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bache
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bache(
bah
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cheh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (depression in road surface)
a. pothole
El camino estaba lleno de baches y tuvimos que reducir la velocidad en el carro.The road was full of potholes so we had to slow the car down.
2. (aviation)
a. air pocket
El avión atravesó varios baches que provocaron turbulencias.The plane went through several air pockets which caused turbulence.
3. (bad time)
a. bad patch
Mi familia está pasando por un bache así que no puedo gastar más dinero.My family is going through a bad patch so I can't spend any more money.
b. rough patch
Una vez que la empresa salga de este bache vamos a poder contratar a más gente.Once the company has got over this rough patch we'll be able to hire more people.
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bache
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (en carretera)
a. pothole
2. (en un vuelo)
a. air pocket
3. (dificultades)
a. bad patch
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bache
1 (Automóviles) hole; pothole
bache de aire (Aeronáutica) air pocket
2 (mal momento) bad patch; rough patch
[salir] del bache
atravesar un bache to go through a bad o rough patch
Nos han argumentado que la economía [atraviesa un bache] para el que no hay recetas mágicas a corto plazo.
remontar el o salir del bache to get through the bad o rough patch; pull through
El escritor, cuya obra literaria ha sido muy difundida en España a través de numerosos títulos, no consiguió [remontar el bache.]
salvar el bache to get the worst over; be over the worst
bache económico slump; depression
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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