upstairs
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upstairs(
uhp
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stehrz
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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. (on a higher floor)
a. arriba
Where is my blanket? - It's upstairs.¿Dónde está mi cobija? - Está arriba.
b. al piso de arriba
Take the laundry upstairs and put it away.Lleva la ropa limpia al piso de arriba y guárdala.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm going upstairs to go to bed now.Ya voy a subir a acostarme.
The kids chased the dog upstairs.Los niños persiguieron el perro al piso superior.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
2. (on a higher floor)
a. de arriba
Can you please clean the upstairs bathroom?¿Puedes limpiar el baño de arriba, por favor?
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (higher floor)
a. el piso de arriba
(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 upstairs is off limits to guests.No se permite la entrada a los huéspedes al piso de arriba.
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upstairs
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
the upstairsel piso de arriba
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (general)
a. arriba
I ran upstairssubí (al piso de) arriba corriendo
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
upstairs neighborsvecinos de arriba
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upstairs [ˈʌpˈstɛəz]
adverb
arriba
"where's your coat?" — "it's upstairs" —¿dónde está tu abrigo? —está arriba; the people upstairs los de arriba; to go upstairs subir (al piso superior); he went upstairs to bed subió para irse a la cama; to walk slowly upstairs subir lentamente la escalera
adjective
de arriba
we looked out of an upstairs window nos asomamos a una ventana del piso superior or de arriba
noun
piso (m) superior or de arriba
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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Phrases with "upstairs"
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go upstairs
subir
upstairs and downstairs
arriba y abajo
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