There are 2 translations of ancho in English:

ancho1

(-cha)

adj

  • 3 (cómodo, tranquilo) vamos en mi coche, así estaremos más anchos (Esp) we'll take my car, that way we'll have more room ¡qué ancho me quedé después de decírselo! (Esp) I felt really good o I felt I'd got(ten) a real weight off my chest after I'd told him estar/sentirse/ponerse a sus anchas to be/feel/make oneself at home en su casa me siento a mis anchas I feel at home o at ease at his house ahora podemos charlar a nuestras anchas now we can relax and have a good chat llegó al hotel y se puso a sus anchas he arrived at the hotel and made himself comfortable o made himself at home o settled himself in quedarse tan ancho (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], lo dijo mal y se quedó tan ancho he said it wrong but just carried on regardless o as if nothing had happened o but he wasn't at all fazed lo echaron del trabajo y se quedó tan ancho they fired him but he wasn't the least bit bothered o worried o but he was totally unpertubed casi se mata y se queda tan ancho he nearly kills himself and then behaves o acts as if nothing had happened, he nearly kills himself and he doesn't bat an eyelash (AmE) o (BrE) eyelid o turn a hair me llamó mentirosa y se quedó tan ancho he called me a liar, quite unashamedly dijo que se iba a vivir con él, así tan ancha she quite boldly o calmly said she was going to go and live with him, she said she was going to go and live with him, quite brazenly o unashamedly

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The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.

There are 2 translations of ancho in English:

ancho2

m

Compounds

ancho de banda

ancho de vía

ancho ibérico

  • [Ferr] Spanish broad gauge

ancho internacional

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The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.