An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (on the other side; often used with "de")
a. opposite
La peluquería está justo enfrente del cine.The hairdresser's is opposite the movie theater.
Dejamos el coche ahí enfrente.We left the car just opposite.
2. (just ahead; often used with "de")
a. in front
Aparcamos el coche enfrente de la discoteca.We parked the car in front of the club.
3. (face-to-face)
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Se sentó enfrente de él y le miró a los ojos.She sat down opposite him and looked into his eyes.
¿Qué le dirías si lo tuvieras enfrente?What would you say to him if he was in front of you?
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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. (al otro lado)
a. opposite
vive enfrentehe lives opposite, he lives across from me
la tienda de enfrentethe shop across the road
enfrente deopposite, facing
2. (en contra)
tiene a todos enfrenteeveryone's against him
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1 (en el lado opuesto) opposite
Luisa estaba sentada enfrente Luisa was sitting opposite; de enfrente opposite; la casa de enfrente the house opposite; the house across the road; enfrente de opposite (to); mi casa está enfrente del colegio my house is opposite the school; my house is across the road from the school; se sentó enfrente mío/tuyo especialmente (Latinoamérica) he sat down opposite o facing me/you
2 (delante) in front
te espero enfrente del cine I'll wait for you in front of the cinema
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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