Translation of patio in English:
nombre masculino/masculine noun
- 1 (en una casa) courtyard, patio; (de una escuela) playground, schoolyard cómo está el patio (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial], ¡cómo está el patio! ¿qué hacéis todos con esas caras tan largas? just look at this! why all the long faces? [familiar/colloquial] ¡cómo está el patio! huelgas, desempleo … what a state things are in! strikes, unemployment … voy a ver cómo está el patio allí adentro I'm going to see what's going on inside, I'm going to check out the scene inside [familiar/colloquial] pasarse al patio (Río de la Plata/River Plate area) [familiar/colloquial] to overstep the mark, go too far
- 2 (España/Spain) [Cine/Cinema] [Teatro] orchestra (inglés norteamericano/American English) stalls (plural) (inglés británico/British English) entrada/butaca de patio ticket/seat in the orchestra o/or stalls
- 3 (México/Mexico) [Ferrocarriles/Railways] shunting yard
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