de socorro

de socorro
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
1. (related to assistance or aid)
a. aid (used as an adjective)
Varios países enviaron equipos de socorro para ayudar a la población tras el terremoto.Several countries sent aid workers to help people after the earthquake.
b. relief (used as an adjective)
Se recaudaron seis millones de dólares para las tareas de socorro en las zonas inundadas.Six million dollars were raised for relief work in the flooded areas.
2. (related to a state of danger)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
"S.O.S." es la señal internacional de socorro más conocida."SOS" is the best known international distress signal.
Oímos gritos de socorro en mitad de la noche.We heard cries for help in the middle of the night.
3. (used in case of emergency)
a. emergency (used as an adjective)
Todas las salidas de socorro del edificio están claramente señalizadas.All the emergency exits in the building are clearly signposted.
b. emergency exit (used as an adjective)
Algunos viajeros lograron salir del autobús por las ventanas de socorro.Some passengers managed to get out of the bus through the emergency exit windows.
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