across

across
ə'kros
1. preposition
1) (to the other side (of); from one side to the other side of: He took her across the road.) de un lado a otro de
2) (at the other side (of): The butcher's shop is across the street.) al otro lado de

2. adverb
(to the other side or to the speaker's side: He dived in off the river-bank and swam across.) al otro lado
across1 adv de un lado al otro
there's no bridge, so you'll have to swim across no hay puente, así que tendrás que cruzar nadando
across2 prep
1. de un lado a otro
a tree fell across the road cayó un árbol atravesando la carretera
Con verbos como walk, run, swim etc, se suele traducir mediante el verbo cruzar o atravesar
walk across the street cruza la calle / atraviesa la calle
they sailed across the Atlantic atravesaron el Atlántico en barco
2. al otro lado de
my friend lives across the street mi amigo vive al otro lado de la calle
she looked across the room miró al otro lado de la habitación
across
tr[ə'krɒs]
preposition
1 (movement) a través de, de un lado a otro de
to go across the road cruzar la carretera
to swim across a river cruzar un río nadando/a nado
to fly across the Atlantic sobrevolar el Atlántico
she helped the old man across the road ayudó al viejo a cruzar la carretera
2 (position) al otro lado de
it's across the river está al otro lado del río
they live across the road viven enfrente
adverb
1 de un lado a otro
it's 4 metres across mide 4 metros de lado a lado
he ran/swam across cruzó corriendo/nadando
across [ə'krɔs] adv
1) crosswise: al través
2) : a través, del otro lado
he's already across: ya está del otro lado
3) : de ancho
40 feet across: 40 pies de ancho
across prep
1) : al otro lado de
across the street: al otro lado de la calle
2) : a través de
a log across the road: un tronco a través del camino
across (Measurement)
prep
a lo ancho (Medida) expr.
adv.
a través adv.
al otro lado adv.
de un lado al otro adv.
por adv.
prep.
a través de prep.

I ə'krɔːs, ə'krɒs
adverb
a) (indicating movement)

the boatman ferried them across — el barquero los cruzó

seven across — (crossword clue) siete horizontal

b) (indicating position) del otro lado

they're already across — ya están del otro lado

she sat across from me — estaba sentada frente a mí or enfrente de mí

c) (in width, diameter)

it is 20m across — tiene or mide 20m de ancho


II
preposition
a) (from one side to other)

they ran across the road — cruzaron la calle corriendo

he shouted to her across the room — le gritó desde el otro lado de la habitación

a tree had fallen across the road — un árbol se había caído en mitad de la carretera

b) (on the other side of)

they live just across the road — viven justo enfrente

[ǝ'krɒs] When across is an element in a phrasal verb, eg come across, run across, look up the verb.
1. PREP
1) (=from one side to other of) a través de

a tree had fallen across the road — había caído un árbol a través de la carretera

to go across a bridge — atravesar or cruzar un puente

to run across a road — cruzar una calle corriendo

the bridge across the Tagus — el puente sobre el Tajo

with arms folded across his chest — con los brazos cruzados sobre el pecho

2) (=on the other side of) al otro lado de

across the street from our house — al otro lado de la calle enfrente de nuestra casa

the lands across the sea — las tierras más allá del mar

from across the sea — desde más allá del mar

3) (in measurements)

it is 12km across the strait — el estrecho tiene 12km de ancho

4) (=crosswise over) a través de; board 1., 1)
2. ADV
1) (=from one side to the other) a través, al través

don't go around, go across — no des la vuelta, ve al través

shall I go across first? — ¿paso yo el primero?

to run across — (over bridge) atravesar or cruzar corriendo

to swim across — atravesar a nado

to cut sth across — cortar algo por (el) medio

a plank had been laid across — habían colocado una tabla encima

he helped an old lady across — ayudó a una señora mayor a cruzar la calle

2) (=on opposite side)

it's across from the Post Office — está enfrente de Correos

he sat down across from her — se sentó frente a ella

3) (in measurements)

the lake is 12km across — el lago tiene 12km de ancho

the plate is 30cm across — el plato tiene un diámetro de 30cm

how far is it across? — (river) ¿cuántos metros tiene de ancho?

4) (=crossways) a través, en cruz, transversalmente
* * *

I [ə'krɔːs, ə'krɒs]
adverb
a) (indicating movement)

the boatman ferried them across — el barquero los cruzó

seven across — (crossword clue) siete horizontal

b) (indicating position) del otro lado

they're already across — ya están del otro lado

she sat across from me — estaba sentada frente a mí or enfrente de mí

c) (in width, diameter)

it is 20m across — tiene or mide 20m de ancho


II
preposition
a) (from one side to other)

they ran across the road — cruzaron la calle corriendo

he shouted to her across the room — le gritó desde el otro lado de la habitación

a tree had fallen across the road — un árbol se había caído en mitad de la carretera

b) (on the other side of)

they live just across the road — viven justo enfrente


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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