Translation of end in Spanish:
- 1 1.1(— of nose)(— of street)at the other/far end of the gardenfrom one end of the country to the otheral otro extremo/al fondo del jardínat the top end of the marketde punta a punta or de un extremo a otro del paísthe top end of the rangeen el mercado de calidadto stand something on (its) endlo mejor de la gamathat experience stood my previous ideas on endponer algo verticalparar algo (Latin America)for weeks on endesa experiencia me rompió los esquemaswe put the tables end to enddurante semanas y semanasdurante semanas enterasit measured five feet (from) end to endjuntamos las mesas por los extremosI went end over end down the slope (American English)medía cinco pies de un lado al otro or de punta a puntanot to know/be able to tell one end of something from the othercaí rodando por la pendientehe doesn't know one end of an engine from the otherno tener ni idea de algo [colloquial]to be at the end of one's rope o (British English) tetherI'm at the end of my ropeno tiene ni idea de motores [colloquial]to get o have one's end away (British English) [slang]ya no puedo más or ya no aguanto másto go off at the deep end [colloquial]echarse un polvo [slang]to make ends meetponerse como una fiera(before noun) the end housellegar a fin de mesI'm always end man when it comes to promotion (American English)la casa del final or la última casasee also → deep endcuando se trata de ascensos siempre soy el último mono [colloquial]Example sentences1.2 (part, side) [colloquial] the advertising end of the business
are there any problems at your end?la parte de publicidad del negocioto keep one's end up¿hay algún problema por tu lado?(hold one's own)defenderse(stay cheerful) (British English)seguir animado or con ánimosExample sentences
- They live in a stark, unpainted, concrete house at the end of a five-mile dirt road.
- The door of the house at the end of the street is open and anyone is welcome in.
- The precast-concrete panels were attached to the steel ribs at the quarter points of the panels, with the top and bottom ends left unsupported.
Example sentences1.3 (remaining part) candle ends
- Despite demonstrating I attempted to purchase a ticket at both ends of my journey and enclosing a copy of a travelcard I bought, my appeal was rejected.
- These chocolate soldiers of the air breeze past their human cargo apparently determined to avoid eye contact at both ends of the journey.
- He recommends that the southern end of the link should go ahead in the short-term.
cabos (masculine plural) de velaExample sentences
- If she isn't holding up her end of the deal than she should get a job and bring in some income.
- It probably is a cautionary tale for the rest of us who are in this end of the business.
- For example 9 billion cigarette ends get dropped around Australia every year.
- Some hang on to so-called stub ends, a few shares held for old time's sake, even though they decided to sell out of a position.
- 2 2.1 (finish, close) the end at/toward the end of the summerI've no money left at the end of the montha/hacia finales del veranoal/hacia el fin del veranoit will be ready by the end of the weeka fin de mes no me queda dineroshe read it to the very endestará listo para el fin de semanatheir food was at an endlo leyó hasta el fin or finalI'm at the end of my strengthse les había acabado la comidajust give him the money and let that be an end of o to itestoy al límite or al borde de mis fuerzasthat was the end of the storydale el dinero y que no se hable másthat's the end of that!ahí (se) acabó or terminó la historiahe stood her up once and that was the end of him¡se acabó or sanseacabó! [colloquial]we'll never hear the end of thisuna vez la dejó plantada y ella no quiso saber más de élin the endnunca nos va a dejar olvidar estoto put an end to somethingal finalat the end of the dayponer fin or poner punto final a algo(lit)2.2 (death, destruction) they met a violent endal acabar or terminar el díato come to a sticky end (British English)tuvieron un final or fin violentoI was with him at the endacabar or terminar maldon't cry, it's not the end of the worldestuve con él en sus últimos momentosno llores, no es la muerte de nadie or no es para tantoExample sentences
Example sentences2.3 (outcome)
- For the best part of a century, that clanging sound signalled the abrupt end of an English night out.
- If Labour wins its expected second landslide it will mark the end of a century of Conservative hegemony.
- Some suggested its closure signalled the end of the upmarket steakhouse era.
Example sentences2.4 [colloquial]he's/it's the end
- It was hardly the most glorious end for a man who had cheated death so many times in so many of the world's wilder places.
(awful)es lo últimoes el colmoes de lo que no hay [colloquial](funny)no end (British English) there were no end of people therees divertidísimoes la caraba or la repanocha (Spain) [colloquial]we enjoyed ourselves no endhabía la mar or la tira de gente [colloquial]nos divertimos a más no poder or hasta decir basta [colloquial]Example sentences
- The Respondent, on the face of it to further his own ends but also in his view to further the wishes of the assignors, dealt with the matter in such a way that he simply cut out the input of the assignors' solicitors.
- The religious leader said politicians were trying to use religion to further their own ends, using sectarian violence as a tool.
- To this end I believe that the County Board must act now before an incident like this ends tragically.
- Like him or not, we're seeing the tail end of a key era in Canadian politics pass.
- "Last year marked the tail end of a bad downturn in the electronics business, " he says.
- We we nearing the end of June and the trip was less than two weeks away.
- 3 (purpose) does the end justify the means?an end in itself¿el fin justifica los medios?to use something for one's own endsun fin en sí mismofor political endsusar algo para sus ( or mis etc) propios finesto this end [formal]con fines políticoscon or a este fin [formal]
- 4 4.1 (in football, tennis, netball) See examples: to change ends at the Saints' end4.2 (in US football) defensive/tight enden el área que defienden los Saintsextremo defensivo/cerradoExample sentences
- He was a pass-rushing defensive end in college.
- "He's one of the top defensive ends in this league, " Lewis says.
- They are, however, ready to finally have a decent receiving tight end.
- 1.1 (stop)(argument/discussion/fight)dar or poner fin a(gossip/speculation)he ended his own lifeacabar or terminar con1.2 (conclude) how about a cup of coffee to end the meal?puso fin a su vidathe scene which ends the movie¿qué tal un café para terminar la comida?to end one's daysla escena con (la) que acaba or termina la películaterminar sus díasExample sentences
- Remember their fine display against Dublin this time a year ago when the match ended in a draw?
- There was very little between the teams and it was appropriate that the match ended in a draw.
- That was the third and last time Kent visited these parts and it was the only game that ended in a definite result.
- Improbably yet convincingly, the film ends on an optimistic note.
- Here the film ends on a high note, suggesting that the experience is a positive one.
- The first season's contest ends on Thursday.
- But there's a strange exception to this doctrine. It ends when you reach America's shores.
- An alley runs from 12th Street behind the entire strip, and it ends before reaching 13th in a concrete wall.
- It ends when we reach the quantum limit to computing speeds.
- the concert ends at elevenhis career/life ended tragicallyel concierto acaba or termina a las onceit will all end in tearssu carrera/vida terminó de un modo trágicoa word ending in 'x'va a acabar or terminar malit always ends with me apologizinguna palabra que termina con 'x'al final siempre soy yo el que pide perdón
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
- we ended up in Boston
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