Significado de “coast” - en el Diccionario Inglés

coast en inglés británico

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coastnoun [ C ]

uk /kəʊst/ us /koʊst/

B1 the land next to or close to the sea:

Rimini is a thriving resort on the east coast of Italy.
The accident happened three miles off the coast (= in the sea three miles from land).
We spent a week by/on the coast (= by the sea).
coast to coast

from one side of the country to the other:

We travelled across America coast to coast.

mainly US in every part of a country:

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coastverb [ I ]

uk /kəʊst/ us /koʊst/

to move forward in a vehicle without using the engine, usually down a hill:

At the top of the hill I switched off the engine and we just coasted down the other side.

to progress or succeed without any effort or difficulty:

While I struggled, my sister coasted through school with top grades.

(Definición de coast del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

coast en inglés americano

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coastnoun [ C ]

us /koʊst/

coast noun [ C ] (LAND)

the land next to or close to the sea:

We lived on the southeast coast of Florida.

coastverb [ I ]

us /koʊst/

coast verb [ I ] (MOVE EASILY)

(of a vehicle) to continue moving from its own forward force, without the addition of any power:

He coasted to a stop.

To coast is also to advance without effort:

She coasted through her senior year of high school.

(Definición de coast del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

coast en inglés de negocios

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coastnoun [ C ]

uk /kəʊst/ us

the land next to or close to the sea:

The oil spill happened just off the Spanish coast.
the east/west coast He grew up on the west coast, in California.
coast to coast

TRANSPORT from one coast of a country or continent to the opposite coast:

We travelled across America coast to coast.

mainly US in every part of a country:

Our products are sought after from coast to coast for their accuracy and reliability.

(Definición de coast del Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)