Listen to an audio pronunciation
vs
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Quick answer
"In front of" is an adverb which is often translated as "delante de", and "facing" is an adjective which is often translated as "opuesto". Learn more about the difference between "in front of" and "facing" below.
in front of(
ihn
 
fruhnt
 
uhv
)
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (position)
a. delante de
The car parked in front of mine is red.El coche estacionado delante del mío es rojo.
b. enfrente de
The library is in front of the restaurant.La biblioteca está enfrente del restaurante.
c. frente a
There's a statue in front of the fountain.Hay una estatua frente a la fuente.
d. al frente de
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The bank is in front of the park.El banco está al frente del parque.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
facing(
fey
-
sihng
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (opposing)
a. opuesto
There is an illustration on the facing page.En la página opuesta hay una ilustración.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (opposite)
a. frente a
The building facing ours is really ugly.El edificio frente al nuestro es muy feo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (architecture)
a. el revestimiento
(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 think the brick wall will look much better with the granite facing.Creo que el muro de ladrillo se verá mucho mejor con el revestimiento de granito.
4. (of a collar or cuff)
a. la cenefa
(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).
To ensure a neat finish, wrap the cuff facing back around the cuff.Para asegurar una terminación prolija, envuelve el puño con la cenefa.
facings
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
5. (military)
a. las vistas
(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).
The soldiers were looking their best in their blue uniforms with red facings.Los soldados lucían de lo mejor con sus uniformes azules con vistas rojas.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.  |  Ver en español
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS