climb
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climb(
klaym
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (ascent)
a. el ascenso
(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).
The climb to the summit was hard.El ascenso a la cima fue duro.
b. la subida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
After a steep climb to the top, you are rewarded with a panoramic view.Después de una empinada subida hasta la cima, recibirás la recompensa de una vista panorámica.
c. la ascensión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
From there it is a hard climb of 500 metres to reach the summit plateau.Desde allí, hay una ascensión difícil de 500 metros hasta llegar a la planicie de la cumbre.
d. la escalada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The sign stated that the climb was not to be attempted by beginners.El cartel informaba que la escalada no era para principiantes.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to go up)
a. escalar
Let's go climb a mountain on Saturday.Escalemos una montaña el sábado.
b. subir
I climbed the stairs to the second floor.Subí las escaleras hasta el segundo piso.
c. trepar
You need both hands free to climb the ladder.Tienes que tener las manos libres para trepar la escalera.
d. treparse a
We used to spend hours climbing trees.Pasábamos horas trepándonos a los árboles.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to get on; used with "on" and "onto")
a. subir a
I climbed onto the table to get a better view.Me subí a la mesa para ver mejor.
4. (to go mountaineering)
a. hacer alpinismo
I haven't climbed since I had the accident.No he hecho alpinismo desde que tuve el accidente.
b. hacer andinismo
We went climbing in the Andes for our honeymoon.Hicimos alpinismo en los Andes para nuestra luna de miel.
5. (to go upwards)
a. ascender
The plane took off and climbed steeply.El avión despegó y ascendió rápidamente.
b. subir
The aerostatic balloon climbed above the buildings.El globo aerostático subió por encima de los edificios.
6. (to increase)
a. subir
Prices are still climbing.Los precios no dejan de subir.
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climb
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (up hill)
a. la ascensión f, subida
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
2. (of mountaineer)
a. la escalada
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
it's quite a climbhay una buena subida
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
3. (tree)
a. subir a, trepar a
4. (mountain)
a. escalar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
5. (road, prices)
a. subir
to climb over a walltrepar por un muro
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climb [klaɪm]
noun
(gen) subida (f); ascenso (m); [of mountain] escalada (f); ascenso (m)
it was a stiff climb la subida fue penosa
transitive verb
(also climb up) [+tree, ladder etc] trepar; subir a; [+staircase] subir (por); [+mountain] escalar; [+cliff] trepar por; [+wall] trepar (a)
to climb a rope trepar por una cuerda
intransitive verb
1 [+person, plant] trepar; subir
to climb along a ledge subir por un saliente; to climb over a wall franquear or saltar una tapia; to climb to power subir al poder
2 [+road] ascender; [+plane] elevarse; remontar el vuelo; [+price, sun] subir
the path climbs higher yet la senda llega aún más arriba
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