Translation of "abreast" - English-Spanish dictionary


adverb uk /əˈbrest/ us

used to say that two or more people are next to each other and moving in the same direction

en columna de…
We were running/swimming two abreast.
The motorcyclist came abreast of her car and shouted abuse at her.
keep abreast of sth

to make sure you know all the most recent facts about a subject or situation

mantenerse al corriente de algo
I try to keep abreast of any developments.

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


adverb /əˈbrest/

side by side

a la misma altura, a la par
They walked along the road three abreast.
keep abreast of

to remain up to date with

mantenerse al día/corriente
He likes to keep abreast of recent scientific developments.

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