de retraso
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de retraso(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (general)
a. behind
La región lleva décadas de retraso en lo que a tecnología se refiere.The region is decades behind as far as technology is concerned.
b. behind schedule
Los trabajos de construcción llevan un mes de retraso y no finalizarán hasta noviembre.The construction work is one month behind schedule and it won't finish until November.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Debido a la lluvia, el concierto empezó con una hora de retraso.Due to the rain, the concert was delayed by one hour.
Llegué a la cita con un cuarto de hora de retraso porque había mucho tráfico.I arrived a quarter of an hour late for the appointment because there was a lot of traffic.
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