al suelo

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al suelo(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. to the ground
Al oír los disparos, nos echamos rápidamente al suelo.Upon hearing the shots, we quickly threw ourselves to the ground.
b. on the ground
Los copos de nieve caían al suelo muy lentamente, cubriéndolo de un manto blanco.The snowflakes were very slowly falling on the ground, covering it with a white mantle.
c. on the floor (inside a building)
Al bebé se le ha caído el chupete al suelo. Mejor que lo lavemos.The baby has dropped his pacifier on the floor. It'd be better if we washed it.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Si llueve este fin de semana, todos nuestros planes se vendrán al suelo.If it rains this weekend, all our plans will be ruined.
Varias iglesias medievales se fueron al suelo en el último terremoto.Several medieval churches collapsed in the last earthquake.
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