Translation of passage in Spanish:
- 1 countable 1.1 (alleyway)(narrow)1.2 (corridor) secret passagepasadizo (masculine) secretoExample sentences1.3 (way) See examples: the doctor forced a passage through the crowd
el médico se abrió paso entre la genteExample sentences1.4 (Anatomy) back passage [euphemistic]
- The house is old and creaky, stairs to half-floors leading from narrow rooms and confusing passages as if designed by M.C. Escher.
- Excavations revealed a massive timber gate about halfway along the passage allowing access to be controlled.
- As one walks through the different rooms, passages and interstices of the gallery, there is a tremendous but transient concatenation of sound.
- The game was hallmarked by a superb full back display by Ms. Dalton, past whom nothing found passage, although she had generous aid from a better-balanced team.
- It may seem tame in this context to devote time and technical skill to throwing up perfect spheres of glass in a vacuum and timing their passage up and down past two pairs of slits.
- That was before the Uefa Cup run gathered momentum, before his booming finish at Anfield sealed Celtic's passage past Liverpool and his position as a crowd favourite.
- Oya Orisha predominates in the lungs, bronchial passages, and the mucous membranes.
- These potent chemicals dilate blood vessels and constrict bronchial air passages.
- The infection spreads from the nose or throat through the Eustachian tube, a passage between the throat and the middle ear.
- 2 uncountable 2.1 (right to pass) [formal](movement)the passage of the bill through parliament2.2 (transition) the passage from boyhood to manhoodla discusión del proyecto en el parlamentoel paso de la juventud a la madurezExample sentences2.3 (lapse) See examples: the passage of time
el paso or el transcurso del tiempoExample sentences
- The rate of temporal passage cannot be changed consciously by mortals, generally speaking.
- Rite of passage conveying status change for males, from young boys to responsible men.
- I can see the inexorable passage of time moving Baby to the inevitable Teenager II but whilst Baby is still at junior school I can make the most of an ally!
- She tapped the shoulder of the person in front of her, asking for passage forward.
- He sneers at her approach and waddles forward to block her passage.
- The money could be recoverable from the officer who was responsible for not having filed the written statement despite passage of so much time.
- The group also demanded a $50m ransom as well as safe passage and the publication of their manifesto by all of the countries whose diplomats had been held.
- But we provide space-based utilities no such security or assurance of safe passage or operation.
- In another audacious move he sent envoys to the Crusader leaders in Acre asking for safe passage and the right to purchase supplies.
- 3 countable (voyage)(fare)the outward/homeward passageto book a passageel viaje de ida/vueltato work one's passagereservar un pasaje(en barco)to have a rough/easy passageshe had an easy passage to the finalpagarse el pasaje trabajando a bordothe opposition gave the bill a rough passagellegó a la final sin ninguna dificultadla oposición puso muchas trabas al proyecto de leyExample sentences
- Delayed only by her trial, she finally booked passage aboard a tanker and sailed alone to Karachi, to join the rest of the family in exile.
- She was so aware of the danger that she'd booked passage in a ship for Australia for herself and me in 1940, meaning to leave me with her family there and return to England.
- John wanted to set about their adventure as expeditiously as possible and had booked passage on a postal aeroplane traveling to nearby Hog's Creek.
- 4 countable (extract)Example sentences
- I'll read a short passage from my book Four Seasons in Five Senses, that talks about that connection we have with memory, the land and ultimately generation.
- Look, there are lots of narrative shifts in this book with short passages, and this gives a sense of dislocation too, for the reader; one voice and then another.
- The most sobering part of the book is a short passage where Guttenplan elaborates this country's history of anti-Semitism.
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