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camino

Translation of camino in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 2 2.1 (ruta, dirección) way tomamos el camino más corto we took the shortest route o/or way ¿sabes el camino para ir allí? do you know how to get there?, do you know the way there? me salieron al camino [asaltantes] they blocked my path o/or way [amigos/niños] they came out to meet me afrontaron todas las dificultades que se les presentaron en el camino they faced up to all the difficulties in their path este es el mejor camino a seguir en estas circunstancias this is the best course to follow in these circumstances por ese camino no vas a ninguna parte you won't get anywhere that way o/or like that al terminar la carrera cada cual se fue por su camino after completing their studies they all went their separate ways sigue caminos muy diferentes de los trazados por sus predecesores he is taking very different paths from those of his predecessors se me fue por mal camino or por el otro camino it went down the wrong way abrir(le) camino (a algo/algn) to clear the way (for sth/sb) los vehículos que abrían camino a los corredores the vehicles that were clearing the way for the runners abrirse camino to make one's way se abrió camino entre la espesura/a través de la multitud she made her way through the dense thickets/through the crowds of people no es fácil abrirse camino en esa profesión it's not easy to carve a niche for oneself in that profession estas técnicas se están abriendo camino entre nuestros médicos these techniques are gaining ground o/or are beginning to gain acceptance with our doctors tuvo que luchar mucho para abrirse camino en la vida he had to fight hard to get on in life buen/mal camino, este niño va por mal camino or lleva mal camino this boy's heading for trouble ya tiene trabajo, va por buen camino he's found a job already, he's doing well ibas por or llevabas buen camino pero te equivocaste aquí you were on the right track o/or lines, but you made a mistake here las negociaciones van por or llevan muy buen camino the negotiations are going extremely well o/or very smoothly llevar a algn por mal camino to lead sb astray cruzarse en el camino de algn, la mala suerte se cruzó en su camino he ran up against o/or came up against some bad luck supo superar todos los obstáculos que se le cruzaron en el camino he was able to overcome all the problems which arose o/or which he came across errar el camino to be in the wrong job o/or the wrong line of work 2.2 (trayecto, viaje) emprendimos el camino de regreso we set out on the return journey se me hizo muy largo el camino the journey seemed to take forever lo debí perder en el camino de casa al trabajo I must have lost it on my o/or on the way to work se pusieron en camino al amanecer they set off at dawn llevamos ya una hora de camino we've been traveling for an hour now, we've been on the road for an hour now estamos todavía a dos horas de camino we still have two hours to go o/or two hours ahead of us paramos a mitad de camino or a medio camino a descansar we stopped halfway to rest por aquí cortamos or acortamos camino we can take a shortcut this way o/or this way's shorter hizo todo el camino a pie he walked the whole way, he did the whole journey on foot se ha avanzado mucho en este campo, pero queda aún mucho camino por recorrer great advances have been made in this field, but there's still a long way to go el camino será largo y difícil, pero venceremos the road will be long and difficult, but we shall be victorious quedarse a mitad de or a medio camino, iba para médico, pero se quedó a mitad de camino he was studying to be a doctor, but he never completed the course o/or he gave up halfway through the course el programa de remodelación se quedó a medio camino the renovation project was left unfinished no creo que terminemos este año, ni siquiera estamos a mitad de camino I don't think we'll finish it this year, we're not even half way through yet 2.3 (en locuciones/in phrases) camino de/a, me encontré con él camino del or al mercado I ran into him on the o/or on my way to the market ya vamos camino del invierno winter's coming o/or approaching, winter's on the way o/or on its way llevar or ir camino de algo, un actor que va camino del estrellato an actor on his way o/or on the road to stardom, an actor heading for stardom, an actor who looks set for stardom van camino de la bancarrota they are on the road to o/or heading for bankruptcy, they look set to go bankrupt una tradición que va camino de desaparecer a tradition which looks set to disappear de camino, tu casa me queda de camino I pass your house on my way, your house is on my way ve por el pan y, de camino, compra el periódico go and get the bread and buy a newspaper on the way o/or your way de camino a, íbamos de camino a Zacatecas we were on our way o/or the way to Zacatecas está de camino a la estación it is on the way to the station en el camino or de camino al trabajo paso por tres bancos I pass three banks on my way o/or the way to work en camino, deben estar ya en camino they must be on the o/or on their way already tiene un niño y otro en camino she has one child and another on the way por el camino on the way te lo cuento por el camino I'll tell you on the way

    Compounds

    camino del Inca

    • Inca trail

    Camino de Santiago

    • el Camino de Santiago [Historia/History] [Religión/Religion] the pilgrims' route to Santiago de Compostela [Astronomía/Astronomy] the Milky Way

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