Translation of subway in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈsʌbweɪ/


  • 1 countable or uncountable/numerable o no numerable (American English/inglés norteamericano) [Railways/Ferrocarriles] metro (m), subterráneo (m) (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) to take the subway tomar or (Spain/España) coger* el metro, tomar el subte (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) (before noun/delante del nombre) subway station estación (feminine) de metro or (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) de subterráneo
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    • The subway and light railway can transport people to every corner of the city quickly.
    • In 10 years time, the system will comprise 16 subways and six light railways.
    • All ten of us were present and accounted for as we went down into the subway station for our next ride.
  • 2 countable/numerable (British English/inglés británico) (for pedestrians) paso or pasaje (masculine) subterráneo
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    • According to the 1996 Highway Road Humps Regulations they must not be built on or within 25 metres of bridges, subways, culverts or tunnels.
    • The BMTC terminus with a pedestrian subway for safety will also have shops and toilets.
    • Alternatively, never walk on street level - always in subways or on pedestrian bridges.

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