Translation of mile in Spanish:

mile

Pronunciation: /maɪl/

n

  • milla (feminine) (1.609 metros) we walked for miles and miles anduvimos millas y millas how many miles to the gallon? ¿cuántas millas por galón? you could hear the explosion for miles around la explosión se oyó a varias millas a la redonda that's miles away from here [colloquial/familiar] eso está lejísimos de aquí we missed the target by miles o by a mile [colloquial/familiar] no estuvimos ni cerca de lograr nuestro objetivo he's the best cook by a mile [colloquial/familiar] es con mucho el que mejor cocina my bike's miles better than yours [colloquial/familiar] mi moto es cien mil veces mejor que la tuya [colloquial/familiar] someone not a million miles from here alguien que yo conozco I'd recognize that voice a mile off reconocería esa voz en cualquier sitio sorry, I was miles away perdona, estaba pensando en otra cosa or no estaba prestando atención it sticks o stands out a mile se ve or se nota a la legua to go the extra mile ir* un poco más allá, dar* el paso siguiente inch1
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    • It's my favourite album of the year by miles and miles.
    • Apart from The West Wing, it's the best thing on television by miles and miles.
    • The guitar was the 20th century's most popular instrument by miles.

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