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Translation of downhill in Spanish:


  • [walk/run] cuesta abajo to go downhill ir* cuesta abajo, ir* de mal en peor
    Example sentences
    • Follow the cobbles downhill and through a gate to reach the canal's lower level on the left.
    • The route drops to a dead-end road called Smearbottom Lane further uphill, but downhill it becomes Hawthorns Lane and we took its very steep and metalled surface.
    • Obviously the logical answer is that it always flows downhill, and it is an illusion that the road's length slants upwards.


  • 1 1.1 (downward) [path] cuesta abajo a downhill slope una bajada, una pendiente 1.2 (in skiing) [race/racer] de descenso contra-reloj
  • 2 (easy, pleasant) (predicative/predicativo) it's all downhill from here de aquí en adelante todo va a marchar sobre ruedas or todo va a ser coser y cantar


  • (in skiing) the downhill el descenso contra-reloj

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