketshundió las manos en los bolsillosfeelings run very deep among the populationhay un sentir muy fuerte entre la poblaciónhe looked deep into her eyesla miró fijamente a los ojos1.2 (thoroughly) to go deep/deeper (into something)ahondar/ahondar más (en algo)
profundizar/profundizar más (en algo)Example sentences
- The narrator gets off a train in a deserted countryside and walks deep into the forest, where he makes camp and goes to sleep.
- The peroxide, he says, wouldn't penetrate very deep beneath the surface.
- Some short trails lead to viewpoints; longer and more difficult trails penetrate deep into the forest and wilderness.
- 2 2.1 (situated far from edge) deep in the foresten lo profundo del bosquedeep in the subconscious minden lo profundo del subconscientethe roots of this trouble lie deeplas raíces de este problema son muy profundasdeep down you know I'm righten el fondo sabes que tengo razón2.2 (greatly involved)to be deep
insomethingwe're still deep in debttodavía estamos muy endeudados or tenemos muchísimas deudasI found her deep in her bookla encontré absorta or ensimismada en su libroyou can't back out now: you're in this too deep [colloquial]ya no te puedes echar atrás: estás metido en esto hasta el cuello [colloquial]
noun no plural[literary]
- 1.1 (sea) the deep a monster from the deepun monstruo de las profundidades (del mar) [literary]Example sentences1.2 (most intense part) in the deep of winter
en lo más crudo del invierno
- The oarsmen pushed their oars above the water while a brawny man dropped an anchor into the deep.
- And that's before we even get to the more bizarre denizens of the deep.
- A bit later they had proof of his ignorance when he told them to cast their nets in the deep during broad daylight.
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