There are 5 translations of down in Spanish:

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Pronunciation: /daʊn/

adv

down often appears as the second element of certain verb structures in English ( back down, clamp down, tone down, etc). For translations, see the relevant verb entry ( back, clamp, tone, etc).

  • 1 1.1 (in downward direction) I ran all the way down to the bottom corrí hasta abajo the path that goes down into the valley el sendero que baja hasta el valle to help sb down ayudar a algn a bajar don't look down! ¡no mires (hacia or para) abajo! from the waist/neck down desde la cintura/el cuello para abajo jump down! ¡salta! he flopped down exhausted se dejó caer agotado down, boy! ¡abajo! wind the window down baja la ventanilla down with Smith/tyranny! ¡abajo Smith/la tiranía! 1.2 (downstairs) can you come down? ¿puedes bajar? run down and fetch the hammer baja rápido a buscarme el martillo we can walk down podemos bajar andando
  • 2 2.1 (of position) abajo down in the basement/valley abajo en el sótano/el valle 500m/two floors down 500m/dos pisos más abajo further down on the same page más abajo en la misma página down here/there aquí/allí (abajo) it was down at the bottom of the rucksack estaba en el fondo de la mochila the sun/moon is down el sol/la luna se ha puesto down under [colloquial/familiar] en Australia 2.2 (downstairs) I'll be down right away enseguida bajo 2.3 (lowered, pointing downward) bajado with the blinds down con las persianas bajadas face/head down boca abajo I had my foot down on the accelerator tenía el pie en or estaba pisando el acelerador
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    • If more than one wants to go to bed early, then the group should keep the noise levels down.
    • Club bosses have already turned the volume down and assured residents they would monitor noise levels.
    • I got there late, when most of the activity had died down and the light was beginning to go.
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    • Such subsidies can often lead to over production, which in turn forces prices down.
    • My latest statement shows that it is now worth less than I have paid in so far, because the unit price has gone down.
    • Ms Foley said it was now clear that public and media pressure had paid off in keeping the prices down.
    2.4 (in position) the carpet isn't down yet aún no han puesto or colocado la alfombra I had newspaper down había puesto periódicos (en el suelo) 2.5 (prostrate) the champ is down! ¡el campeón ha caído en la lona! I was down with flu all last week estuve con gripe toda la semana pasada
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    • She put the wine glass down on the ground and turned over to face him lying flat, her belly against his.
    • Large pine trees were left standing but smaller silver birch and beech trees were chopped down.
    • Mr Rogers said last spring he stopped an attempt by the council to chop the tree down and believed it was now safe.
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    • She was heading down from the north and I was on a slightly earlier flight from London.
    • He converted hundreds as he made his way down into the South Leinster border area.
    • A few days ago I ran across an old friend who is now living down here with the new wife and child.
  • 3 3.1 (of numbers, volume, intensity) with the volume down low con el volumen al mínimo my temperature is down to 38°C la fiebre me ha bajado a 38°C attendance/circulation is down la asistencia/circulación ha bajado sterling closed half a cent down al cierre la libra había bajado medio centavo they were two goals down iban perdiendo por dos goles 3.2 (in league, table, hierarchy) still down at the bottom of the league todavía en el último lugar de la clasificación from the president down desde el presidente para abajo
  • 4 4.1 (in, toward the south) to go/come down south/to London ir*/venir* al sur/a Londres people down south/in Mexico la gente del sur/de México 4.2 (at, to another place) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) down on the farm en la granja he's down at the bar está en el bar I'm going down to Anne's/the library voy a casa de Anne/a la biblioteca 4.3 (away from university, major city) (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) they're sending a detective down from Scotland Yard van a enviar un detective de Scotland Yard he went down from Oxford in 1967 terminó sus estudios en Oxford en 1967, egresó de Oxford en 1967 (Latin America/América Latina)
  • 5 5.1 (dismantled, removed) the Christmas decorations should be down by now ya deberían haber quitado las decoraciones de Navidad the room looks bare with the pictures down la habitación queda desnuda sin los cuadros once this wall is down una vez que hayan derribado esta pared see also burn down cut down fall down etc 5.2 (out of action) the telephone lines are down las líneas de teléfono están cortadas the system is down again [Computing/Informática] otra vez el sistema no funciona 5.3 (deflated) one of your tires is down tienes un neumático desinflado
  • 6 (in writing) did you get down what she said? ¿tomaste nota de lo que dijo?, ¿apuntaste or anotaste lo que dijo? he's down for tomorrow at ten está apuntado or anotado para mañana a las diez she's down as unemployed consta or figura como desempleada
  • 7 (in cash) he's demanding $150 down exige un depósito de $150
  • 8 (hostile) to be down on sb [colloquial/familiar] my teacher's down on me at the moment la maestra me tiene ojeriza, la maestra la ha agarrado conmigo (Latin America/América Latina) [colloquial/familiar]
  • 9down to 9.1 (as far as) hasta from the roof down to the foundations desde el tejado hasta los cimientos right down to the present day hasta nuestros días 9.2 (reduced to) when the liquid is down to half its volume cuando el líquido se haya reducido a la mitad de su volumen we're down to our last tin of tomatoes nos queda solo una lata de tomates 9.3 (dependent on) (British English/inglés británico) it's all down to luck todo es cuestión de suerte 9.4 (to be done by) the rest is down to you el resto depende de ti it's down to the owner to take precautions es responsabilidad del propietario tomar precauciones
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    • Armstrong and Aldrin had to jump nearly a metre down from the bottom rung of the ladder to the Moon's surface.
    • The objects from these sites were originally buried two to three feet down at the bottom of graves.
    • We were kitted out with helmets and miners' torch and taken 40 metres down to the pit bottom in a cage.
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    • Nine down and six to go, Carlow and Naas are on track for All Ireland League promotion.
    • I think my body knows it's the halfway point of the week, with four shows down and four to go.
    • There is one down and two to go for Inveraray after their intermediate championship victory at Oban yesterday.

