tras
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tras(
trahs
)
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (following)
a. after
Día tras día, ella va creciendo más fuerte.Day after day, she keeps growing stronger.
2. (working towards)
a. after
Ella anda tras el hombre de sus sueños.She's after the man of her dreams.
3. (on the far side of)
a. behind
La biblioteca de nuestro pueblo está tras el banco.The library in our town is behind the bank.
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tras
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
1. (detrás de)
a. behind
2. (después de, en pos de)
a. after
uno tras otroone after the other
andar tras algoto be after something
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tras
preposition
1 (después de) after
tras unos días de vacaciones volvió a su trabajo after a few days' holiday she went back to work; tras perder las elecciones se retiró de la política after losing the election he retired from politics; día tras día day after day; uno tras otro one after another o the other
2 (por detrás de) behind
estaba oculto tras las cortinas he was hidden behind the curtains; ¿qué escondes tras esa mirada inocente? what are you hiding behind that innocent face?; andar o estar tras algo to be after sth; anda tras un puesto en la administración pública he's after a job in the civil service; correr o ir tras algn to chase (after) sb
3
tras (de): tras (de) abollarme el coche va y se enfada he dents my car and on top of that o then he gets angry
(trasero) behind; rump
tras
interjection
¡tras, tras! tap, tap!; (llamando) knock, knock!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "tras"
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tras de
after
día tras día
day after day
tras cenar
after dinner
tras la cena
after dinner
año tras año
year after year
correr tras
to chase after
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