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American English: /ˈsəbˌweɪ/
British English: /ˈsʌbweɪ/

Translation of subway in Spanish:


  • 1 countable and uncountable (US) (Railways) to take the subway
    tomar or (Spain) coger el metro
    tomar el subte (Río de la Plata)
    Example sentences
    • 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 (British) (for pedestrians)
    paso or pasaje (masculine) subterráneo
    Example sentences
    • 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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