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atravesar

Translation of atravesar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 2 (colocar)
    to lay ( o put etc) … across
    habían atravesado un tronco en la carretera
    they had laid o placed o put a tree trunk across the road

also: atravesarse verbo pronominal

  • (obstáculo/dificultad) se nos atravesó un camión que salía de un garaje
    a truck coming out of a garage crossed right in front of us
    se me atravesó una espina en la garganta
    I got a fish bone stuck in my throat
    ¡no te vuelvas a atravesar en mi camino!
    don't (you) get in my way again!
    si no se nos atraviesa ningún obstáculo en el camino
    assuming that there are no unforeseen obstacles
    assuming no unforeseen obstacles arise
Example sentences
  • Incluso, España viene también atravesando una difícil situación.
  • Pocas cosas atraviesan más al hombre que la escuela y el trabajo.
  • Luego atravesaron con ahínco, velocidad y equilibrio, los senderos de Tres Cañones.

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