Translation of curbstone in Spanish:


piedra del curb, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkəːbstəʊn//ˈkərbˌstoʊn/


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    piedra del curb feminine
    • My lifelong entanglement with pay phones dates me; when I was young they were just there, a given, often as stubborn and uncongenial as the curbstone underfoot.
    • The sparrows were merry along the curbstones, taking bath after bath in the water and ruffling their feathers with delight.
    • The cross marks in curbstones, indicators of which stonemason cut it, or of a parallel city.
    • He hit his head on a curbstone and died three days later.
    • He traversed the gamut of the masonry trades from foundation to lintel, bridge abutment to gravestone, and from skyscraper to curbstone.
    • Brezhnev, who finally helped unseat him, recalled that Khrushchev had once called his Kremlin colleagues "dogs peeing on curbstones."
    • The stones of the passage and of its entrance curbstone were ornamented with spiral and other designs characteristic of megalithic art in the Atlantic region of prehistoric Europe.
    • He turned the mare up to the curbstone.
    • Its physical manifestation appearing in the painted curbstones, flags and murals that demarcate the borders of the two communities in working class areas of most towns and cities throughout Ulster.
    • Growth of cities and the need to pave their streets produced a demand for millions of paving blocks and miles of curbstones.
    • When Lenin died, the soldiers sat on the curbstones and wept, and the workers ran from their machines and shook their fists to the skies.
    • Hartman retreated to the curbstone, but West followed him, his face like a thunder-cloud.
    • One of them is a construction worker who can unload heavy curbstones by hand.
    • That was my mistake recently when I crammed my rear, left-side tire against the jagged curbstone in front of my apartment.
    • Many towns are installing crisp new granite curbstones along their streets to replace the crumbling concrete that replaced earlier granite curbstones.
    • Dead leaves along the curbstones were white with frost.