Translation of front in Spanish:
- 1 1.1(of dress)the skirt fastens at the front
delantera (feminine)la falda se abrocha por delante or (especially Latin America) por adelanteExample sentences
Example sentences1.2 (forward part)
- Modesty panels of chiffon, where none might have existed before were seen on bodice fronts.
- Try something unexpected like a blouse with a frilled front or lace cuffs under a plain sweater or a tailored jacket.
- Back the garment fronts and back with tear-away stabilizer.
frente (masculine)you sit in the front
- The translucency of it is striking, something not usually perceived in marble counter tops or building fronts.
- The gable front, frame building has a single entrance and a small loft door.
- The family would use the front door below the great portico on the west front.
parte (feminine) delantera or de delante or (especially Latin America) de adelantetú siéntate delante or (especially Latin America) adelantehe was called to the front of the classlo hicieron pasar al frente de la clasefront and center (American English) (Military)¡al frente!Example sentences
- I like those kinds of views, where the front of something looks so large while the rest of it disappears into the background.
- That excerpt is written on the front of the book, it really grabbed my attention and fired my imagination.
- Sometimes, I actually tore out the blank pages at the front of books to draw on.
- 2 (in phrases) in front (as adverb) Midnight Orchid is out in frontMidnight Orchid va en cabeza or lleva la delanterain front of somebody/somethingdelante or (especially Latin America) adelante de alguien/algo(facing)he sat right in front of her
enfrente de alguien/algose sentó delante or (especially Latin America) adelante de ellait's right in front of your nose!¡lo tienes delante de las narices!we've got a big task in front of ustenemos una gran tarea por delanteout frontthe people out frontla gente de delante or (especially Latin America) de adelanteshe was out front from the start (American English) (Sport)llevó la delantera or fue en cabeza desde el principio
- 3 3.1 (Military) the Western frontel frente occidentalthey were attacked on all frontslos atacaron por todos los frentesprogress was made on all frontshubo avances en todos los frentesthere is good news on the job fronthay noticias alentadoras en el plano laboral3.2 (Politics) popular frontfrente popularExample sentences
- The political failure to create a national liberation front is the Achilles heel of the resistance.
- Kerensky cabled the front for additional armed forces but he hoped he would not have to use them.
- By the end of July, the forces of the three fronts outflanked the Orel force grouping of the enemy in the north, east and south.
- The ravaging of the Palatinate at the start of the League of Augsburg war was intended to deny the area to enemy armies, limiting the number of fronts Louis's armies had to cover.
- 4 4.1 (outward show) his friendliness is just a frontsu simpatía no es más que una fachada4.2 (for illegal activity)Example sentences4.3 (nominal leader) (American English) he was just the front of the organization
era solo la cabeza visible de la organizaciónExample sentences
- The whole wizard thing is just a front for his illegal drug selling activities.
- The court heard how the former school governor also used a face-painting business on Bridlington pier as a front for his activities.
- She discovers that the magazine is a front for the organization, and decided to go undercover.
- Sporting a brave front, he put on his battle gear: a worn-out helmet, its straps in tatters.
- Amy seems uncomfortable under his gaze, but she finally puts up a brave front.
- She tried so hard, she did everything she could to put on a brave front, but she thought Mom was going to die.
- 5 (Meteorol) a cold/warm frontun frente frío/cálidoExample sentences
- If the front moves across a surface with a warmer temperature than the lower parts of the air mass, then the front will become unstable.
- Convergence is where the movement of a front lifts a mass of air that is in its path.
- The areas where these two masses of air meet are known as polar fronts.
- 1 (at front)(seat/wheel/leg)the front cover
de delante or (especially Latin America) de adelantela portadathe front doorla puerta de (la) callethe front yard o (British English) gardenel jardín del frentea seat in the front row, a front-row seatun asiento en primera filasee also→ front bench, → front pageExample sentences
- This caused the living room to collapse into the cellar and left the front garden covered in rubble.
- The solution was found when Mick noticed the cast iron water meter cover in the front garden.
- A white police tent yesterday covered the front garden of the house as forensic tests were carried out.
- 1 (present, head)(campaign)
- New executive chairman Simon Burke, who fronted the group of private investors that made up the Select consortium, took over the reins yesterday.
- Debbie, a biker of 15 years' experience, fronts a group of more than 50 members which look to defend biker interests and comment on any new government legislation.
- All Mesnel's franchised stores - and as well as the UK and France, they are expanding into Australia, New Zealand, Spain and the Middle East - are fronted by a prominent local rugby player.
- Kelly Brook is a presenter who has fronted programmes on MTV.
- Presenter Brian Morton, who fronts Radio Scotland's nightly arts programme, The Brian Morton Show, is to leave the station.
- Graham's used to fronting his own television programme and has had audiences in stitches with his live stand-up, but can he cut it live on BBC ONE, or will he be just a little bit scared?
- 2 (Constr)(wall)
revestir la fachada de
- 1 (face)(building/window/room)the room fronts south/onto the street
dar ala habitación da al sur or está orientada al sur/da a la calleExample sentences
- Between this and the canal we discovered warehouses, mausolea and other buildings that fronted on to the road.
- The scheme would include ground floor shops, including a food store, on land fronting Bury New Road and Stanley Road, meaning Roma's and the Church pub would be demolished.
- The new building will front Bolton Road and around 70 extra parking spaces will be created near Malvern Grove.
- Husband and wife walked till they had reached the house they were in search of, which stood in a terrace facing the sea, and was fronted by a small garden of windproof and salt-proof evergreens, stone steps leading up to the porch.
- I was delighted to see some beautiful butterflies on flowering shrubs in the gardens fronting a busy, air-polluted road in Penge.
- An Easter opening is planned for the new visitor centre, which is built in the ruined shell of a 17th century seat of the Cholmley family and fronted by cobbled garden courts.
- 2 (act as cover)servir de pantallaExample sentences
- Yep, the same bloke who fronted for James Hardie and conned the NSW Government into running dead on the Hardie lurk in avoiding its asbestos claims in 2001, is a News representative.
- He fronted for them by taking their cheques, depositing them and then writing personal checks that he gave to Encounter, an anti-communist liberal literary publication.
- It was a dingy bar that fronted for a whore house.
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