cross-country

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cross-country(
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (across the countryside)
a. a campo traviesa
Highway 5 is a cross-country route that extends from Mexico to Canada.La carretera 5 es una ruta a campo traviesa que se extiende desde México hasta Canadá.
b. campo a través
It's a cross-country drive of over 400 miles to Dresden.Es un viaje en auto de más de 400 millas campo a través hasta Dresden.
2. (across the country)
a. de extremo a extremo del país
We're going to do a cross-country trip through Australia next year.El año que viene vamos a hacer un viaje de extremo a extremo del país de Australia.
3. (skiing)
a. de fondo
We did a lot of cross-country skiing the year we lived in Norway.Hicimos mucho esquí de fondo el año que vivimos en Noruega.
b. a campo traviesa
My uncle enjoys cross-country skiing.Mi tío disfruta del esquí a campo traviesa.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
adverb
4. (across the countryside)
a. a campo traviesa
We walked cross-country rather than on main roads.Caminamos a campo traviesa y no en las carreteras principales.
b. campo a través
How did you go to the old mill? Did you go along the path? - No, we went cross-country.¿Cómo llegaron al viejo molino? ¿Fueron por el sendero? - No, fuimos campo a través.
5. (across the country)
a. a través del país
Fernando drives a truck cross-country starting in Cádiz and ending in Barcelona.Fernando está yendo en camión a través del país desde Cádiz hasta Barcelona.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (sports)
a. el campo traviesa
(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).
(M)
He went to college on a cross-country scholarship.Fue a la universidad con una beca de campo traviesa.
b. el campo a través
(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).
(M)
Alexandra ran cross-country in high school.Alexandra corría campo a través en la escuela preparatoria.
c. el cross
(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).
(M)
I hated having to do cross-country when I was a kid.De pequeño, odiaba tener que hacer cross.
7. (competition)
a. la carrera a campo traviesa
(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).
(F)
I'm competing in a cross-country this weekend.Este fin de semana participo en una carrera a campo traviesa.
b. la carrera campo a través
(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).
(F)
Collins came first in the cross-country.Collins llegó en primer lugar en la carrera campo a través.
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cross-country
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (vehicle)
a. todoterreno
cross-country runnercorredor(ora) de cross
cross-country runningcampo a través, cross m
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cross-country [ˈkrɒsˈkʌntrɪ]
adjective
[+route, walk] a campo traviesa
modifier
cross-country race (n) cross (m); campo (m) a través
cross-country running (n) cross (m)
cross-country skiing (n) esquí (m) de fondo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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