In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1(under)debajo deabajo de Latin Americathe room directly below this one — la habitación justo abajo de esta Latin America
- 500m below the surface — a 500m bajo la superficie / por debajo de la superficie
1.2(downstream of)más abajo de
2(inferior, junior to)por debajo deall employees below executive level — todos los empleados por debajo del nivel ejecutivo
3(less than)por debajo debelow average — inferior a / por debajo de la media
- interest rates are back below 10% — los tipos de interés vuelven a estar por debajo del 10%
- if you earn below £8,000 a year — si ganas menos de 8.000 libras al año
- below zero — bajo cero
- if the temperature falls below 20°C — si la temperatura desciende por debajo de 20°C
- below standard — por debajo del nivel exigido
1.1(underneath)abajoput it on the shelf below — ponlo en el estante de abajo
- the people in the apartment below — la gente del apartamento de abajo
- down below we could see … — abajo veíamos …
- seen from below — visto desde abajo
- So he jumped below and spread the chart of Mag Bay out on the table and yelled soundings and direction to me.
- If you slip, you go tumbling over the roof into the expanse below.
- He fell past the tree and onto the ground below.
- And one, two three....the young giant leapt into the Sea below.
- It fell a few feet below us, then came zooming back up straight at me.
1.2Nauticalabajoto go below — bajar
- Eight oclock came, and the watch went below, and, for the whole of the first hour, the ship was tearing on, with studding-sails out, alow and aloft, and the night as dark as a pocket.
- Despite the excitement of my first sea voyage, I was asleep almost as soon as we went below to the cabin which I shared with my baby brother Charles, just seven months old.
- I went below to rest, because I would be on watch later.
- The wind at the time the captain went below was blowing a fresh breeze from east-north-east, with a heavy sea, which increased to a violent gale; he was, however, not called until 2 o'clock.
- We did not think it very serious so went below again cursing the iceberg for disturbing us.
1.3literary (on earth)en la tierrahere below — aquí en la tierra
2(in text)más abajosee diagram below — véase el diagrama más abajo
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3(of temperature)20 (degrees) below — 20 (grados) bajo cero
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