a la par

Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
Listen to an audio pronunciation
a la par(
ah
 
lah
 
pahr
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (next to each other)
a. together
El ciclista colombiano y el francés llegaron a la cima del puerto a la par.The Colombian and the French cyclists reached the summit of the mountain pass together.
b. side by side
Clara y su perro Luke corrían a la par por la playa.Clara and her dog Luke were running side by side on the beach.
c. neck and neck (in a race or contest)
Según recientes encuestas, los dos candidatos están a la par.According to recent polls, the two candidates are neck and neck.
2. (simultaneously)
a. at the same time
En partes diferentes del planeta, los dos científicos llegaban a la misma conclusión prácticamente a la par.In different parts of the world, the two scientists reached the same conclusion practically at the same time.
b. both
El pintor francés, artista a la par innovador y tradicionalista, supo retratar las turbulencias de su época.The French painter, an artist both innovative and traditionalist, managed to depict the turmoils of his time.
3. (at the same level)
a. on a par
Los tres candidatos son igual de buenos. Están a la par tanto en preparación como en expediente académico.The three candidates are equally good. They're on a par both on their skills and academic background.
b. even
Yo no te caigo bien y tú no me caes bien a mí. Supongo entonces que estamos a la par.You don't like me and I don't like you. I guess we're even then.
4. (finance)
a. at par
Los bonos se están negociando casi a la par.The bonds are trading almost at par.
Copyright © Curiosity Media Inc.
Word Roots
Hover on a tile to learn new words with the same root.
Loading roots
Word Forms
Loading word forms
Examples
Learn Spanish with Fluencia
Try Fluencia, the new Spanish learning program from SpanishDict.
Fun and interactive
Easy to use
Highly effective
Works on any device
Start Learning
SpanishDict is the world's most popular Spanish-English dictionary, translation, and learning website.
© Curiosity Media Inc.
SOCIAL NETWORKS
APPS