Translation of train in Spanish:
- 1 (Railways) diesel/electric traintren diesel/eléctricofast traintren expreso or rápidolocal o (British English) slow train(tren que para en todas las estaciones)to take the traintomar or (especially Spain) coger el trento travel/go by trainviajar/ir en trento send something by trainmandar algo por ferrocarrilwe met on the trainnos conocimos en el trento change trains train service train timetablehorario (masculine) de trenesthe train journeyel viaje en trenthe train fare is …el boleto or (Spain) billete en tren cuesta …Example sentences
- On Sunday and Monday the railway will run additional trains using locomotives and coaches shown in the film, including the Green Dragon No.957.
- There has also been a considerable investment in commuter trains and light railway rapid-transit systems to ease congestion on roads and pollution.
- In fact, there will be no more locomotives pulling the train because each carriage has its own engine.
- 2 2.1 (of servants, followers) a train of mournersun cortejo fúnebrethe king arrived, with jesters in his trainel rey llegó seguido de su séquito or cortejo de bufonesthe depression brought many social problems in its trainla depresión tuvo como secuela or acarreó muchos problemas socialesin the train of revolution came an upsurge in nationalismtras la revolución hubo un renacimiento del nacionalismo2.2 (of events, disasters) train of thoughtto lose one's train of thoughtperder el hilo (de las ideas)our minds had followed quite different trains of thoughthabíamos seguido líneas de pensamiento muy distintasto be in train (especially British English) [formal] to put/set something in trainponer algo en marchaExample sentences
- Is the train of tragic events that follows a manifestation of its destructive nature?
- The gratuitous killing was the beginning of a shocking train of events that 13 years later has led her to Yorkshire in search of a new and better life.
- As Keith writes, no one can be completely sure of the exact train of events that day - only of the outcome.
- He established guards for his artillery trains and directed that a liaison orderly be sent from each battery to brigade headquarters.
- No amount of imperial bluster, disciplined armies or powerful artillery trains could impress these hardened tribes.
- Action must be taken quickly to get smaller off-road vehicles or mule trains ready to distribute food before the snows fall.
- A man dressed like an aristocrat in silk lead a train of servants out of the jungle and down the beach.
- At Dalkeith Castle on August 3rd, King James himself, in a crimson velvet jacket, rode in with a train of horsemen.
- He had quite a train of coolies with him, carrying himself and his baggage through the dense forests.
- 3 3.1 (of dress, robe) Tim will carry her trainTim le va a llevar la cola3.2 (of gears) (Technology)Example sentences3.3 (fuse) train of gunpowder
cebo or mixto de pólvoraExample sentences
- The engines had twin overhead camshafts which were gear driven via a train of gears coming from the rear of the crankshaft.
- As our simulations show, a rouleau of flat RBCs behaves quite differently from a train of ellipses of the same size.
- The authors were able to predict the magnitude of facilitation but not its rate of growth during a train of impulses.
- Long trains over trousers and grass skirts add another dimension.
- A formal daytime wedding is when the bride wears a white, ivory or pastel colored floor length gown with a train and a long veil.
- She screamed and shoved her way out of his hands and down the hallway, her long dress's train trailing behind her.
- 1 1.1 (instruct)(athlete)
enseñar(employee/worker) (in new skill etc)
capacitar(teacher)you've trained your dog very well
formartienes el perro muy bien enseñadoyour husband's very well trained [humorous]tienes a tu marido muy bien amaestrado [humorous]he was trained at the College of Musicestudió en el College of Musiche was trained as a painter
es exalumno or (in Latin America also) egresado del College of Musicestudió pinturahe was trained for the ministrylo educaron para el sacerdociothey are being trained to use the machinelos están capacitando en el uso de la máquinathey were trained in the use of firearms
les están enseñando a usar la máquinalos adiestraron en el uso de armas de fuego1.2(voice/ear)
- Thus it is in daily life, one's mind and body be trained and developed in a spirit of humility; and that in critical times, one be devoted utterly to the cause of justice.
- The three people gathered around the monolith had come to this conclusion, not only by use of their highly trained intellects, but also by dint of reading the small label on the back.
- Cartier-Bresson gave it his eye and mind trained by the cubist painter Andre Lhote, and his experience as a hunter in Africa.
- Not only that, when you train the shrub to grow into a single stem tree, you can end up with some very interesting plants.
- Young trees are generally trained to an open centre or vase shape as this allows even ripening of fruit and good air circulation, which helps prevent disease.
- Standards are plants that have been trained to grow in a tree-like form.
- Was there a sense that someone might have a stable of gladiators that he's trained up in order to go into contest?
- The philosophy is it's easier to train an athlete to perform pit stops than it is to turn a mechanic into a top-tier athlete.
- Players are trained to dive and manipulate refs to get decisions there way.
- 2 (aim)to train something
enfocar algo/a alguien con algo(gun)she's had her sights trained on stardom from the first
aalgo/alguien con algoha tenido la(s) mira(s) puesta(s) en el estrellato desde el principiohe kept the pistol trained on me all the timeme estuvo apuntando or encañonando con la pistola todo el tiempolast week all eyes were trained on Genevala semana pasada todos los ojos estuvieron puestos en GinebraExample sentences
- For instance, when an area is hit by natural disaster, the cameramen will quickly train their cameras on local leaders who give directions regarding the rescue and relief efforts.
- As a journalist, Khan was used to training the camera on others.
- In an excellent piece of journalism, the camera crew just trained their camera on the serviceman, as he stood on the beach, tears running down his cheeks.
- 1.1 (receive instruction)(nurse/singer/musician)they trained together in York
estudiarestudiaron juntos/juntas en Yorkshe's training to be a nurse/teacherestudia enfermería/magisteriohe trained as a carpenter
estudia para enfermera/maestraaprendió el oficio de carpinteroshe trained as a singer/lawyerestudió canto/abogacía or derechoto train for the ministry (Religion)estudiar para sacerdote1.2 (Sport)Example sentences
- They train, reach a peak of physical fitness and then, one day, for no obvious reason, they're unable to perform properly.
- When professional rugby union began, there were still many genuine amateurs, most notably in the heartland Olympic sports, who trained harder.
- Sport is about competing to see who is the best and athletes have to train hard to reach the top.
- My mother was well trained in housekeeping skills.
- Under the project, women are trained in business skills, accounting, marketing and forging links with commercial banks.
- Security staff were trained in effective communication skills.
- Canada, his native land, the UK where he trained and taught, and the United States all owe much to this sophisticated thinker.
- Everybody who trains takes lay-offs at one time or another.
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