Translation of travel in Spanish:
intransitive verb (British English) -ll-
- 1 (make journey) when are you traveling?they traveled by night¿cuándo viajas?to travel by air o by planeviajaron de nocheto travel by rail o trainviajar en aviónto travel overland/by roadviajar en trento travel on horseback/footviajar por tierra/por carreterapassengers traveling to Budapestir a caballo/a piewe were traveling very lightlos pasajeros con destino a BudapestI have to travel a lot in my jobviajábamos con muy poco equipaje or muy ligeros de equipajeI spent a month traveling around Francetengo que viajar mucho por cuestiones de trabajoestuve un mes viajando por or recorriendo FranciaExample sentences
- I once fell in love over the internet, and travelled 5 thousand miles to meet her.
- It is thought thousands of people travelled for hundreds of miles bringing their cattle with them for the feast, which was held after the Roman invasion.
- On one occasion he ran eight marathons in just ten days, and has often had to travel for thousands of miles to get from one race to the next.
- 2 2.1 (move, go)(vehicle)desplazarse(particles/comet)desplazarse(light/waves)propagarse(bobbin/piston)we were traveling at more than 80mphdesplazarseskiers travel down the slope at incredible speedsíbamos a más de 80 millas por horathe ball traveled 100mlos esquiadores bajan por la pendiente a velocidades increíblesnews travels fastla pelota recorrió 100mthe rumor traveled swiftly around the buildinglas noticias vuelanthe crane travels on railsel rumor se propagó or extendió rápidamente por todo el edificiothe liquid travels along this pipela grúa se desliza or corre sobre rieles2.2 (move fast) [colloquial]he was really traveling!el líquido corre or va por esta tuberíavenía/iba a toda velocidad or [colloquial] como una balaExample sentences
- A third articulated lorry travelling behind the three vehicles also moved across and as it did so ploughed into the back of the car, shunting it into the trucks in front.
- I feel that calming has a significant effect on vehicles: cars travelling at excessive speeds would create a series of noises from each ‘hump’.
- Now appreciate that a vehicle traveling at 60 mph moves 88 feet per second.
- This means that light rays travel to the back of the retina before they have been bent by the cornea and lens.
- No studies have been made in bordering countries, although there are concerns that radiation travels via the wind, water and fauna.
- The amount of rays constantly traveling through their body was immeasurable.
- 3 (react to being transported) See examples: this wine travels very wellBritish humor doesn't travel wellla calidad de este vino no se ve afectada por el transporteel humor británico resulta difícil de entender en el extranjero
- 4 (Business)to travelser viajante or representante or (in River Plate area also) corredor
insomethinghe travels in perfumeryes representante or (in River Plate area also) corredor de artículos de perfumería
transitive verb (British English) -ll-
- (country/world)viajar por(road/distance)we travel the length and breadth of the countryviajamos a lo largo y ancho del paísExample sentences
- In his time with the company, he travelled every road and boreen in the Waterford area and he had many a conversation with his clients about farming life.
- In England the road traffic code system is much the same as here, if you stay away from the motorways and travel the country roads.
- This is the age at which they can wander and be induced to travel the wrong road.
- 1 1.1 uncountable (activity)cheap travelviajes (masculine plural)his job involves a lot of travelviajes a precios reducidoshow much do you spend on travel to work?tiene que viajar mucho por su trabajothe cost includes travel to and from the airport¿cuánto gastas para ir al trabajo?we covered 800km in a day's travelel precio incluye los traslados al y desde el aeropuertoAcme Travelhicimos 800km en un día de viajeViajes (masculine plural) Acme(before noun) (company/brochure)de viajes(industry)(book)travel alarmde or sobre viajestravel bagdespertador (masculine) de viajetravel documentsbolso (masculine) de viaje or de manotravel newsdocumentos (masculine plural) de viajetravel writerboletín (masculine) informativo para el viajero(persona que escribe libros o artículos sobre viajes)1.2also: travels pluralif you see Pete in your travels [colloquial]viajes (masculine plural)si ves a Pete por ahíExample sentences
- It would provide lots of adventure and travel but at the same time also put a safe distance between him and some of the men and women he had cheated.
- It also avoided a lot of travel back and forward.
- Twenty-five years ago, I learned about business travel by spending a lot of time in San Francisco.
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