There are 2 main translations of race in Español

: race1race2

race1

carrera, n.

Pronunciación /reɪs//reɪs/

nombre

  • 1

    • 1.1(contest)

      carrera femenino
      cycle/car/horse race carrera ciclista/automovilística / de coches/de caballos
      • boat race regata
      • to run in a race tomar parte en una carrera
      • she ran a good race corrió bien
      • a race against the clock/against time una carrera contra reloj/contra el tiempo
      • the race is on for the Republican nomination ha empezado la contienda para la nominación republicana
      • it was a race to finish before noon tuvimos que hacerlo a la carrera para acabar antes del mediodía
      • the presidential race la carrera presidencial
      • the arms race la carrera armamentista / de armamentos
      • In a normal race, the runners line up on the starting line to get a fair start.
      • In varsity and Olympic competition, races may involve boats with one, two, four, or eight rowers.
      • I've seen him come back from laps down to win races and get himself back in contention.
      • But we did compete in sack races, running races, egg-and-spoon races, swimming races, whatever.
      • Despite getting down three laps early in the race because of a problem, he fought back and finished fourth.
      • Events varied from 20-km solo and team time trials to cross-country races, a hill climb and a dirt criterium.
      • Now whether he has the horses to run the race is a whole other story.
      • Overall, he has won three of 30 races in the event, with a pair of seconds and four thirds.
      • The skills jockeys employ to get horses to win races are largely visible and obvious - despite many attempts at mystification by a racing culture addicted to magic and superstition.
      • The day kicked off at noon with a number of children's events, including several races and potato-and-spoon time trials.
      • With only eight horses in the race, though, I don't think the pace will be a big factor.
      • Since then there have been 13 Olympic or world championship 100m races and 39 medals won.
      • The worst horse in the race has been cruelly handicapped by its own jockey.
      • This event was hugely successful with a Race Card of fifty-one races and over seventy generous sponsors whose names were listed on the official programme.
      • His six wins in 2001 are the fewest in any of his championship seasons, but he led 100 or more laps in seven races he didn't win.
      • It used to be drivers tried to win races because they were competitive - and certainly, the desire to win still is foremost in their minds.
      • Traffic to the course was so heavy that some runners missed their intended races.
      • But it's a bit of a pay-off, you know, driving in a race and winning a race is a fantastic thrill, they love it.
      • A mate of mine who's a jockey once won a race on a horse of the same name, interestingly enough.
      • The final two races at Hawthorne Race Course on Wednesday were cancelled due to inclement weather conditions.

    • 1.2races plural

      the races las carreras (de caballos)
      • to go to the races ir al hipódromo
      • Currently in Australia, online gambling is mostly confined to wagering, a flutter on the races or sports betting.
      • There were great parties and much jubilation at the races on Thursday afternoon and a good time was had by one and all.
      • This ride has been a huge part of our preparation for the races over the past several years.
      • Thursday was Ladies Day and, after a very wet morning, it was a handsome afternoon at the races.
      • It describes a lifetime, Mick's own lifetime, spent attending the races and punting on dogs and horses with varying degrees of success.
      • It was a day for the whole family as old friends used the event as a chance to catch up over the festive break and watch the excitement of the races.
      • Even the rain did not dampen the appetites of visitors, who have indulged in the traditional chief activities of the races - eating and drinking.
      • We took him home that afternoon before the races started.
      • But, despite entering all the races, he couldn't steer home a winner and it proved a costly day out for those punters that stuck with the local man.
      • The association fears the races will either have to be scaled down to an invitation race in September or cancelled completely for lack of funds.
      • I was determined not to get sucked into it, but we'd already been out all night and most of the afternoon at the races and somehow… well, it seemed the logical next step.
      • I bet he's down at the races right now in fact instead of here talking to you people.
      • Everyone enjoyed the fun and excitement of the races.
      • The idea should be to advertise to potential fans, not to the ones who already are watching the races.
      • We have a clear vision of what our goals are and are feeling motivated to work hard this winter in preparation for the races.
      • Our ten grand prize finalists and their guests were treated to a VIP day at the races, each excited by the fact that they were in with a one in ten chance of winning a sleek new car.
      • In 1869, for example, a secret camera was set up on Derby Day, to take photographs of gentlemen visiting the races with ladies other than their wives.
      • For many, the day was a chance to have a family trip out and children seemed to be enjoying the excitement of the races as much as the adults and some were even picking out winners.
      • They are light-hearted, and evoke both the excitement of the races and the happiness of the rare sun in England's cloudy climate.
      • My first trip to the races was probably one of the most fun trips for me.

