An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in the distance)
a. lejos
The village is not far away.El pueblo no está muy lejos.
2. (not present)
a. fuera
I'll be away next week, so you are in charge.Voy a estar fuera la próxima semana, así que te quedas a cargo de todo.
3. (at a distance of)
a. de distancia
Her family lives many miles away.Su familia vive a muchas millas de distancia.
4. (non-stop)
a. sin parar
We talked away the night.Hablamos toda la noche sin parar.
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (with distance)
a long way away, far awaymuy lejos
it's 10 kilometers awayestá a 10 kilómetros
to keep away from something/somebodymantenerse alejado(a) de algo/alguien
to go awaymarcharse, irse
go away!¡vete!
to put something awayrecoger or guardar algo
to take something away from somebodyquitarle algo a alguien
to stand away from somethingmantenerse alejado(a) de algo
to turn awayapartar or desviar la mirada
2. (not at school, work)
to be awayestar fuera
3. (in time)
right awayinmediatamente
Christmas is only two weeks awaysólo quedan dos semanas para la Navidad
away [əˈweɪ]
When away is an element in a phrasal verb, eg boil away, die away, get away, look up the verb.
1 (at or to a distance)
far away a long way away lejos
away in the distance a lo lejos; it's ten miles away (from here) está a diez millas (de aquí); away from the noise lejos del ruido; keep the child away from the fire no dejes que el niño se acerque al fuego; White won with Peters only two strokes away ganó White con Peters a solo dos golpes de distancia
away back in 1066 allá en 1066
2 (absent)
to be away estar fuera; estar ausente
I'm going away
to be away (from home) estar fuera; estar ausente; she's away today hoy está fuera; he's away for a week está fuera una semana; he's away in Bognor está en Bognor; she was away before I could shout se fue antes de que yo pudiese gritar
I must away tengo que marcharme
away with you! (go away!) ¡vete!; ¡fuera de aquí!
get away with you!
away with him! ¡fuera!; ¡que se lo lleven de aquí!
(joking) ¡no digas bobadas!; (expressing disbelief) ¡venga ya!; ¡anda ya!
3 (Dep) fuera (de casa)
they have won only two games away han ganado solamente dos partidos fuera (de casa)
to play away (Dep) jugar fuera
Chelsea are away to Everton on Saturday el Chelsea juega fuera, en campo del Everton, el sábado
4 (continuously) sin parar
to talk away no parar de hablar; seguir hablando
they were standing by the coffee machine, talking away as if there were nothing important to do
I could hear her talking away la oía hablar sin parar; to work away seguir trabajando; trabajar sin parar; he was working away in the garden estaba dale que te pego en el jardín; estaba trabajando sin parar en el jardín; he was grumbling away no paraba de refunfuñar
the away team el equipo de fuera; away match partido (m) fuera de casa; away win victoria (f) fuera de casa
away game See culture box in entry away.
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