An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (closed)
a. sin salida
We have to turn back. We're on a dead-end street.Tenemos que regresar. Estamos en una calle sin salida.
2. (hopeless)
a. sin futuro
I quit my dead-end job to focus on music.Dejé mi trabajo sin futuro para centrarme en la música.
b. sin porvenir
For all but the best dancers, ballet is a dead-end career after a certain age.Para todos sino los mejores bailarines, el ballet es una profesión sin porvenir después de cierta edad.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to come to a dead end)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. acabar
We took a wrong turning and drove up to a farm where the road dead-ended.Nos equivocamos al girar y fuimos a parar a una granja donde la carretera acababa.
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dead-end [ˈdedˈend]
[+street] sin salida; [+job] sin porvenir
dead-end kids (US) chicos (m) de la calle
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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