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There are 5 translations of down in Spanish:

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prep

  • 1 1.1 (in downward direction) we ran down the slope corrimos cuesta abajo to come down the stairs bajar por la escalera it fell down a hole se cayó por un agujero to tip sth down the sink tirar algo por el fregadero you've spilled wine down your shirt te has manchado la camisa de vino she looked down the list recorrió la lista con la mirada 1.2 (at lower level) halfway down the hill a mitad de camino ladera abajo line 26, halfway down the page línea 26, hacia la mitad de la página
  • 2 2.1 (along) we drove on down the coast/the Mississippi seguimos por la costa/a lo largo del Misisipí as I strolled down the street cuando paseaba por la calle 2.2 (further along) the library is just down the street la biblioteca está un poco más allá or más adelante 15 miles down the road a 15 millas siguiendo la carretera there's a butcher's 100 yards down the road hay una carnicería unas 100 yardas más adelante 2.3 (to, in) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] I've got to go down the shops tengo que ir de compras I saw her down the pub yesterday ayer la vi en el bar
  • 3 (through) down the ages/centuries a través de los tiempos/los siglos

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There are 5 translations of down in Spanish:

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adj

  • 1 (before noun/delante del nombre) 1.1 (going downward) the down escalator la escalera mecánica de bajada or para bajar
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    • Ascending a down escalator, I work at 140 watts.
    • We walked across the terminal toward the down escalator.
    • The jet in question was prepared for flight, so its flaps were already in the down position.
    1.2 (from London) (British English/inglés británico) the down train el tren de Londres
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    • The down train that forms the 9.30 was 9 minutes late.
    • Currently 13 trains a day stop at Pewsey compared with three up trains going to Paddington and three down trains when Mr Nicholls first joined the NDRPA.
    • All down trains of the Central and Western Railway leaving Mumbai today will be running on schedule.
  • 2 (depressed) [colloquial/familiar] (predicative/predicativo) deprimido to feel down andar* deprimido or [colloquial/familiar] con un bajón, estar* con la depre [colloquial/familiar]
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    • Hutt was usually ebullient but this time, he came to my office, and he was in a down mood.
    • Have you been feeling down lately about your lack of knowledge of quantum computing?
    • If I had been playing badly, I would have been a bit down, but I wasn't playing badly.
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    • Then we got our friend who knew Schooly to call him up, and he was all down with doing it.
    • As long as you're good and you make people dance and laugh and have fun, they're down with you.
    • After speaking a bit, I asked him if he'd be down with an interview, and he was all for it
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    • There's a lot of people out there who are calling themselves rappers but they're not really down.
    • The main character of this painfully hilarious racial satire stretches to prove he's really a down white boy.

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There are 5 translations of down in Spanish:

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n

  • 2
    (downs plural)
    (especially British English/especialmente inglés británico) [Geography/Geografía] colinas (feminine plural)
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    • The hills and downs area seemed remote and edgy, in a way far from relaxing.
    • He added the last bit with a glare that went around the whole car, taking note of everyone's expressions as they neared their target, their faces growing grimmer as the flat roads began to move into the rolling hills of the downs.
    • From the village of Jevington climb steeply over the downs then descend to Alfriston, from where you climb again before turning south at Bostal Hill down to the Cuckmere Estuary.
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    • But the mainstay of the county was the sheep on the chalk downs around Dorchester and the cattle in the vale of Blackmoor to the north.
    • Situated on a spur on the western edge of the Wessex downs, Eggardon overlooks undulating valley land.
  • 3 (dislike) to have a down on sb (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] tenerle* ojeriza a algn
  • 4 countable/numerable (in US football) down (m), oportunidad (f)
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    • That weakness should not be too great of a negative since the Texans typically do not use a nose tackle on passing downs anyway.
    • A defensive lineman sees about that much action in one series of four downs.
    • The offense has four downs to score a touchdown; the defense must stop the offense or get a turnover.

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There are 5 translations of down in Spanish:

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vt

  • 1 1.1 (drink down) [drink] beberse or tomarse rápidamente he downed it in one se lo bebió or se lo tomó de un trago
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    • On the one side there were a group of 18 men downing drinks at the bar, seeking the confidence which only alcohol can provide.
    • Still chewing, Faulkner downs his drink in a single gulp.
    • She downed her drink and grabbed two flutes of champagne as she walked in his direction.
    1.2 (knock down) [person/opponent] tumbar, derribar
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    • A military spokesman said the AH - 64 Apache helicopter was downed by ground fire in the morning.
    • On August 12, 1944, his P - 51 Mustang was downed by ground fire in southern France.
    • Up to 11 inches of rain fell in the southern part of the state yesterday, downing trees and knocking out power to thousands of people.
    1.3 (shoot down) [aircraft] derribar, abatir 1.4 (put down) to down tools dejar de trabajar
  • 2 (defeat) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], derrotar

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Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.