Quick answer
"Cross-country" is an adjective which is often translated as "a campo traviesa", and "jogger" is a noun which is often translated as "el corredor de footing". Learn more about the difference between "cross-country" and "jogger" below.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (across a country)
a. a campo traviesa
Highway 5 is a cross-country route that extends from Mexico to Canada.La carretera 5 es una ruta a campo traviesa que se extiende desde México hasta Canadá.
b. de extremo a extremo del país
We're going to do a cross-country trip through Australia next year.El año que viene vamos a hacer un viaje de extremo a extremo del país de Australia.
c. campo a través
It's a cross-country drive of over 400 miles to Dresden.Es un viaje en auto de más de 400 millas campo a través hasta Dresden.
2. (sports)
a. de fondo
We did a lot of cross-country skiing the year we lived in Norway.Hicimos mucho esquí de fondo el año que vivimos en Noruega.
b. a campo traviesa
My uncle enjoys cross-country skiing.Mi tío disfruta del esquí a campo traviesa.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
3. (across the countryside)
a. a campo traviesa
We walked cross-country rather than on main roads.Caminamos a campo traviesa y no en las carreteras principales.
4. (across the country)
a. a través del país
Fernando drives a truck cross-country starting in Cádiz and ending in Barcelona.Fernando maneja un camión a través del país desde Cádiz hasta Barcelona.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (sports)
a. el campo a través
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Alexandra ran cross-country in high school.Alexandra corría campo a través en la escuela preparatoria.
b. el cross
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I hated having to do cross-country when I was a kid.De pequeño, odiaba tener que hacer cross.
c. el campo traviesa
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He went to college on a cross-country scholarship.Fue a la universidad con una beca de campo traviesa.
6. (race)
a. la carrera campo a través
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Collins came first in the cross-country.Collins llegó en primer lugar en la carrera campo a través.
b. la carrera a campo traviesa
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm competing in a cross-country this weekend.Este fin de semana participo en una carrera a campo traviesa.
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jogger
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el corredor de footing
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la corredora de footing
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We crossed paths with a few joggers in the woods.Nos cruzamos con algunos corredores de footing en el bosque.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
My friends who are joggers advised me to only jog at night.Mis amigos que salen siempre a trotar me aconsejaron que trote de noche.
There is a trail next to the park that a lot of joggers and bikers use.Hay un sendero junto al parque que usan muchas personas que hacen footing o andan en bicicleta.
joggers
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
2. (clothing)
a. joggers
Don't you think those joggers are a little casual to wear to work? - Nah, I work at a start-up.¿No te parece que esos joggers son demasiado informales para el trabajo? - Ni modo, trabajo para un start-up.
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