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Principal Translations
rear adj (at the back)atrás adv
rear n (section in back)parte posterior loc nom f
rear n (behind)parte trasera loc nom
 parte de atrás loc nom
rear vtr (raise children) niñoscriar vtr
 educar vtr
rear vtr (farming: animals) animalescriar vtr
 
Additional Translations
rear n colloquial ([sb]: buttocks)trasero nm
rear n (military: away from fighting)retaguardia nf
rear vi (horse) caballoencabritarse vipron
rear vtr (problem) problemassurgir vtr
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Compound Forms:
at the rear adv (at the back)al fondo loc adv
 My friends and I like to sit at the rear of the bus.
 En el fondo hay un par de asientos, vamos a sentarnos allá.
 en la parte trasera loc adv
 Los cinco amigos se sentaron en la parte trasera del ómnibus, para estar todos juntos.
 atrás adv
 Atrás hay lugar, vamos a sentarnos allí.
bring up the rear v (follow behind)seguir a la cola loc verb
 I'll blaze a trail through the jungle. You bring up the rear.
 ir a la retaguardia loc verb
in the rear adv (at the back)atrás adv
Note: Also, "in the rear end," which means literally "in the behind/buttocks/bum/butt": "The teacher would spank the children in the rear end whenever they misbehaved."
 The horse I bet on is in the rear of the leading group.
 a la cola loc adv
 Le aposté todo lo que me quedaba a un caballo.... es el que va a la cola.
 rezagado pp
 Los rezagados cruzaron la meta a veinte minutos de la cabeza de carrera.
in the rear adv (in a vehicle's rear seats)en los asientos traseros loc adv
 Passengers for Terminal 4 should sit in the rear of the coach.
 atrás adv
 Los niños van sentados atrás o no dejo sacar el carro.
 en los asientos del fondo loc adv
 Por favor, acomódense en los asientos del fondo.
 en el asiento de atrás loc adv
rear admiral n (navy officer)contralmirante nm
Note: Grafía alternativa: contraalmirante
rear area n (part at the back)parte trasera nf
 The seats in the rear area are safer because airplanes never back into mountains.
 Se supone que los asientos de la parte trasera del avión son más seguros que los de la parte delantera.
 parte de atrás nf
 Dicen que asientos de la parte de atrás son más seguros pero en general cuando se cae un avión se mueren todos.
rear end n (back portion)parte trasera nf
Note: can also be a verb, when you rear end someone (usually in a vehicle) you literally run into the back end of their vehicle.
 The rear end of the bus was crumpled after the accident.
 Tras el accidente la parte trasera del ómnibus quedó abollada.
rear end n informal (backside, buttocks)trasero nm
 My father used to spank me on my rear end.
 Ese niño merece unos azotes en el trasero
 culo nm
 España fampompis
 Te van a poner una inyección en el pompis.
 Argentina, coloqcola nf
 Si te portás mal, chaschás en la cola.
 Argentina, famtujes nm
Note: Proviene del yídish: tuches
 O te vas por las buenas o te echo yo de una patada en el tujes.
rear light n (vehicle's tail or back light)focos traseros nmpl
 I broke a rear light on my car when I was backing up and then ran into a tree.
 Los repuestos de los focos traseros de mi auto son muy caros.
 luz trasera nf
 Una de las luces traseras no enciende, debe de estar quemada.
 pilotos traseros nmpl
 Los pilotos traseros no están funcionando.
rear seat n (seating in the back of a vehicle)asiento de atrás nm
 Children are safer in the rear seat of a car than in the front passenger seat.
 Los niños deben ir siempre en el asiento de atrás del coche, es más seguro.
 asiento trasero nm
rear view n ([sth] as seen from behind)vista trasera, vista por detrás loc nom f
rear window n en un autoventanilla trasera loc nom f
rear window n en un edificioventana trasera loc nom f
rear wiper n (windscreen wiper at back of vehicle)limpiaparabrisas trasero nm
 The rubber strip had worn off the rear wiper so that the metal part was scratching a groove in the glass.
 Se le salió la goma al limpiaparabrisas trasero, no lo enciendas o rayarás todo el vidrio.
rear-braking adj (having a mechanism to stop back wheels)con frenado trasero loc adj
 ¿Un vehículo con frenado trasero es mejor que uno con frenado delantero?
rear-drive adj un autode tracción trasera
rear-drive n automóvilestracción trasera
rear-end n familiartrasero
rear-end n de un vehículoparte posterior
rear-end n de un vehículoparte trasera
rear-view mirror n automóvilesespejo retrovisor
rear-view mirror nretrovisor
rear-wheel drive n automóvilestracción trasera
to the rear adv (towards the back)hacia atrás loc adv
Note: This is what bus drivers say when they want more room for new passengers to get on at the front, in order to encourage standing passengers to move back and make room for more.
 The photographer exhorted all the tall persons to move to the rear of the group.
 Step to the rear!
 Lo siento, con esta tarifa barata que ha pagado debe usted sentarse hacia atrás.
 para atrás loc adv
 ¡Muévanse para atrás, por favor!
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