There are 2 translations of ancho in English:

ancho1

(-cha)

adj

  • 3 (cómodo, tranquilo) vamos en mi coche, así estaremos más anchos (España/Spain) we'll take my car, that way we'll have more room ¡qué ancho me quedé después de decírselo! (España/Spain) I felt really good o/or 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/or 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/or made himself at home o/or settled himself in quedarse tan ancho (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], lo dijo mal y se quedó tan ancho he said it wrong but just carried on regardless o/or as if nothing had happened o/or 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/or worried o/or but he was totally unpertubed casi se mata y se queda tan ancho he nearly kills himself and then behaves o/or acts as if nothing had happened, he nearly kills himself and he doesn't bat an eyelash (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) eyelid o/or 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/or 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/or unashamedly

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There are 2 translations of ancho in English:

ancho2

m

Compounds

ancho de banda

ancho de vía

ancho ibérico

  • [Ferrocarriles/Railways] Spanish broad gauge

ancho internacional

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