overnight
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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. (through the night)
a. durante la noche
Let the meat rest in the marinade overnight before roasting it.Deja que la carne repose en el adobo durante la noche antes de asarla.
The robbery happened overnight, so all the neighbors were asleep.El robo ocurrió durante la noche, así que todos los vecinos estaban dormidos.
2. (suddenly)
a. de la noche a la mañana
When did you get so tall? You seem to have sprouted overnight.¿Desde cuándo eres tan alto? Pareces haber crecido de la noche a la mañana.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (for one night)
a. de una noche
It's difficult to pack for an overnight trip - you always overpack!Es difícil armar las valijas para un viaje de una noche: siempre se llevan cosas de más.
4. (sudden)
a. repentino
Drug addiction can bring about the overnight demise of any star's career.La adicción a las drogas puede provocar la extinción repentina de la carrera de cualquier estrella.
b. de la noche a la mañana
Her new record turned into an overnight success.Su nuevo disco se convirtió en un éxito de la noche a la mañana.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
5. (to convey at night)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. transportar durante la noche
If you would like to receive your items sooner, we can overnight them for an additional fee.Si quieres recibir tus artículos antes, los podemos transportar durante la noche por una tasa adicional.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
6. (to stay for the night)
a. hacer noche
None of the hotels in the city were open, so we overnighted in a nearby hostel.Ninguno de los hoteles en la ciudad estaban abiertos, por lo que hicimos noche en un hostal cercano.
b. pasar la noche
We have a layover in France and overnighted there before going to Germany the next day.Hicimos una parada en Francia y pasamos la noche allí antes de seguir hacia Alemania al día siguiente.
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overnight
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (during the night)
a. durante la noche
to stay overnightquedarse a pasar la noche
2. (suddenly)
a. de la noche a la mañana, de un día para otro
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (for one night)
a. de una noche
overnight bagbolso de viaje
overnight train/flighttren m/vuelo nocturno
4. (sudden)
a. repentino(a)
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overnight [ˌəʊvəˈnaɪt]
adverb
1 (through the night)
we drove overnight condujimos durante la noche
we'd like to keep him in overnight for observation nos gustaría que se quedase la noche en observación
soak the beans overnight deje las judías a remojo toda la noche
we stayed overnight in Pisa/at John's place pasamos la noche en Pisa/en casa de John; hicimos noche en Pisa/en casa de John
2 (quickly) [+disappear, spring up] de la noche a la mañana
the plants came up almost overnight las plantas salieron prácticamente de la noche a la mañana
we can't solve this one overnight don't expect improvement overnight your problems won't disappear overnight
adjective
1 (night-time)
overnight accommodation is included el precio de la estancia por la noche está incluido
it involved a lot of overnight driving supuso conducir muchas horas durante la noche
an overnight journey un viaje de noche
to make an overnight journey viajar de noche
the operation requires an overnight stay in hospital esta operación requiere que se quede una noche or que haga noche en el hospital
we arrived in Rio after an overnight stop in Madrid llegamos a Río tras hacer noche en Madrid
2 (quick) [+change, transformation] repentino
the film that turned her into an overnight sensation la película que la convirtió en una sensación de la noche a la mañana
he became an overnight success in America de la noche a la mañana, se convirtió en una estrella en América
modifier
overnight bag (n) bolso (m) de viaje
After an overnight stop, the bus has resumed its journey
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