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Translation of "course" - English-Spanish dictionary

course

noun   /kɔːs/
of course
A1 used to say ‘yes’ strongly, often to be polite por supuesto ‘Can you help me?’ ‘Of course!’
of course
B1 used to show that what you are saying is obvious claramente Of course, the Olympics are not just about money.
of course not
A2 used to say ‘no’ strongly claro que no ‘Do you mind if I borrow your pen?’ ‘Of course not.’
A1 a set of lessons about a particular subject curso She did a ten-week computer course.
A2 a part of a meal plato a three-course dinner
B1 an area used for horse races or playing golf campo, pista a golf course
the direction in which a ship, plane, etc. is moving rumbo The boat was blown off course (= in the wrong direction).
the way something develops, usually over a long time curso Nuclear weapons have changed the course of history.
(Definition of course from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

course

noun /koːs/
a series (of lectures, medicines etc) curso I’m taking a course (of lectures) in sociology He’s having a course of treatment for his leg.
a division or part of a meal plato Now we’ve had the soup, what’s (for) the next course?
the ground over which a race is run or a game (especially golf) is played campo, pista a racecourse a golf course.
the path or direction in which something moves curso the course of the Nile.
the progress or development of events curso Things will run their normal course despite the strike.
a way (of action) camino, modo de proceder What’s the best course of action in the circumstances?
coursebook noun
a book about a particular subject which students use regularly in class Libro de Texto All students are required to purchase the coursebook.
coursework noun
work which students do as part of their course of study, and which counts towards their final mark/grade Trabajo de Curso I’ve got some geography coursework to finish.
in the course of
during durante, en el curso de In the course of our talk, he told me about the accident.
in due course
at the appropriate or normal time a su debido tiempo In due course, this seed will grow into a tree.
of course
naturally or obviously por supuesto, claro, naturalmente Of course, he didn’t tell me any secrets Of course I can swim.
off/on course
(not) heading in the right direction por el buen camino; por el mal camino The yacht began to drift off course We’re back on course.
(Definition of course from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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