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American English: /flɔr/
British English: /flɔː/

Translation of floor in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (of room, vehicle) from floor to ceiling
    desde el suelo or (Latin America tb) piso hasta el techo
    to wipe up o (British English) wipe the floor with somebody
    hacer trizas a alguien
    Example sentences
    • Unable to relax, Ben walked silently across the floor to the window and peered outside.
    • Do not let anyone walk on the floor before the finish is applied, or dirt might be tracked on the wood.
    • Near the spare bedroom, he pulled a cord hanging from the ceiling and a staircase lowered to the floor.
    1.2 (for dancing) to take the floor
    salir a bailar or a la pista
    1.3 (of ocean, valley, forest)
    Example sentences
    • Of course we shouldn't cover the ocean with plastic or dredge the sea floor or cut down forests.
    • The water rooms look much like this one, only rounded and the pool's bottom is the ocean floor.
    • To the east, the Eden valley provides a fertile contrast, with abundant pasture land along the valley floor.
  • 2 (storey) we live on the first/second floor (American English)
    vivimos en la planta baja/el primer piso or (Chile) en el primer/segundo piso
    (British English)
    vivimos en el primer/segundo piso or (Chile) en el segundo/tercer piso
    Example sentences
    • Three or four bricks were removed from the façade at all sides of the building and at all floor levels.
    • The cubic knuckle of the fermentation building, with three floors of temperature controlled rooms, acts as a hinge point between them.
    • The remaining section of the patio was raised to the level of the interior floors and paved with stone, giving it the look of a true outdoor room.
  • 3the floor 3.1 (of debating chamber, parliament)
    el hemiciclo
    la sala
    to cross the floor
    cambiar de partido or bando
    to gain/have the floor
    obtener/tener (el uso de) la palabra
    Example sentences
    • I will give one further warning about interrupting while a member has the floor correctly on points of order.
    • It is not a point of order, but I will ask the member who has the floor to come back to the bill, please.
    3.2 (audience at debate)
    la asamblea
    los asistentes
    a question from the floor
    una pregunta de la asamblea or de uno de los asistentes
    to throw the meeting open to the floor
    dar la palabra a los asistentes
    3.3 (of stock exchange)
    el parqué or parquet
  • 4 (for wages, prices) (Economics) the price of coffee has fallen through the floor
    el precio del café ha caído en picada or (Spain) picado
    Example sentences
    • Government sets price ceilings and floors, dictates wages through laws and labor courts, and confiscates profits.
    • We know what rules make a difference: the most important are strong wage floors and collective bargaining protections.
    • As with other protectionist schemes, it is really about taxing Americans and imposing price floors to benefit a politically influential industry.

transitive verb

  • 1 (Construction)the room is floored with parquet
    el suelo de la habitación es de or está recubierto de parquet
    Example sentences
    • The interconnecting dining room is also floored in wood and retains its original cast-iron fireplace with tiled inset.
    • Two steps lead down to the kitchen, a bright room floored in quarry tiles and with polished wood presses providing plenty of storage.
    • On the ground floor, the entrance hall, living room and dining room are floored in French oak.
  • 2 2.1 (knock down)
    tirar al suelo
    Example sentences
    • Clay had been fortunate in two ways: the punch that floored him came at the very end of the round and near the ropes and the ropes cushioned his fall.
    • He showed plenty of endurance and came back into the fight until he was floored by a powerful punch to the ribs at the end of round eight.
    • One punch floored him and he began kicking him on the ground.
    2.2 (nonplus) [colloquial]
    dejar helado or de una pieza [colloquial]
    I was completely floored by their questions
    sus preguntas me dejaron sin saber qué decir
    Example sentences
    • I then quickly flipped through the paper until I found the article in question and was immediately floored by the shear magnitude of it.
    • I said nothing, completely floored by his question.
    • To tell the truth, I was completely floored with the whole story.
  • 3 (push, force toward the floor) (American English) [colloquial]
    pisar or apretar a fondo
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