Translation of gutter in Spanish:
- 1.1 (on roof) canaleta (feminine), canalón (masculine) (Spain/España) 1.2 (in street) alcantarilla (feminine)Example sentences1.3 (lowest section of society) the gutter los bajos fondos, el arroyo, la cloaca he rose from the gutter tuvo orígenes muy humildes the language of the gutter el lenguaje barriobajero or de los bajos fondos gutter journalism periodismo (masculine) sensacionalista or amarillo or amarillista (before noun/delante del nombre) the gutter press la prensa sensacionalista or amarilla or amarillista
- 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?
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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.