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arroyo [a-rou-you]
sustantivo
1. Arroyo, el caudal corto de agua y el lecho seco por donde corre.
(Esp.)
arroyo
masculine noun
1. (brook)
a. stream
Un arroyo brotaba de las rocas musgosas.A stream sprang from the mossy rocks.
2. (ravine) (Central America)
a. gully
Descendimos de la cima por un arroyo profundo y pedregoso.We came down from the mountaintop along a deep and stoney gully.
3. (poverty)
a. gutter
Tuve que trabajar duro para salir del arroyo.I had to work hard to get out of the gutter.
arroyo
masculine noun
1. stream (riachuelo)
2. gutter (de la calle)
  • sacar a alguien del arroyo (figurative) to drag somebody out of the gutter
arroyo
1 (riachuelo) stream; brook; (cauce) watercourse; (Latinoamérica) (río) river; (México) (barranco) gully; ravine
2 (cuneta) gutter
poner a algn en el arroyo to turn sb onto the streets; sacar a algn del arroyo to drag sb from the gutter; ser del arroyo to be an orphan
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