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Traducción en español de “way”


noun /wei/
an opening or passageway This is the way in/out There’s no way through. a route, direction etc Which way shall we go? Which is the way to Princes Street? His house is on the way from here to the school Will you be able to find your/the way to my house? Your house is on my way home The errand took me out of my way a motorway. used in the names of roads His address is 21 Melville Way. a distance It’s a long way to the school The nearest shops are only a short way away. a method or manner
manera, modo, forma
What is the best way to make an omelette? I know a good way of doing it He’s got a funny way of talking This is the quickest way to chop onions.
an aspect or side of something
aspecto; manera (de alguna manera/forma siento pena por él)
In some ways this job is quite difficult In a way I feel sorry for him.
a characteristic of behaviour; a habit
He has some rather unpleasant ways.
used with many verbs to give the idea of progressing or moving
camino, paso (abrirse camino/paso)
He pushed his way through the crowd They soon ate their way through the food.
wayfarer noun a traveller, especially on foot. wayside noun the side of a road, path etc
borde (del camino/de la carretera)
We can stop by the wayside and have a picnic (also adjective) a wayside inn.
be/get on one’s way to start or continue a walk, journey etc Well, thanks for the cup of tea, but I must be on my way now. by the way incidentally, in passing, while I remember etc
a propósito, por cierto
By the way, did you know he was getting married?
fall by the wayside (of projects, ideas etc) to be abandoned; to fail
quedarse en la estacada; venirse abajo, fracasar
The project fell by the wayside when the federal subsidies were cut off by Congress.
get/have one’s own way to do, get etc what one wants
salirse con la suya
You can’t always have your own way.
get into / out of the way of (doing) something to become accustomed to (not) doing; to get into / out of the habit of doing They got into the way of waking up late when they were on holiday. go out of one’s way to do more than is really necessary He went out of his way to help us. have a way with to be good at dealing with or managing
tener buena mano con, dársele bien algo a alguien
She has a way with children.
have it one’s own way to get one’s own way
hacer lo que uno quiera, hacer como uno quiera
Oh, have it your own way – I’m tired of arguing.
in a bad way unwell; in poor condition
The patient is in a bad way.
in/out of the/someone’s way (not) blocking someone’s progress, or occupying space that is needed by someone
Don’t leave your bicycle where it will get in the way of pedestrians Will I be in the/your way if I work at this table? ‘Get out of my way!’ he said rudely.
lose one’s way to stop knowing where one is, or in which direction one ought to be going I lost my way in the back streets of the city. make one’s way to go
dirigirse a/hacia
They made their way towards the centre of the town.
to get on in the world
abrirse paso (en la vida/en el mundo)
Young people want to make their own way in the world.
make way (for) to stand aside and leave room (for) The crowd parted to make way for the ambulance. under way moving, in progress etc
en curso, en marcha
Construction of the new stadium is now under way.
way of life a manner of spending one’s life
modo de vida
I enjoy farming – it’s a pleasant way of life.
ways and means methods, especially of providing money
There are various ways and means of finding out the truth.
(Definition of way from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)

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