corner
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corner(
kawr
-
nuhr
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (angle)
a. la esquina
(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).
(outer)
Click on the arrow in the bottom right corner of the page.Haz clic en la flecha en la esquina inferior derecha de la página.
b. el rincón
(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).
(inner)
There is a chair in the corner of the room.Hay una silla en el rincón de la habitación.
2. (point where two streets meet)
a. la esquina
(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 restaurant is located on the corner of Fifth and Main.El restaurante se ubica en la esquina entre la Cinco y Main.
3. (anatomy)
a. el rabillo
(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).
Look at him out of the corner of your eye.Míralo por el rabillo del ojo.
4. (sports)
a. el córner
(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 player headed in a goal from a corner.El jugador remató de cabeza un gol de un córner.
b. el saque de esquina
(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).
A goal can be scored directly from a corner.Se puede marcar un gol directamente de un saque de esquina.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to trap)
a. acorralar
Two policemen cornered the thief in the street.Dos policías acorralaron al ladrón en la calle.
6. (to monopolize)
a. acaparar
A company that has cornered the market has a significant competitive advantage.Una empresa que ha acaparado el mercado tiene una importante ventaja competitiva.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (automobile)
a. girar
The old car cornered more precisely than you'd expect.El viejo coche giró de manera más precisa de lo que cabría esperar.
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corner
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of page, screen, street)
a. la esquina
(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).
2. (of room)
a. el rincón
(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).
3. (also fig)
a.
it's just round the cornerestá a la vuelta de la esquina
to turn the cornerdoblar la esquina
storetienda pequeña de barrio que vende productos alimenticios, de limpieza, golosinas, etc .
from the four corners of the earthdesde todos los rincones de la tierra
out of the corner of one's eyecon el rabillo del ojo
4. (bend in road)
a. la curva (cerrada)
(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).
5. (fig)
a.
to cut cornershacer las cosas chapuceramente
6. (in soccer)
a.
corner (kick)saque de esquina, córner m
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
7. (enemy)
a. acorralar, arrinconar
8. (market)
a. monopolizar, acaparar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
9. (car)
a. girar, torcer
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corner [ˈkɔːnəʳ]
noun
1 (angle) [of object] (outer) ángulo (m); esquina (f); (inner) rincón (m); [of mouth] comisura (f); [of eye] rabillo (m); (bend in road) curva (f); recodo (m); (where two roads meet) esquina (f)
in the corner of the room en un rincón de la habitación; the corner of a table/page la esquina de una mesa/página
it's just around the corner está a la vuelta de la esquina
prosperity is just around the corner la prosperidad está a la vuelta de la esquina
to cut a corner (Aut) tomar una curva muy cerrada
out of the corner of one's eye con el rabillo del ojo
to go round the corner doblar la esquina
to turn the corner doblar la esquina; salir del apuro
a two-cornered fight una pelea entre dos
to be in a (tight) corner estar en un aprieto
to cut corners atajar; (save money, effort etc) ahorrar dinero/trabajo etc
to drive sb into a corner poner a algn entre la espada y la pared; acorralar a algn
to paint o.s. into a corner verse acorralado
2 (cranny, place)
a picturesque corner of Soria un rincón pintoresco de Soria
in every corner por todos los rincones
every corner of Europe todos los rincones de Europa
the four corners of the world las cinco partes del mundo
in odd corners en cualquier rincón
3 (Ftbl) (also corner kick) córner (m); saque (m) de esquina
4 (Comm) monopolio (m)
he made a corner in peanuts se hizo con el monopolio de los cacahuetes; acaparó el mercado de los cacahuetes
transitive verb
1 [+animal, fugitive] acorralar; arrinconar; [+person] (catch to speak to) abordar; detener
2 (Comm) [+market] acaparar
intransitive verb
(Aut) tomar las curvas
modifier
corner cupboard (n) rinconera (f); esquinera (f)
corner flag (n) (Ftbl) banderola (f) de esquina
corner house (n) casa (f) que hace esquina
corner kick (n) (Ftbl) córner (m); saque (m) de esquina
corner seat (n) asiento (m) del rincón; rinconera (f)
corner shop corner store (US) (n) tienda (f) de la esquina; tienda (f) pequeña del barrio
corner table (n) mesa (f) rinconera
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córner
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córner(
kohr
-
nehr
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (corner of the field)
a. corner
El jugador lanzó la pelota desde el córner con ambas manos.The player launched the ball from the corner with both hands.
2. (kick taken from a corner)
a. corner kick
Messi lanzó un córner y metió gol.Messi took a corner kick and scored.
3. (corner of the boxing ring)
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
a. corner
Los boxeadores estaban en sus córners. Ambos tenían la cara ensangrentada.The boxers were in their corners. They both had bloody faces.
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córner
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. corner (kick)
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córner [ˈkorner]
córners (plural)
1 (Dep) corner; corner kick
¡córner! (excl) corner!; enviar a córner to send (out) for a corner
En el minuto 8 lanzó un gran chupinazo que tuvo que [enviar a corner]el meta uruguayo. Puso de nuevo en peligro la portería visitante con un disparo de Montparlerque Arias tuvo que [enviar a córner] "in extremis" cuando ya se colaba el balón.
sacar un córner to take a corner
Hasta el minuto 73 no llegó el tanto de la victoria conseguido por Sese cuando Benito [sacó un córner,] la pelota cruzó la portería y desde ellado opuesto Sese, con suavidad, tiró cruzado. El primero [saca un córner] en corto sobre el centrocampista, que pone el balón en el segundo palo, donde Alberto cabecea a placer.
2 (Latinoamérica) (Boxeo) corner
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