alley
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alley(
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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. (narrow street)
a. el callejón
(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 two streets are connected by a short alley.Las dos calles están conectadas por un callejón corto.
b. la callejuela
(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).
This alley is a shortcut that will bring us back to the main square.Esta callejuela es un atajo que nos volverá a la plaza principal.
2. (park walk)
a. el camino
(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 alley goes toward an exit out of the park.Este camino lleva hacia una salida del parque.
b. el sendero
(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).
We walked along an alley lined with hedges.Caminamos por un sendero bordeado de setos.
3. (sports)
a. el pasillo de dobles
(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).
(tennis)
The ball landed just inside the alley, giving the Swiss team the point.La pelota cayó justo en el pasillo de dobles, lo que le dio el punto al equipo suizo.
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alley
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la callejón m, callejuela
(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).
alley catgato callejero
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alley [ˈælɪ]
noun
1 (between buildings) callejón (m); callejuela (f); (in garden, park) paseo (m)
this is right up my alley esto es lo que me va; esto es lo mío
2 (US) (Tennis) banda (f) lateral para dobles
modifier
alley cat (n) also gatoagata (m) (f) callejeroacallejera;a gata a callejera
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "alley"
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bowling alley
la bolera
blind alley
el callejón sin salida
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