  • 2

    • 2.1(channel)

      canal masculino
      mill race caz masculino

    • 2.2(strong current)

      corriente femenino
      • The Crew dropped anchor in the hope of keeping out of the tide race, which is very strong between the Isle of Eynhallow and Mainland.
      • The dhow exits the lagoon just after low tide, going against the now-incoming current but avoiding the tidal race that forms on an outgoing tide.
      • The current will pick up and carry you out and round the point, through the area of the tidal race.
      • The sea was grey and the tide race choppy, but it was beautiful, in a wild way.
      • It is this submerged reef that causes fierce surges of current in the tide races in the area.
      • The rescue proved timely, as the area is prone to large tidal races.


verbo intransitivo

  • 1

    (in competition)
    correr
    competir
    he will not be racing in Monaco no correrá / no competirá en Monaco
    • let's race to that tree vamos, te juego una carrera hasta aquel árbol
    • On the first day of the month Lester Piggott, in partnership with The Minstrel, raced to his eighth Derby victory with the Queen cheering him past the post.
    • The pair raced down the backstretch well clear of the rest of the field and turning into the stretch Tango for Tips put her nose in front.
    • In Time Trial you race against the clock on the games 20 different courses.
    • High Peaks went to the front and was soon joined by Megascape as the pair raced along the backstretch noses apart.
    • Family and friends race each other and compete out on the water.
    • Haafhd raced into second over three furlongs out and came galloping alongside Chorist to make his bid.
    • He has now raced round the national Course three times and his finishing figures read 1, 1, and 2.
    • In even worse conditions on Sunday the fleet braved the elements to race round the same course.
    • Fantastic Light will be one of the leading contenders for the Classic although he has never previously raced on a dirt track.
    • Incredibly powerful, fast machines spit flames as they race each other over a very short, straight course.
    • Police believe the driver of the car may have been racing another vehicle.
    • Early in the season, Marlin correctly identified his team's shortcomings as qualifying and racing on road courses.
    • I've never raced on a street course before, and it's going to be different variations in pavement and concrete.
    • Now everything is geared up for a dramatic conclusion this Sunday as the sport's top riders race to the wire in search of title glory.
    • He last raced in an allowance over the turf at Saratoga Race Course on July 24, finishing seventh of ten runners.
    • The second day is a slalom event where sailors race around a short course with many turns.
    • My only concern was that it is always tricky to race on such a course against older horses.
    • ‘This is an important test for me, because I've never raced on a road course,’ he said.
    • Now Glasgow could see new screen wars as leisure developers race with each other to build multiplexes.
    • A company director who raced another vehicle as he test-drove a powerful sports car has been jailed for six months.
    • Harris and Gage take places along the goal line, looking very much like they are about to race each other in a sprint.
  • 2

    (rush)
    she raced down the hill on her bike bajó la cuesta en bicicleta a toda velocidad
    • I had to race to the store tuve que ir corriendo a la tienda
    • the time simply raced by el tiempo pasó volando
    • he raced through the ceremony celebró la ceremonia a toda prisa
    • Jeff and Kelli laughed, then raced out of the room.
    • Just getting a teen to stop racing from activity to activity for a few minutes of quiet reading can be difficult.
    • Billingham started the brightest, racing into a two-goal lead in the first period.
    • Aidan sprang to his feet and raced off down the hallway.
    • Quickly she burst out of her hiding place and raced off down the hall.
    • Suddenly, off on my right, James sped up and raced ahead of me.
    • Ben Black raced clear to score in the corner and added another three minutes later.
    • He turned on his heel and raced back up the stairs.
    • Eight fire engines raced to the scene and set about tackling the blaze which firefighters said covered almost 30 acres of the field.
    • This is valuable study time when students are racing to complete AS-level courses in just nine months from the moment they enter the Sixth Form.
    • Neighbours were woken by police sirens as patrol cars raced to the scene.
    • Her mind raced, her eyes moving over the possible hiding places.
    • Asca then raced into a two-goal lead within 10 minutes when David O ' Callaghan and Emmet Daly scored.
    • I raced down the street, turning at the first alley to my right.
    • If the science is moving slowly, the courts are racing ahead.
    • As members of staff carried out CPR, an ambulance raced to the scene.
    • She was all jittery and her mind was racing ahead of her.
    • The entanglement of law and medicine is not new, but scientific progress is racing past our law.
    • His mind was racing, full of a complex mix of worry and hope.
    • Angel didn't hesitate, just changed course quickly and raced towards him.
    • As if to make up for the sluggishness in his body, his mind was racing along at double speed.
    • During the few minutes of the attacks, survival thoughts raced through my head.
  • 3

