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long-distance

Pronunciation: /ˈlɔːŋˈdɪstəns; ˌlɒŋˈdɪstəns/

Translation of long-distance in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • [truck driver] que hace largos recorridos; [train/bus] de largo recorrido; [race/runner] de largo recorrido a long-distance telephone call una llamada de larga distancia, una conferencia (interurbana) (Spain/España)
    Example sentences
    • Her husband was a long-distance lorry driver operating within the United Kingdom.
    • The heady aroma of diesel and agarbatti brings to mind the dash and swagger of long-distance bus and truck drivers.
    • The temptation to become a long-distance lorry driver is still there.
    Example sentences
    • Sunday will feature a long-distance race for catamarans and keelboats.
    • At the outset I assumed I would end up with two sprinters, two milers and two long-distance runners.
    • This year's toll of four deaths is grimly shocking and raises questions about the safety of such long-distance races.

adverb/adverbio (long distance)

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) to call long distance hacer* una llamada de larga distancia, poner* una conferencia (Spain/España)

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