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1(run/walk) cuesta abajoto go downhill — ir de mal en peor
- Starting downhill we encounter a bear hole, dug in pursuit of a ground squirrel.
- Follow the cobbles downhill and through a gate to reach the canal's lower level on the left.
- Stile to path at 1 o'clock which then zigzags downhill via posts.
- Police said the landslide had swept seven houses some 30 meters downhill in the hilly residential area of Candi after a retaining wall broke early on Saturday.
- When skiing downhill the bindings are locked, and skins and crampons removed.
- Anyone with half an inkling knows that water traditionally runs downhill, after all Newton and his love of apples determined that fact.
- Now, you know when an avalanche goes downhill it gains momentum.
- The trail eventually takes a few short and steep upturns, but for the most part just flows downhill like water.
- I'm not even sure whether I'm heading downhill or not.
- Shaped like a big horseshoe, this place starts with a bowled off mini ramp of sorts and runs downhill.
- A funicular railway scales the mountain to the jumping-off point for the sledge run, which winds five kilometres downhill back to the railway terminus.
- After a few yards downhill we could see the roofs of Thoralby and a few minutes later were strolling its old street to The George Inn.
- Also, when I am going downhill the car will pick up revs, but on uphill gradients loses almost all power.
- There is no question that the bigger wheels are faster downhill and considerably more stable.
- The original Glencolumbkille House was located on a lower site 100 yards downhill.
- Obviously the logical answer is that it always flows downhill, and it is an illusion that the road's length slants upwards.
- If hitting the ball uphill, you had to calculate how far back downhill it would roll, and at what angle.
- Right at tracks T-junction, 200 yards downhill, left between farm buildings.
- The route drops to a dead-end road called Smearbottom Lane further uphill, but downhill it becomes Hawthorns Lane and we took its very steep and metalled surface.
- The ice-encrusted cairn eventually appeared through the gloom and I was glad to retrace my steps downhill to a little niche where I could find some semblance of shelter.
1(downward)(path) cuesta abajoa downhill slope — una pendiente
2(in skiing)(race/racer) de descenso contra-reloj
3(easy, pleasant)it's all downhill from here — de aquí en adelante todo va a marchar sobre ruedas / todo va a ser coser y cantar
1(in skiing)the downhill — el descenso contra-reloj
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