Translation of through in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (from one side to the other) she came in through the doorlook through the windowentró por la puertait fell through that holemira por la ventanait went right through the wallse cayó por ese agujerothe current flows through the circuitatravesó la pared de lado a ladoto hear/feel something through somethingla corriente fluye a través del circuitoshe peered through the keyholeoír/sentir algo a través de algohe was shot through the headmiró por el agujero de la cerradurahe was unable to breathe through his nosele pegaron un balazo en la cabezathe truck crashed through the barrierno podía respirar por la narizthey struggled on through the crowdel camión se llevó la barrera por delantehe spoke through clenched teethsiguieron abriéndose paso entre la multitudthe chair flew through the airhabló entre dienteshe strolled through the town centerla silla voló por los aireswe drove through Munichpaseó por el centro de la ciudadwe sailed through the Suez Canalatravesamos Munich(en coche)we searched through her belongingspasamos por el Canal de Suez(en barco)she glanced through the magazineregistramos sus pertenenciasI worked my way through the textbookhojeó la revista1.2 (past, beyond) See examples: to be through somethingme leí el texto de punta a puntawe're through the preliminary stages alreadyhaber pasado algoya hemos pasado las fases iniciales
- 2 2.1 (in time) See examples: we worked through the nightshe won't live through the nighttrabajamos durante toda la nocheshe slept through the entire lecturede esta noche no pasahalf-way through his speechdurmió durante toda la conferenciashe helped him through a difficult perioden medio de su discursocuando iba ( or vaya etc) por la mitad del discursoafter everything we've been through togetherle ayudó a superar un período difícilthrough the centuriesdespués de todo lo que hemos pasado juntosI can't sit through another two-hour sermona través de los siglos2.2 (until and including) (American English) Tuesday through Thursday I stay in New Yorkno puedo aguantar otro sermón de dos horasoffer good through May 31de martes a jueves me quedo en Nueva YorkOctober through Decemberoferta válida hasta el 31 de mayodesde octubre hasta diciembre inclusive
- 3 (by) See examples: she spoke through an interpreterI heard about it through a friendhabló a través de un intérpretethrough his help I eventually found an apartmentme enteré a través de or por un amigothrough no fault of her owngracias a su ayuda or mediante su ayuda finalmente encontré un apartamentoit happened through carelessnesssin tener culpa algunaocurrió por falta de cuidado
- 1 (from one side to the other) See examples: come through, please!the train sped through without stopping¡pasen, por favor!he barged throughel tren pasó a toda velocidad sin pararwe're just traveling throughpasó dando empujonesthe sun came throughestamos de pasothe red paint shows throughsalió el solsee also → get through → pull through → put throughse nota la pintura roja que hay debajo
- 2 (in time, process) See examples: we worked through without a breakshe's never played the piece throughtrabajamos sin parar para descansarall night throughnunca ha tocado toda la pieza (desde el principio hasta el final)durante toda la noche
- 1 (Transport) (before noun)(train/route)through trafficno through roadtráfico (masculine) de pasocalle sin salidaExample sentences
- The first through train leaves at 8:45.
- Through trains from Hull to Manchester Airport will run as far as Manchester Piccadilly.
- Through trains for returning holidaymakers will run from most holiday centres on July 3.
- Overnight Marlborough lost much of the through traffic on which many of its businesses depended.
- This poses problems both for through traffic as well as for vehicles waiting to turn.
- More conventional routes are closed to through traffic by overflowing cardboard boxes.
- So why is Council so determined to redevelop Junction St as a through road for heavy trucks?
- 2 (finished) [colloquial] (predicative) aren't you through yet?as a journalist, you're through¿no has terminado aún?to be throughcomo periodista, estás acabado
withsomebody/somethingI'm through with her/himhaber terminado conalguien/algowhen I'm through with youhe terminado con ella/élare you through with the atlas?cuando haya terminado contigoto be through (¿has terminado con el atlas? with) -ingI'm through trying to be nice to youno pienso seguir tratando de ser amable contigoExample sentences
- She just left him, said she was through with him and disappeared.
- If you can't do this, you and I are through as of this second!
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