    (heart/pulse) latir aceleradamente
    (engine) acelerarse
    my mind was racing las ideas se me agolpaban en la cabeza
    • I had a pain in my leg, thought nothing of it, took some aspirin, went to bed, woke up about an hour and a half later with my heart racing at about 250 beats a minute.
    • I stopped pacing and started running feebly, my heart now racing in fear, the sounds in the woods growing incredibly loud and frightening.
    • My stomach didn't jump and I wasn't excited, but my pulse was racing with nervousness.
    • Steven's heard raced, of course someone would have mentioned this!
    • My heart raced again as I felt his bare knee touching my own.
    • He took a step forward, his heart racing with excitement and fear.
    • Three days later, she became lightheaded, felt her heart racing, and returned to the hospital.
    • My heart is racing, from excitement and the first 2-mile climb.
    • I slid to the ground, my heart racing and the adrenaline pulsing through my system.
    • His heart was racing with excitement, and he tried to think rapidly if he had anything planned for the day.
    • While sitting on the bike and racing the engine, he felt the motorcycle accidentally slipping into gear.
    • Her heart was racing, and she could feel her blood pulsing through her veins.
    • She looked towards the door, her heart racing with fear.
    • But imagine being in a situation where out of the blue, your heart starts racing so fast that it can't pump blood around your body properly.
    • Kevin's Kurdish driver, Adnan, had raced his engine and clogged up the carburetor of his Nissan.
    • Call if your child feels as if his heart is racing or skipping a beat.
    • My temples are thumping, my pulse is racing, and I'm starting to shake, visibly.
    • Isabella watched him curiously as she stood across from him, her pulse and heart racing.
    • He woke up with his heart racing at 200 beats a minute and was rushed to hospital.
    • It's the sort of night that really gets your heart beating and your pulse racing.
    • The driver simply races the engine, trying harder to get away.
    • Deep blue eyes stare at me, cold and hard, and my heart is racing with fear.
    • The patient explained that she was not really nervous - she just could not quit shaking, and she felt her heart racing on and off.

verbo transitivo

  • 1

    (compete against)
    echarle una carrera a
    jugarle una carrera a Río de la Plata
    I'll race you! ¡te juego una carrera! Río de la Plata
  • 2

    (horse/car) correr con
    I raced a Ferrari last season la temporada pasada corrí con un Ferrari
    • The last time I raced a front-wheel-drive car was a Mini in 1962 so I'm very much a rank outsider which is an ideal position to be in.
    • He has been racing this car for three years now and knows it inside out.
    • Roden then decided to race a car in the Ferrari Challenge Series in 2000.
    • Sumek, whose family owns Lenco transmissions, has raced the car sporadically the last couple of years.
    • European horses are pampered and raced too lightly!
    • Martin began racing stock cars at 15 on dirt tracks near his home in Batesville, Ark.
    • Derby is often viewed as a dilettante leader who would rather have been racing his horses at Newmarket than taking part in debates at Westminster.
    • I have Ford fans come up to me all the time and tell me they can't believe I'm out here racing this car.
    • Black inner-city cowboys have been racing their horses at the Speedway since before even the old-timers can remember.
    • He races a horse called Thunder Time, in company with several other people.
    • Venetia Williams' eight-year-old has been lightly raced this season, but is a very talented mare in this company.
    • Basildon police are monitoring an internet website which they believe is responsible for more than 200 cruisers racing their cars at an industrial estate in the town.
    • Whether you would rather race touring cars around Brands Hatch or hop Baja Beetles over rough dirt tracks, the choice is yours.
    • The club was going to race the car, but liability issues quashed that idea for most of the members.
    • He said he plans to race his new filly, who was consigned by Bridlewood Farm.
    • From this was born the tradition of dragon boat racing, as people living in South China made it an annual event, racing boats to commemorate that day.
    • I've always raced motorcycles in some form or another, but I've always liked drag racing.
    • As a lad, he used to race bikes and his brother blessed him with the name of Bob-man, which has stuck like glue ever since.
    • The event had a mixture of modern and classic cars and everything from Bentleys to Formula One vehicles were raced.
    • Stidham conditions Culinary for owner Jack H. Smith III Thoroughbreds, which also raced her sire.
  • 3

    (make go too fast)
    (engine) acelerar

There are 2 main translations of race in Español

: race1race2

race2

raza, n.

