outside
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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. (place)
a. fuera
We will wait outside, so you can see us when you arrive.Esperaremos fuera, para que nos puedas ver al llegar.
b. afuera
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
We can have lunch outside, next to the swimming pool.Podemos almorzar afuera, junto a la piscina.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (not inside)
a. fuera de
They parked their car outside the garage.Aparcaron el carro fuera del garaje.
3. (beyond)
a. fuera de
That dress is outside of my price range.Este vestido está fuera de mi alcance.
b. aparte de
Outside of you, no one else knows my secret.Aparte de ti, nadie más conoce mi secreto.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (external side)
a. el exterior
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Write your name on the outside of the notebook.Pongan el nombre en el exterior de la libreta.
5. (maximum)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
It will take me one hour to arrive, or at the very outside two.Me llevará una hora llegar o, a lo sumo, dos.
You can bring two friends to the party at the outside.Puedes traer a la fiesta dos amigos como mucho.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
6. (outward)
a. exterior
The outside pocket is blue.El bolsillo exterior es azul.
b. externo
We are going to need two outside examiners.Vamos a necesitar dos examinadores externos.
c. descubierto
The hotel has an outside swimming pool that is only open in summer.El hotel tiene una piscina descubierta que solo está abierta en verano.
d. al aire libre
There is an outside tennis court, but we can't play because it's raining.Hay una pista de tenis al aire libre, pero no podemos jugar porque está lloviendo.
7. (unlikely)
a. remoto
Going on vacations is an outside possibility since my budget is very limited.Ir de vacaciones es una posibilidad remota porque mi presupuesto es muy limitado.
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outside
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (of book, building)
a. el exterior
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
on the outsidepor fuera or
from the outsidedesde fuera or
at the outsidea lo sumo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (help, influence, world)
a. exterior
3. (rad & tv)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
outside broadcastemisión desde fuera del estudio
outside lanecarril m de la derecha
there's an outside chanceexiste una posibilidad remota
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
4. (general)
a. fuera
to go outsidesalir afuera
from outsidedesde fuera or
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
5. (physically)
a. fuera de
I'll meet you outside the cinemanos vemos a la entrada del cine
outside office hoursfuera de horas de oficina
6. (apart from)
a. aparte de
outside (of) a few friendsaparte de unos pocos amigos
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outside [ˈaʊtˈsaɪd]
adverb
fuera; afuera; especially (LAm)
to be/go outside estar/salir fuera; seen from outside visto desde fuera
preposition
(also outside of)
2 (not inside) fuera de; afuera de; (LAm) (beyond) más allá de
outside the city fuera de la ciudad; en las afueras de la ciudad; it's outside the normal range cae fuera del alcance normal; the car outside the house el coche que está frente a la casa; he waited outside the door esperó en la puerta
3 (not within) fuera de
not included in
this matter is outside their jurisdiction este asunto queda fuera de su competencia; that's outside our terms of reference eso no entra dentro de nuestro cometido; it's outside my experience no tengo experiencia en eso
adjective
1 (exterior) [+wall] exterior; [+door] que da a la calle
All outside doors are locked at 10:00 pm my hotel room has an outside door (ie one that leads outside the building rather than into a corridor)
(outdoors) [+patio, swimming pool] descubierto; al aire libre; (alien) [+influence] externo
outside broadcast (Rad) (TV) retransmisión (f) desde exteriores
...an outside broadcast from a local supermarket
outside call llamada (f) de fuera
the outside lane (Britain) (Aut) el carril de la derecha; (most other countries) el carril de la izquierda
outside line (Telec) línea (f) exterior
an outside seat un asiento al lado del pasillo
thanks to outside influence
his parents shielded him from the outside world sus padres le protegieron del mundo exterior
2 (unlikely)
an outside chance una posibilidad remota
3 (of another organization, person)
outside contractor contratista (m) independiente; to get an outside opinion pedir una opinión independiente
noun
1 (outer part) exterior (m); parte (f) exterior
judging from the outside a juzgar por las apariencias; to open a window from the outside abrir una ventana desde fuera; on the outside por fuera; to overtake on the outside (Britain) (Aut) adelantar or rebasar por la derecha; (Méx) (most other countries) adelantar or rebasar por la izquierda; (Méx)
2 (maximum)
at the (very) outside a lo sumo; como máximo
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