Translation of path in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /pæθ; pɑːθ/


  • 1.1 (track, walkway) sendero (m), senda (f), camino (m) they cleared a path through the jungle abrieron un sendero ( or una senda etc) a través de la selva to stray from the path of virtue apartarse del camino de la virtud or del buen camino the path to success el camino al éxito to beat a path to sb's door asediar a algn the world has been beating a path to his door ha habido un verdadero peregrinaje hasta su puerta hell 1 1 1.2 (course of missile) trayectoria (f) the path of the sun el recorrido or el trayecto del sol the raging waters swept away everything in their path las tempestuosas aguas arrasaron con todo a su paso he stepped into the path of the oncoming vehicle se cruzó en el camino del vehículo que se acercaba the bullet was deflected from its path el proyectil fue desviado de su trayectoria to cross sb's path cruzarse* or toparse con algn if you cross my path again … si te me vuelves a cruzar en el camino … after two years our paths crossed again dos años más tarde nos volvimos a encontrar 1.3 (course of action) if you take that path … si optas por hacer eso …

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