Translation of gutter in Spanish:
- 1.1 (on roof) 1.2 (in street)Example sentences1.3 (lowest section of society) See examples: the gutter
he rose from the gutterlos bajos fondosel arroyola cloacathe language of the guttertuvo orígenes muy humildesgutter journalismel lenguaje barriobajero or de los bajos fondos(before noun) the gutter pressperiodismo (masculine) sensacionalista or amarillo or amarillistala prensa sensacionalista or amarilla or amarillistaExample sentences
- It was stuck between two narrow residential streets and rode uncomfortably up to the gutters on each side, so that there was no sidewalk adjacent to the lot.
- The sun shone brightly and the gutters on the side of the street shone and sparkled with the run-off from the melting snow.
- When morning comes and the street sweepers clean the gutters, they are sometimes followed by vacuum trucks, lest the runoff contaminate the storm drains.
- Now look where rationalism in the context of liberal humanism has taken us - into the gutter of situation ethics.
- The political party's descent into the gutter continues apace, with plans to further tighten already draconian anti asylum seeker legislation.
- Why am I independent and able to give my daughter a first-rate education, when other women that had just as good opportunities are in the gutter?
- (candle)arder con luz parpadeanteExample sentences
- The candle flickered, and after a moment, the little flame guttered out.
- She turned around and sprinted down the corridor, her candle guttered out, and she was plunged into complete darkness.
- After we said it a few times I felt the temperature of the room begin to decrease and the candles guttered out for a moment before coming back full force.
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