There are 2 translations of ebb in Spanish:

ebb1

Pronunciation: /eb/

n

  • reflujo (masculine) the ebb and flow of the tide el flujo y reflujo (de la marea) the tide was on the ebb la marea estaba bajando to be at a low ebb their fortunes were at a low ebb estaban de capa caída relations between the two countries are at a low ebb las relaciones entre ambos países están en un punto bajo
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    • The hardest thing about this lock is if you have a boat coming in on the ebb tide.
    • If you must go out on to the sands go out when the tide is on the ebb so that if you do get stuck we have a chance of getting you out.
    • The tide was on the ebb, the sand was firm and wide.

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Cultural fact of the day

In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.

There are 2 translations of ebb in Spanish:

ebb2

vi

  • 1.1 [tide] bajar, retroceder to ebb and flow fluir* y refluir*, ir* y venir*
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    • The tide that had risen some time ago, the house had sunk in it, but now the water had ebbed and the man was where he should have been - on the shore.
    • When the high water ebbs and the water in the lagoon and the sea reach the same level, the gates are filled once again with water until they return to their original position.
    • These might contain a couple of feet of water or a mere stream when the tide ebbs, but quickly become deep, surging rivers of seawater when it flows.
    1.2 (dwindle) decaer*, disminuir*
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    • I closed my eyes and gradually felt the hurt and disappointment ebbing away when I felt his arms enveloping me, encasing me in his warmth.
    • He sighed, a bit of the anger ebbing away from his countenance.
    • I breathe deeply and slowly, and gradually the sinking feeling ebbs and I lift my head.

Phrasal verbs

ebb away

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
his life was ebbing away se consumía poco a poco I felt my strength/courage ebbing away sentí que me abandonaban las fuerzas/que iba perdiendo el valor

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Word of the day insensible
adj
insensitive …
Cultural fact of the day

In Mexico, today is Conmemoración de la Proclamación de la Independencia. Throughout the country, at 11 o'clock at night, there is a communal shout, El Grito, in memory of Padre Hidalgo's cry of independence from the Spanish in the town of Dolores.