Translation of outside in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (exterior part)(surface)the house looks really nice from the outsideparte (feminine) de fuera or (especially Latin America) de afueraon the outside she appeared very calmla casa parece muy bonita vista desde (a)fueraaparentemente estaba muy tranquilapor fuera parecía muy tranquilaExample sentences1.2 (of racetrack)
(parte más alejada del centro)(of road) See examples: he overtook me on the outsideme adelantó por la izquierda(in UK etc)me adelantó por la derechaExample sentences
- The inside was just about as nice looking as the outside for a police building.
- The outsides of buildings are horrible facades of doom and brimstone and that gunky stuff that forms in your eye when you're sleepy.
- A pair of peak-like chicken croquettes drizzled in yellow giblet gravy have extra-crunchy outsides and smooth white-meat insides.
- With this loop you cannot tell which side is the inside and which is the outside.
- 2the outside 2.1 (of group, organization) See examples: we feel very much on the outside of everythingto be on the outside looking innos sentimos excluidos de todoseen from the outsideser un mero espectador2.2 (of prison) [colloquial] he's got a friend on the outsidevisto desde fuera or (especially Latin America) desde afueratiene un amigo (a)fueraExample sentences
- He answered that it was only the outside which appeared different; people were the same everywhere.
- I'll remember how she was even more beautiful on the inside than the outside.
- 1.1 (place) wait outside1.2 (outdoors) what's it like outside?espere (a)fuera¿qué tiempo hace (a)fuera?Example sentences1.3 (indicating movement) See examples: to run outside
if you'd like to step outsidesalir corriendosi me hace el favor de salir un momento
- He was running towards a little boy outside an open door, down the hall.
- The crowd was now situated right outside her door, with the Duke's coach not too far away.
- The outside world usually stays outside or confined neatly in the TV box in the corner.
- (of a place) 1.1 outside the boundaryyou wear the blouse outside the skirtfuera de los límitesoutside the USAla blusa se lleva por fuera (de la falda)it's just outside Londonfuera de Estados Unidosit's five miles outside Oxfordestá en las afueras de Londreshe was waiting outside the doorestá a cinco millas de OxfordI'll see you outside the theaterestaba esperando en la puerta1.2 (beyond) little known outside literary circleste veo en la puerta del teatroit's outside my price rangepoco conocido fuera de los círculos literariossex outside marriageestá fuera de mi presupuestohe has few interests outside his familyrelaciones (feminine plural) sexuales extramatrimoniales or fuera del matrimonioit's outside my responsibilitiesaparte de su familia or fuera de su familia, tiene pocos intereses1.3 (in time) See examples: outside office hoursno está dentro de mis responsabilidadesonly 2 seconds outside the world recordfuera del horario de oficinasolo a 2 segundos del récord mundial
adjective (before noun)
- 1 1.1 (exterior, outward)(appearance/wall/pocket)1.2 (outdoor)(toilet)fuera de la vivienda(swimming pool)1.3 (outer)al aire libre(edge/track)the outside lane (Sport)la calle or (Andes) (Venezuela) el carril número ocho ( or seis etc)(Cars)el carril or (Chile) la pista or (Urug) la senda de la izquierda(in UK etc)el carril or la pista etc de la derechaExample sentences
Example sentences1.4 (external)
- Neither of its outside surfaces had touched anything but air during its creation.
- The outside surface is polished nicely to give a classy look to a very practical tool.
- Is an ear part of the inside or the outside of a body, and how can we distinguish its own inside and outside surfaces?
(interference/pressure)it would be prudent to get an outside opinionthe outside worldsería prudente buscar una opinión independienteoutside examinerel mundo exteriorexaminador externoexaminadora externa (masculine, feminine)Example sentences
- Baxendell is still one of the most talented outside centres in the country.
- Skipper Andy Baggett moves to outside centre, with Chris Malherbe on the left wing.
- That last reference was perhaps a hint that Townsend will be given a game at outside centre to recover his confidence and form.
- At the moment, highways maintenance is carried out by a mix of the council's own teams and outside contractors.
- But Mr Blyth stressed it was a mistake by the outside contractors who printed the ballot forms.
- There is abundant evidence that reveals the resistance to outside control that exists within the universities.
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