Quick answer
"Cycled" is a form of "cycle", a noun which is often translated as "el ciclo". "Cross-country" is an adjective which is often translated as "a campo traviesa". Learn more about the difference between "cycled" and "cross-country" below.
cycle(
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kuhl
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sequence)
a. el ciclo
(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).
This calendar is based on the cycle of the moon.Este calendario está basado en el ciclo lunar.
2. (bicycle)
a. la bici
(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 sold my old car and bought two cycles.Vendí mi coche viejo y me compré dos bicis.
3. (motorcycle)
a. la moto
(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 never had a chance to ride a 500 cc cycle.Nunca tuve la oportunidad de montar en una moto de 500 cc.
4. (washing machine setting)
a. el programa
(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).
Add detergent, set the cycle, and close the lid.Pon detergente, elige el programa y cierra la puerta.
5. (group)
a. el ciclo
(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).
The festival will feature a cycle of contemporary Italian movies.En el festival habrá un ciclo de películas italianas contemporáneas.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to travel by bicycle)
a. ir en bicicleta
I don't cycle to work because I sweat a lot.No voy en bicicleta al trabajo porque transpiro mucho.
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cross-country(
kras
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kuhn
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tri
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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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