Translation of inside in Spanish:

inside

interior, n.

Pronunciation /ɪnˈsaɪd//ɪnˈsʌɪd/

noun

  • 1

    • 1.1(interior part)

      interior masculine
      from the inside out desde el interior hacia afuera
      • the inside of the house is in very good repair el interior de la casa está muy bien
      • the door had been locked from the inside habían cerrado la puerta con llave por dentro

    • 1.2(inner side, surface)

      parte de dentro feminine
      parte de adentro feminine Latin America
      the jacket's padded on the inside la chaqueta es acolchada por dentro

    • 1.3

      he tried to pass me on the inside (in UK etc) me quiso adelantar por la izquierda

      parte más cercana al centro

    • 1.4(of organization)

      we've got a man on the inside tenemos a alguien infiltrado

  • 2insides plural
    informal

    (internal organs)
    tripas feminine informal

preposition

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    • 1.1(within)

      dentro de
      inside the building dentro del edificio
      • an actor must get inside a character's skin el actor debe compenetrarse con el personaje

    • 1.2(into)

      he followed her inside the bar la siguió al interior / hasta dentro del bar

  • 2informal

    (in expressions of time)
    we did the journey inside 3 hours hicimos el viaje en menos de 3 horas
    • she finished 2 seconds inside (of) the previous record batió el récord anterior por 2 segundos

adverb

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    (within)
    dentro
    adentro Latin America
    what's inside? ¿qué hay dentro?
    • I had a strange feeling inside sentí una cosa por dentro
    • deep down inside I know that … en el fondo yo sé que …
    • His grotto is decorated with rooftop snow and festive lights and inside the chalet the floor is littered with presents.
    • The child was finally found huddled inside a flat with her mother, surrounded by bin bags full of rotting food.
    • When you push the buttons on the back of him, he punches, and when you press down to write, a light inside the thing flashes.
    • He says they gave us more light and the air inside the house will be much, much better.
    • There is nothing more gray, stultifying, or dreary than a life lived inside the confines of a theory.
    • Lights are on inside the house but no one can hear her silent cries for help.
    • The crafts themselves can also be created using small hot air balloons or ordinary balloons with lights inside them.
    • His powder-blue eyes were dimmed into greyness by the brown light inside the store.
    • The restaurant has an outdoor terrace and a few tables situated inside.
    • The salty breeze and the large beach are a welcome relief for many who are cooped up inside flats and apartments.
    • Also visible without binoculars, was a circle of lights inside the larger circle.
    • There is a low light inside the house, which emanates through the front windows and out onto the veranda.
    • It must be freezing out there, or perhaps it's just hot inside the confines of the apartment.
    • There was no light except for the light inside the tanks and the computers running by themselves.
    • Anyway, after I cut some eyes, a nose and a mouth in it and lit a tea candle inside the thing, it did look quite eerie.
    • A casino and arcade games will also be situated inside the house itself.
    • By the waning light inside the teepee, Laurie and Gil knew that night was approaching.
    • The light inside the building blasted into her eyes, making her have to blink many times to get used to it.
    • A light went on inside the café and a moment later Yevy peered through the window, then unlocked the door.
    • No lights were on inside the embassy, even though I visited at one in the afternoon.
  • 2

    (indoors)
    dentro
    adentro Latin America
    come inside pasa
  • 3informal

    (in prison)
    entre rejas informal
    a la sombra informal
    • Some have committed murder while inside and then got a life sentence on top.
    • A lot of the prisoners write about how hard it is inside and hopefully when they leave prison they will reflect on this.

adjective

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    (pages) interior
    (pocket) interior
    (pocket) de dentro
    (pocket) de adentro Latin America
    what's your inside leg measurement? ¿cuánto tiene / mide de entrepierna?
    • Mr. Taylor drew a folded up collection of papers from the inside pocket of his gray overcoat.
    • Sprinkle water every hour on the pot to keep down the inside temperature.
    • Josh tucked the flashlight back into the inside pocket of his open jacket and pulled out his set of keys.
    • He took out his cell phone and said something quickly into it, then returned it to his inside pocket.
    • She reached a pale hand into the inside pocket of her messenger bag and pulled out an automatic pistol.
    • His hand brushed across his inside pocket, where he felt the outline of the key.
    • Ivan folded the message, put it in the inside pocket of his coat and timidly turned round.
    • And to ensure she does not lose the ring, she says she will glue it to the inside pocket of her suit.
    • For an example of this, look at the inside cover of a Canadian passport.
    • He followed the sentry into the restroom, hand reaching into his inside pocket.
    • Then pulled out a metallic spray can from the inside pocket of his heavy trench coat.
    • Purses and wallets in coat pockets make for an easy target, so put your cash, cards and keys in an inside pocket well out of reach.
    • He rummaged through his inside coat pocket and pulled out a small and very slim recording tape.
    • He grabbed it off the wall, reached for his inside pocket and thought his hand had entered a fire pit.
    • He had the cigarettes hidden away and the lighter hidden away somewhere in an inside pocket.
    • He reaches into his inside pocket and pulls out a bag filled with brown leaves.
    • Carry your wallet in an inside pocket, preferably one which can fasten never in your back pocket
    • Lazarus pulled it out of the inside pocket of his robe, where he put it earlier, and handed it to the old man.
    • He tucks it swiftly in the inside pocket of his denim jacket, and will never feel the need to wear a comedy
    • He reached into the inside pocket of the black suit he was wearing and pulled out a small, red jewel.
  • 2

    (from within group)
    (information) de dentro
    (information) de adentro Latin America
    police think the robbery was an inside job la policía cree que alguien de la empresa (or casa etc.) está implicado en el robo
    • the inside story on the latest Royal scandal la verdad sobre el último escándalo de la casa real
    • The vast majority of these tips are simply links to other published sources, not original bits of inside info.
    • I will give you the inside scoop on some of the best freebies offered on the site.
    • Other than an inside account of the competing pressures on Annan, however, there is little new information here.
    • While family members may not respond to these epistles, we do know some of the inside details.
    • I have a little inside skinny on M.I.A.'s progress - a friend of mine named Dylan is running sound for her tour.
    • So not fair how the inside buzz on all things celeb are only for Tinseltownies?
    • It's an inside look and commentary on Sandman, and an excellent one.
    • Next, we were hearing from inside sources that the targets might in fact be Somalia or Sudan.
    • Also ahead here, an inside look at one of the most powerful families in American politics.
    • I travel up from Portsmouth and with a bit of inside knowledge I can safely say Wanderers will finish above Pompey.
    • We have an inside source who was present at the rally and is familiar with the reporters involved.