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uphill

Translation of uphill in Spanish:

adverb

American English: /ˌəpˈhɪl/
British English: /ʌpˈhɪl/
  • cuesta arriba
    en subida

adjective

American English: /ˈəpˌhɪl/
British English: /ˈʌphɪl/
  • (path)
    en cuesta
    en subida
    (battle/task)
    arduo
    it's uphill all the way
    todo el camino es cuesta arriba
    it was an uphill struggle
    fue muy difícil
    nos ( or les etc. ) costó mucho
    Example sentences
    • The collective wisdom of cyclists is that the wind is always against you and that uphill slopes inexplicably outnumber downhill ones.
    • The Air America pilot who came to check out the airstrip gave it his OK despite a dip in the middle and an uphill slope to the whole strip.
    • On one side there was a gentle uphill slope that permitted shots out to about 250 yards.
    Example sentences
    • But, for all their efforts, Ireland now face an uphill struggle and the probability is that the fates will not be on their side.
    • Have you ever noticed that institutional buildings face a huge uphill struggle to be welcoming, no matter how hard they try to soften their hard edges?
    • Obviously it's an uphill struggle, but what this area now has in terms of prosperity is thanks to a Labour Government.
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