Translation of away in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (from place, person) See examples: I looked awayhe limped awayaparté la vistathey dragged the fallen tree awayse alejó cojeandoI turned awayse llevaron el árbol caído arrastrándolo1.2 (indicating removal) See examples: the bark had been stripped awayme di la vueltame di vuelta (Southern Cone)see also → blow away → take away → wash away → wipe awayhabían quitado la corteza
- 2 2.1 (in the distance) See examples: it isn't far awaywe're still a long way awayno queda lejosEaster is a long way awaytodavía estamos muy lejosit's 20 miles awayfalta mucho para Pascuashe lives an hour's drive awayqueda a 20 millas2.2 (absent) See examples: she's away in Canadavive a una hora de aquí en cochethey're both away todayestá en CanadáI'll be away all next weekninguno de los dos está hoy2.3 (Sport) (especially British English) to play awaytoda la semana que viene no voy a estar or voy a estar fuerajugar fuera (de casa)Example sentences
- We won away only once last season so to win away this season is to get a monkey off our back.
- And we will then expect to beat them when they come to us so winning away is a big advantage.
- It's quite simple, you play everybody home and away in the league and whoever's top at the end wins.
- 3 (on one's way) See examples: we were away before sunrisea couple of drinks and she's away [colloquial]partimos or salimos antes del amaneceryou only have to mention golf and he's away [colloquial]se toma un par de copas y se desataapenas le mencionas el golf y no hay quien lo pare
- 4 4.1 (with imperative) I've got some questions to ask you — OK, ask away!see also → fire away 4.2 (continuously) See examples: he's been painting away all morningtengo algunas preguntas que hacerle —¡dígame! or (in Latin America also) ¡pregunte nomás!I could hear him singing away in the bathse ha pasado toda la mañana pintandolo oía cantar en el baño
- 5 5.1 (into nothing) See examples: the ghostly figure melted away into the darknesssee also → die away → fade away → waste away 5.2 (indicating use of time) See examples: you're dreaming your life awayla figura fantasmal se desvaneció en la oscuridadthey danced the night awayse te está yendo la vida en sueñosbailaron toda la noche
- 6away from (as preposition) 6.1 (in opposite direction to) See examples: to face away from the lightthe hotel faces away from the seaponerse de espaldas a la luzshe pulled the child away from the cliff edgeel hotel da hacia el lado opuesto al mar6.2 (at a distance, separated from)apartó al niño del borde del acantiladoaway from his familylejos destand well away from the firelejos de su familiathe ideal place if you want to be/get away from it allno te acerques al fuegoel lugar ideal si te quieres alejar del mundanal ruidoExample sentences
- Residents from four neighbouring houses spent a night away from their homes as the house was sealed off.
- Several of the injured kids began to cry out in pain or crawl away from the gun shots.
- To his surprise the baby quickly struggled out and started crawling away from them.
- (before noun) away game o (in British English also) matchpartido (masculine) que se juega fuera (de casa)Example sentences
- The move follows a dramatic drop in football violence by Millwall fans at home and away matches.
- Kendal County's away match at Ambleside was called off because of a waterlogged pitch.
- As with all away match tickets they will be on sale to season ticket holders and members for a period of time and then go on general sale.
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