There are 2 translations of sobre in English:

sobre1

m

  • 2 [argot/slang] (cama) el sobre the sack [familiar/colloquial] irse al sobre to hit the sack o/or the hay [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.

There are 2 translations of sobre in English:

sobre2

prep

  • 1 (indicando posición) 1.1 (cuando hay contacto) lo dejé sobre la mesa I left it on the table los fue poniendo uno sobre otro she placed them one on top of the other vestía chaqueta a or de cuadros sobre una camisa blanca he wore a checked jacket over a white shirt letras en azul sobre un fondo blanco blue letters on o/or upon a white background la lluvia que cayó sobre Quito the rain that fell on Quito prestar juramento sobre los Santos Evangelios to swear on the Holy Bible la población está sobre el Paraná the town is on the Paraná river se abalanzaron sobre él they leapt on him estamos sobre su pista we're on their trail 1.2 (cuando no hay contacto) over volaremos sobre Santiago we shall be flying over Santiago se inclinó sobre su lecho de enfermo she leaned o/or bent over his sick bed en el techo justo sobre la mesa on the ceiling right above o/or over the table 4.000 metros sobre el nivel del mar 4,000 meters above sea level estar sobre algn to check up on sb está constantemente sobre ella para que estudie he has to keep checking up on her to make sure she studies 1.3 (alrededor de) on gira sobre su eje it spins on its axis 1.4 [Matemáticas/Mathematics] x/y (en ecuaciones) (read as: x sobre y) x/y ( léase: x over y) 18/20 (calificación) (read as: 18 sobre 20) 18/20 ( léase: 18 out of 20)
  • 2 (en relaciones de jerarquía) sobre estos representantes tenemos al jefe de zona above these representatives we have the area head su victoria sobre el equipo local their victory over the local team amar a Dios sobre todas las cosas love God above all else
  • 6sobre todo above all tuvo mucho éxito, sobre todo entre la juventud it was very successful, above all o/or particularly o/or especially among young people aumentan las presiones políticas, sociales y, sobre todo, económicas the political, social and, above all, economic pressures are growing

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Word of the day esporádicamente
adv
sporadically …
Cultural fact of the day

The PAN (Partido de Acción Nacional) is the political party that won the Mexican general elections in 2000, breaking the Partido Revolucional Institucional's record of 71 years in power. PRI - Partido Revolucionario InstitucionalPAN was founded in 1939 as a conservative alternative to President, Lázaro Cárdenas. It presents an image of being a defender of popular causes, but takes an individualistic approach to matters of education and property. Its traditional policies include limiting state intervention in the economy to a minimum and bringing about a greater rapprochement between the government and the church.