head-on
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head-on
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (direct)
a. frontal
Marco was in a head-on collision, and it was touch and go for a while.Marco tuvo una colisión frontal y estuvo un tiempo en situación crítica.
b. de frente
One of the drivers was killed in the head-on crash.Uno de los conductores falleció en el choque de frente.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (directly)
a. de frente
The ship struck the wharf head-on.El barco chocó contra el muelle de frente.
b. frontalmente
The truck and the bus collided head-on.La camioneta y el autobús colisionaron frontalmente.
3. (directly confronting)
a. de frente
We need to tackle this problem head-on.Tenemos que abordar este problema de frente.
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head-on
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. de frente
a head-on collisionun choque frontal
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (general)
a. de frente
to meet somebody head-onencontrarse con alguien de frente
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head-on [ˈhedˈɒn]
adjective
[+collision] de frente; frontal
a head-on confrontation un enfrentamiento directo or frontal
adverb
[+collide] de frente; frontalmente; [+clash] frontalmente; [+meet] cara a cara
the two cars collided head-on los dos coches colisionaron de frente or frontalmente; to tackle sth head-on enfrentarse de lleno con algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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