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American English: /θru/
British English: /θruː/

Translation of through in Spanish:


  • 1 1.1 (from one side to the other) she came in through the door
    entró por la puerta
    look through the window
    mira por la ventana
    it fell through that hole
    se cayó por ese agujero
    it went right through the wall
    atravesó la pared de lado a lado
    the current flows through the circuit
    la corriente fluye a través del circuito
    to hear/feel something through something
    oír/sentir algo a través de algo
    she peered through the keyhole
    miró por el agujero de la cerradura
    he was shot through the head
    le pegaron un balazo en la cabeza
    he was unable to breathe through his nose
    no podía respirar por la nariz
    the truck crashed through the barrier
    el camión se llevó la barrera por delante
    they struggled on through the crowd
    siguieron abriéndose paso entre la multitud
    he spoke through clenched teeth
    habló entre dientes
    the chair flew through the air
    la silla voló por los aires
    he strolled through the town center
    paseó por el centro de la ciudad
    we drove through Munich
    atravesamos Munich
    (en coche)
    we sailed through the Suez Canal
    pasamos por el Canal de Suez
    (en barco)
    we searched through her belongings
    registramos sus pertenencias
    she glanced through the magazine
    hojeó la revista
    I worked my way through the textbook
    me leí el texto de punta a punta
    1.2 (past, beyond) See examples: to be through something
    haber pasado algo
    we're through the preliminary stages already
    ya hemos pasado las fases iniciales
  • 2 2.1 (in time) See examples: we worked through the night
    trabajamos durante toda la noche
    she won't live through the night
    de esta noche no pasa
    she slept through the entire lecture
    durmió durante toda la conferencia
    half-way through his speech
    en medio de su discurso
    cuando iba ( or vaya etc) por la mitad del discurso
    she helped him through a difficult period
    le ayudó a superar un período difícil
    after everything we've been through together
    después de todo lo que hemos pasado juntos
    through the centuries
    a través de los siglos
    I can't sit through another two-hour sermon
    no puedo aguantar otro sermón de dos horas
    2.2 (until and including) (American English) Tuesday through Thursday I stay in New York
    de martes a jueves me quedo en Nueva York
    offer good through May 31
    oferta válida hasta el 31 de mayo
    October through December
    desde octubre hasta diciembre inclusive
  • 3 (by) See examples: she spoke through an interpreter
    habló a través de un intérprete
    I heard about it through a friend
    me enteré a través de or por un amigo
    through his help I eventually found an apartment
    gracias a su ayuda or mediante su ayuda finalmente encontré un apartamento
    through no fault of her own
    sin tener culpa alguna
    it happened through carelessness
    ocurrió por falta de cuidado


  • 1 (from one side to the other) See examples: come through, please!
    ¡pasen, por favor!
    the train sped through without stopping
    el tren pasó a toda velocidad sin parar
    he barged through
    pasó dando empujones
    we're just traveling through
    estamos de paso
    the sun came through
    salió el sol
    the red paint shows through
    se nota la pintura roja que hay debajo
    see also get through pull through put through
  • 2 (in time, process) See examples: we worked through without a break
    trabajamos sin parar para descansar
    she's never played the piece through
    nunca ha tocado toda la pieza (desde el principio hasta el final)
    all night through
    durante toda la noche
  • 3 3.1 (completely) See examples: wet/soaked through
    mojado/calado hasta los huesos
    3.2through and throughhe's a soldier through and through
    es militar hasta la médula
    it's a subject which he knows through and through
    es un tema que se conoce al dedillo


  • 1 (Transport) (before noun)
    through traffic
    tráfico (masculine) de paso
    no through road
    calle sin salida
    Example 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    Example sentences
    • 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?
    ¿no has terminado aún?
    as a journalist, you're through
    como periodista, estás acabado
    to be through with somebody/something
    haber terminado con alguien/algo
    I'm through with her/him
    he terminado con ella/él
    when I'm through with you
    cuando haya terminado contigo
    are you through with the atlas?
    ¿has terminado con el atlas?
    to be through (with) -ingI'm through trying to be nice to you
    no pienso seguir tratando de ser amable contigo
    Example 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!
  • 3 (British English) (Telecom)you're through!
    we're through to Madrid
    nos han conectado con Madrid

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