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Translation of "corner" - English-Spanish dictionary

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.
(Definition of corner from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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