downstairs
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downstairs(
daun
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stehrz
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (on a lower level)
a. abajo
When I'm in my room, I can hear everything that happens downstairs.Cuando estoy en la habitación, puedo oír todo lo que pasa abajo.
b. en el piso de abajo
The neighbors who live downstairs are so noisy!¡Los vecinos que viven en el piso de abajo son muy ruidosos!
c. en la planta baja (ground floor)
The trash cans are located downstairs, next to the emergency exit.Los contenedores de basura están en la planta baja, junto a la salida de emergencia.
2. (indicating movement)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I fell downstairs and twisted my ankle.Caí por las escaleras y me torcí el tobillo.
She ran downstairs as soon as the fire started.Apenas empezó el incendio, bajó corriendo por las escaleras.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (on a lower level)
a. de abajo
Your parents can stay in the downstairs guest room. My parents are already upstairs.Tus padres pueden quedarse en el cuarto de huéspedes de abajo. Mis padres ya están arriba.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (first floor)
a. la planta baja
(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).
There is a bank located in the building's downstairs.Hay un banco localizado en la planta baja del edificio.
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downstairs
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. del piso de abajo
the downstairs flat/bathroomel piso/cuarto de baño de abajo
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to come/go downstairsbajar (la escalera)
he lives downstairsvive en el apartamento or
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downstairs [ˈdaʊnˈstɛəz]
adjective
(on the ground floor) de la planta baja; (on the floor underneath) del piso de abajo
a downstairs window una ventana de la planta baja
adverb
en la planta baja; abajo
to fall downstairs caer por las escaleras; to come/go downstairs bajar la escalera
noun
the downstairs [of building] la planta baja
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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