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Translation of recorrer in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (país/ciudad)recorrieron toda España en tren
    they traveled o went all over Spain by train
    ha recorrido mucho mundo
    he has been all over the place o the world
    recorrimos toda la costa del sur
    we went o traveled the whole length of the south coast
    recorrimos toda la ciudad en busca de otro igual
    we scoured the whole city looking for another one like it
    we searched the whole city for another one like it
    recorrerla (Chile) [familiar]
    to live it up
    ya hemos recorrido más de la mitad del trayecto
    we have already covered o done more than half the distance
    1.3 (con la mirada) See examples: recorrió la habitación con la mirada
    he looked around the room
    mientras recorría la carta con la vista
    while I looked through o ran my eyes over the letter

also: recorrerse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Se deben recorrer ocho kilómetros por un camino rural en carro.
  • Pero antes debe recorrer el país buscando creadores.
  • Los estudiantes que vengan a nuestro país recorrerán dos semanas la zona occidental.

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