Translation of rundown in Spanish:
nounAmerican English: /ˈrənˌdaʊn/ British English: /ˈrʌndaʊn/
- 1 (summary) give me a rundown on the situationponme al corriente de la situaciónExample sentences
- In typical ‘This Is Your Life’ style, he gave a rundown on Mary's life and times and many others spoke, taking trips down memory lane.
- Our David turned out to be a well informed man who, while in a traffic jam between Jersualem and Tel Aviv, gave me a rundown on the composition of the Knesset and why they had 121 deputies.
- I haven't been able to turn on the shouting heads shows lately without seeing something about it, and I just heard a rundown on NPR this morning.
- 2 (reduction) a rundown of staffuna reducción de personal or (in Spain also) de plantillathe planned rundown of the departmentla racionalización del departamento que se está planeandoExample sentences
- The rundown of essential services, particularly health care, have been a source of ongoing resentment and anger throughout the area.
- It was phenomenal that the city was able to turn itself round in such a short space of time, bearing in mind the dramatic rundown in industry.
- If doctors and nurses go from the rural sector then farmers and workers will follow, and that will mean a run-down of our productive sector.
also: run-down adjectiveAmerican English: /ˈrənˌdaʊn/ British English: /rʌnˈdaʊn/
- 1 (tired, sickly) (usually predicative) to be/feel run-downestar/sentirse cansado or débilto look run-downtener mala caraExample sentences
- I've said more than once in the last few months that I've been feeling tired and run-down and, now that things may be coming to a head, I thought I'd write a little bit more about what has been going on.
- Those times I find myself ready to snap at my son for nothing, feeling run-down and tired, overwhelmed.
- Apart from still being extremely tired and run-down, there is also so much to be done.
- 2 (dilapidated)(district/hotel)the whole place has a run-down air
venido a menos
en decadenciael lugar tiene aspecto de abandonoExample sentences
- Four of Manchester's communities want the chance to transform neglected and run-down park areas into something everyone in the community can enjoy.
- Dispersal means refugees get dumped in run-down housing areas with no proper facilities and support.
- The organisation specialises in lending for neglected properties, run-down buildings which can be renovated or converted for new use and energy-efficient new homes built ecologically.
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