Translation of "corner" - English-Spanish dictionary

corner

noun uk /ˈkɔː·nər/

A2 the point or area where two lines, walls, or roads meet

esquina
the corner of the table
The bar is at the corner of Ross Street and Mill Road.

A2 the part inside a room or box where two walls or sides meet

rincón
There was a television in the corner of the room.

(Translation of “corner” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

corner

noun /ˈkoːnə/

a point where two lines, walls, roads etc meet

esquina; rincón
the corners of a cube
the corner of the street.

a place, usually a small quiet place

rincón
a secluded corner.

in football/soccer, a free kick from the corner of the field

córner, saque de esquina
We’ve been awarded a corner.
cornered adjective

having (a given number of) corners

de (…) picos
a three-cornered hat.

forced into a position from which it is difficult to escape

acorralado
A cornered animal can be very dangerous.
cut corners

to use less money, effort, time etc when doing something than was thought necessary, often giving a poorer result

escatimar en algo, aplicar la ley del mínimo esfuerzo, atajar
The builders clearly tried to cut corners when they built this house.
turn the corner

to go round a corner

doblar la esquina
She turned the corner and drove along the High Street.

to get past a difficulty or danger

salir del apuro, haber pasado ya lo peor/el momento crítico
He was very ill, but he’s turned the corner now.

(Translation of “corner” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)