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túnel

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túnel(
too
-
nehl
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (underground passage)
a. tunnel
El túnel tiene varias salidas de emergencia por si se produce un accidente.The tunnel has several emergency exits in case there's an accident.
2.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(crisis)
a. difficult period
Cuando pase este túnel verás las cosas de forma más positiva.Once this difficult period is over you'll see things in a more positive light.
b. bad patch
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Aunque todo parece mal, saldremos de este túnel.Although everything looks bleak, we will get through this bad patch.
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túnel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. tunnel
2. (fig)
a.
salir del túnelto turn the corner
3. (sports)
a.
hacerle el túnel a alguiento nutmeg somebody
túnel aerodinámicowind tunnel
Túnel del Canal de la ManchaChannel Tunnel
4. (automotive)
a.
túnel de lavadocar wash
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túnel
1 (paso) tunnel
túnel aerodinámico wind tunnel
túnel de lavado car wash
túnel del Canal de la Mancha Channel Tunnel
túnel del tiempo time warp
túnel de pruebas aerodinámicas wind tunnel
túnel de vestuarios tunnel leading to the changing rooms
túnel de viento wind tunnel
2 (crisis) bad time
3 (Dep) nutmeg
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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