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Principal Translations
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lejos advadverbio: Describe al verbo, al adjetivo o a otro adverbio ("corre rápidamente", "sucede ahora", "muy extraño"). (a mucha distancia) (at a great distance)far advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  far away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 La Luna está muy lejos de la Tierra.
 
Additional Translations
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lejos nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso"). (aspecto a la distancia)appearance from far away exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  appearance from a distance exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
 El actor tiene buen lejos pero de cerca se rompe la ilusión.
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2016:

Compound Forms:
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a lo lejos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (en la lejanía)in the distance, far away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
amor de lejos es de pendejos vulgar (distancia mata el amor) (literal)long-distance relationships are for fools exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
aún más lejos even farther away adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
de lejos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (a distancia)from afar, from a distance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  (controls)remotely advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
de muy lejos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (de larga distancia)from far away advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  from afar advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
  from a distant place advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
 Mi novio viene de muy lejos a visitarme.
desde lejos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (observar, vigilar)from afar prep + adv
  from a distance preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Estoy viendo jugar a los niños desde lejos.
desde lejos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (venir, provenir)from faraway preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Está cansado porque viene desde lejos.
desde lejos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (percibirse)from faraway preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours."
 Desde lejos noté que llevaba un saco roto.
Ir demasiado lejos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (sobrepasar) (literally and figuratively)go too far v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  go way too far v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  overstep the mark v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
lejos de adv + prep (alejado de)away from, far from exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
lejos de la verdad far from the truth exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
lejos de ser far from being exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
llegar lejos go a long way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
llegar lejos vi + adv figurado (alcanzar éxitos)go far, go a long way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ni de lejos loc advlocución adverbial: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como adverbio ("en vilo", "de seguido", "a quemarropa"). (de ningún modo)not by a long shot! excl
  no way! excl
  fat chance excl
 Tú no apruebas matemáticas ni de lejos.
 You're not going to pass maths by a long shot.
 Esta oración no es una traducción de la original. No matter how hard you study there's no way you're going to pass your test.
sin ir más lejos exprexpresión: Expresiones idiomáticas, dichos, refranes y frases hechas de tres o más palabras ("Dios nos libre", "a lo hecho, pecho"). (sin necesidad de buscar más)without going any further exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
tan lejos so far away exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
venir algo de lejos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). (ser de origen antiguo)date back to a long time ago v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  (informal)go back a long way v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
ver de lejos loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo"). figurado (intuir con anticipación)foresee vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  see [sth] coming v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
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