There are 2 translations of aire in English:

aire1

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  • 1 air sintió que le faltaba el aire en aquel cuarto tan pequeño she felt as if she was going to suffocate in that tiny room abre la ventana, que entre un poco de aire open the window and let some (fresh) air in voy a salir a tomar el aire I'm going outside for a breath of fresh air tengo que ponerles aire a las ruedas I have to put some air in the tires el globo se elevó por los aires the balloon rose up into the air una piscina al aire libre an outdoor pool, an open-air pool (inglés británico/British English) debería pasar más tiempo al aire libre he ought to spend more time outdoors o out of doors o in the open air un vestido con la espalda al aire a backless dress deja la herida al aire leave the wound uncovered disparar un tiro al aire to fire a shot into the air a mi/tu/su aire, ellos salen en grupo, yo prefiero ir a mi aire they go out in a group, I prefer doing my own thing [familiar/colloquial] cambiar or mudar de aire(s), lo que necesitas es cambiar de aires (cambio temporal) what you need is a change of scene o/or change of air (cambio permanente) what you need is a change of scene estar/dejar/quedar en el aire, todo quedó muy en el aire everything was left very much up in the air su futuro quedó en el aire a question mark hung over his future, his future hung in the balance no me contestó ni sí ni no, dejándome en el aire he left me in suspense, not giving me a definite yes or no estamos todos en el aire sin saber qué hacer we're all at a loss as to what to do saltar or volar por los aires to explode, blow up vivir del aire (sin dinero) to live on thin air (sin comer) to live on air

    Compounds

    aire acondicionado

    aire comprimido

  • 3 [Radio] [Televisión/Television] estar en el or (México/Mexico) al aire to be on the air, to be on air en el aire on air salir al aire to go out sale al aire en dos canales it goes out o/or is shown on two different channels
  • 4 4.1 (aspecto) ese pequeño detalle le da un aire distinguido that little touch gives him a distinguished appearance tiene un aire extranjero she has a foreign air about her su rostro tiene un aire infantil his face has a childish look about it sus composiciones tienen un aire melancólico her compositions have a melancholy feel to them esto tiene todo el aire de tratarse de una broma this looks for all the world like a joke con ese aire de superioridad/inocencia que tiene with that air of superiority/innocence he has la protesta tomó aires de revuelta the protest began to look like a revolt darse aires to put on o/or give oneself airs 4.2 (parecido) ¿no le encuentras un aire con Alberto? don't you think he looks (a bit) like Alberto? se dan or tienen un aire they look a bit alike, there is a slight likeness o/or resemblance between them

    Compounds

    aire de familia

    • family resemblance

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There are 2 translations of aire in English:

aire2

interj

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Word of the day juerga
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partying …
Cultural fact of the day

Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.