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"Estadio" is a noun which is often translated as "stadium", and "correr" is an intransitive verb which is often translated as "to run". Learn more about the difference between "estadio" and "correr" below.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (arena)
a. stadium
Es el primer partido que se juega en ese estadio desde su remodelación.It was the first match played in that stadium since it was remodeled.
2. (period)
a. stage
El tumor solo se puede extirpar si se descubre en su estadio inicial.The tumor can only be removed if it is found at an early stage.
b. phase
La metamorfosis de una mariposa consta de cuatro estadios.There are four phases in the metamorphosis of a butterfly.
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to move fast)
a. to run
Corro 12 kilómetros cada día.I run 12 kilometers every day.
Me pasé el día corriendo detrás de los niños.I spent the whole day running around after the kids.
2. (to flow)
a. to run
El río corre de norte a sur.The river runs from north to south.
3. (to spread)
a. to go around
El chisme corrió por el pueblo.The gossip went around the village.
4. (to pass)
a. to go by
Las horas corrieron como minutos.The hours went by like minutes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to change position of)
a. to move
Tuve que correr la mesa para tener más espacio.I had to move the table to have more space.
6. (to risk)
a. to run
No corras riesgos innecesarios; ponte en manos de un profesional.Don't run unnecessary risks. Put yourself in the hands of a professional.
7. (to get rid of)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. to run out
Corrieron al ladrón de la casa.They ran the thief out of the house.
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
8. (to smudge)
a. to run
Cuando llueve se me corre el maquillaje.When it rains my makeup runs.
9. (to develop a run)
a. to get a run
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
No hay nada que me fastidie más que se me corran las medias.There's nothing that bothers me more than getting a run in my stockings.
b. to get a ladder (United Kingdom)
¿Te diste cuenta de que se te corrieron las medias?Have you noticed that you've got a ladder in your stockings?
10. (to change position)
a. to shift
Una ola enorme hizo balancearse al barco, y la carga se corrió primero hacia un lado y luego hacia el otro.A huge wave made the ship roll, and its load shifted first to one side and then to the other.
b. to move
Durante el terremoto, se corrió la mesa y golpeó con la pared con fuerza.During the earthquake, the table moved and hit the wall hard.
c. to shift up
Dile a Esteban que se corra para que pueda sentarse Inés.Tell Esteban to shift up so that Ines can sit.
d. to move up
Si nos corremos, podrán sentarse esas señoras que están allí de pie.If we move up, those ladies standing over there will be able to sit down.
e. to shift over
Córrete un poco hacia allá, por favor. Apenas tengo espacio.Shift over there a little bit, please. I barely have any room.
f. to move over
El carro se corrió hacia un lado para dejar pasar al camión.The car moved over to one side to let the truck through.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to have an orgasm)
Regionalism used in Spain
a. to come
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
Algunas personas tardan más que otras en correrse.Some people take longer than others to come.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to leave furtively)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
Regionalism used in Chile
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
Regionalism used in Peru
a. to slip away
Intentó correrse sin ordenar su cuarto, pero su madre lo vio.He tried to slip away without tyding up his room, but his mother saw him.
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