Translation of "through" - English-Spanish dictionary


preposition uk /θruː/ us /θru/

A2 from one end or side of something to the other

a través de, por
The River Seine flows through Paris.
The Mississippi River flows through New Orleans.

B1 from the beginning to the end of something

He worked through the night.

B1 because of someone or something

mediante, a través de
She got the job through hard work.

B1 using something, or with someone’s help

a través de, gracias a
I met my girlfriend through my brother.

US from one time until another time

de… a…
The store is open Monday through Friday.

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


preposition /θruː/

into from one direction and out of in the other

a través de
The water flows through a pipe.

from side to side or end to end of

a través de
He walked (right) through the town.

from the beginning to the end of

de cabo a rabo, de principio a fin, entero
She read through the magazine.

because of

por, a causa de
He lost his job through his own stupidity.

by way of

a través de, gracias a
He got the job through a friend.

( American) from … to (inclusive)

de… a
I work Monday through Friday.
throughout preposition

in all parts of

por todas partes
They searched throughout the house.

from start to finish of

durante todo, a lo largo de
She complained throughout the journey.
all through

from beginning to end of

durante (todo), de principio a fin
The baby cried all through the night.

in every part of

por/en todo
Road conditions are bad all through the country.
soaked/wet through adjective

very wet

empapado, hecho una sopa
His coat was wet through.
through and through adverb


hasta la médula
He was a gentleman through and through.
through with

finished with

(haber) acabado (con algo/de hacer algo)
Are you through with the newspaper yet?

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