Pronunciación /reɪs//reɪs/

nombre

  • 1

    Antropología
    raza femenino
    the black/white race la raza negra/blanca
    • the human race el género humano
    • he is of mixed race (of black and white descent) es mulato
    • to be a race apart ser de otra casta
    • before noun race discrimination discriminación racial
    • race hatred odio racial
    • Intermarriage among races over centuries accounts for the diverse physical features of Jamaicans.
    • The fact that I've grown up in an ethnically diverse society and had friends of all colours, races and religions doesn't seem to matter.
    • The report identifies wide variations in survival associated with race and ethnicity.
    • They sought to weld the country's diverse ethnicities into a Brazilian race defined in historical and cultural terms.
    • On the other hand, it also means that many whites simply don't know the facts about race today.
    • My earliest recollection of race is seeing the racial differences between me and some of my family members.
    • They belong to everyone without distinction as to sex, marital status, race or nationality.
    • The researchers also found discrepancies based on race and economic status.
    • The term racial discrimination denotes all forms of differential behaviour based on race.
    • He was deriding the Anthropological Society's attempts to categorise humanity into inferior and superior races based on physical appearance.
    • Many Tlingit people marry Euro-Americans, and a few marry into other races or other tribes.
    • The absence of meaningful dialogue at the national level about the role of race in teacher quality is perplexing.
    • One of the men is described as possibly Asian, or mixed race with a pale complexion.
    • He stated that if the wide gap between the two major races continued to exist it could lead to serious threats to security and economic development.
    • America is becoming a diverse melting pot of cultures, races and ethnic groups.
    • The punishments for violating the statute did not vary by condition, but by race and gender.
    • He persistently locates race and racial identity within the social relations of production between groups.
    • People of mixed race are being excluded from society and face prejudice from both sides.
    • Christina had thought the German Swiss a hard unsympathetic race.
    • Music does not distinguish between races or nationalities.
    • For Barres, this constituted a menace to the French nation, indeed to the French race, for it was a German ideology.
    • Jews represent a group of people rather than a distinct race or ethnicity.
    • Like gender, race and racial discourse played a key role in the health discourse.
    • I'd raised a little hell about the way the newspaper identified people by race.
    • It is possible that a study of gender and race might reveal that racial identity was more muted and class affinity bolder.
    • Haitians have been excluded because of their race and economic condition.
    • He wishes to claim that in this society sex is a more fundamental fact about people than race.
    • They are a distinct race, being of light skin and Caucasian features.
    • Different races clearly have different physical characteristics, but the case for a generalised superiority of one race over the other is weak.
    • In particular they need young men and people from ethnic minorities and mixed race to join.
    • We found, in fact, that the teachers repeatedly shifted the focus from race to socioeconomic status.
    • We need to help find ways for nations, races and tribes to put aside differences, and join together for the good of everyone.
    • Racism is the spurious belief that human characteristics and abilities are determined by race or ethnic origin.
    • And many issues affecting race relations and racial equality still haven't been resolved.
    • We belonged to the only race on earth more arrogant and sure of itself than Swedes.
    • People of European origin, Asians, and people of mixed race enjoy the best standard of living.
    • We Scots might be handsome but, as a race, we're not renowned for our height.
    • We are trying to find out why the British as a race find it amazingly funny to take their clothes off.
    • Almost all physical differences between the races are the result of adaptation to environment.
    • I think that America is still struggling with the question of race and racial other.
    • I became friends with many people of different nationalities, religions, colours, races, sexual orientations and from very many different backgrounds.
    • Natural selection did not stop operating on brain genes once humanity developed into distinct races.
  • 2

    (group)
    estirpe femenino
    the new race of young professionals la nueva estirpe de jóvenes profesionales
    • They treat the elderly like they treat travellers or gays or ethnic groups or women or whoever as a race apart, not as normal citizens.
    • As a matter of fact isn't ‘redneck’ a word used in disdain to describe a race and class of people?
    • He rejected environmental factors and claimed to have discovered a race of ‘born criminals’, who were marked out by certain cranial and facial irregularities.
    • This sedentary behaviour is apparently turning our kids into a race of slothful fatties who risk a reduced lifespan and other problems.
    • They are not a race apart - it could happen to any one of us at any time.
    • Forget stockies or naturally reproducing brown trout, saltwater sea trout are a race apart.
    • And the Kembles, as one Victorian novelist's daughter observed, strode through the world as a race apart.