Translation of through in Spanish:

through

por, prep

Pronunciation /θruː//θru/

preposition

  • 1

    • 1.1(from one side to the other)

      por
      she came in through the door entró por la puerta
      • look through the window mira por la ventana
      • it fell through that hole se cayó por ese agujero
      • it went right through the wall atravesó la pared de lado a lado
      • the current flows through the circuit la corriente fluye a través del circuito
      • to hear/feel sth through sth oír/sentir algo a través de algo
      • she peered through the keyhole miró por el agujero de la cerradura
      • he was shot through the head le pegaron un balazo en la cabeza
      • he was unable to breathe through his nose no podía respirar por la nariz
      • the truck crashed through the barrier el camión se llevó la barrera por delante
      • they struggled on through the crowd siguieron abriéndose paso entre la multitud
      • he spoke through clenched teeth dijo algo entre dientes
      • the chair flew through the air la silla voló por los aires
      • he strolled through the town center paseó por el centro de la ciudad
      • we drove through Munich atravesamos Munich en coche
      • we sailed through the Suez Canal pasamos por el Canal de Suez en barco
      • we searched through her belongings registramos sus pertenencias
      • she glanced through the magazine hojeó la revista
      • I worked my way through the textbook me leí el texto de punta a punta

    • 1.2(past, beyond)

      to be through sth haber pasado algo
      • we're through the preliminary stages already ya hemos pasado las fases iniciales

  • 2

    • 2.1(in time)

      we worked through the night trabajamos durante toda la noche
      • she won't live through the night de esta noche no pasa
      • she slept through the entire lecture durmió durante toda la conferencia
      • half-way through his speech cuando iba (/ vaya etc. ) por la mitad del discurso
      • she helped him through a difficult period le ayudó a superar un período difícil
      • after everything we've been through together después de todo lo que hemos pasado juntos
      • through the centuries a través de los siglos
      • I can't sit through another two-hour sermon no puedo aguantar otro sermón de dos horas

    • 2.2US (until and including)

      Tuesday through Thursday I stay in New York de martes a jueves me quedo en Nueva York
      • offer good through May 31 oferta válida hasta el 31 de mayo
      • October through December desde octubre hasta diciembre inclusive

  • 3

    (by)
    she spoke through an interpreter habló a través de un intérprete
    • I heard about it through a friend me enteré a través de / por un amigo
    • through his help I eventually found an apartment gracias a su ayuda / mediante su ayuda finalmente encontré un apartamento
    • through no fault of her own sin tener culpa alguna
    • it happened through carelessness ocurrió por falta de cuidado

adverb

  • 1

    (from one side to the other)
    come through, please! ¡pasen, por favor!
    • the train sped through without stopping el tren pasó a toda velocidad sin parar
    • he barged through pasó dando empujones
    • we're just traveling through estamos de paso
    • the sun came through salió el sol
    • the red paint shows through se nota la pintura roja que hay debajo
  • 2

    (in time, process)
    we worked through without a break trabajamos sin parar para descansar
    • she's never played the piece through nunca ha tocado toda la pieza (desde el principio hasta el final)
    • all night through durante toda la noche
  • 3

    (completely)
    wet/soaked through mojado/calado hasta los huesos
  • 4

    through and through
    • he's a soldier through and through es militar hasta la médula
    • it's a subject which he knows through and through es un tema que se conoce al dedillo

adjective

  • 1

    Transport
    (train/route) directo
    through traffic tráfico de paso masculine
    • no through road calle sin salida
  • 2informal

    (finished)
    aren't you through yet? ¿no has terminado aún?
    • as a journalist, you're through como periodista, estás acabado
    • to be through with sb/sth haber terminado con algn/algo
    • to be through ( with ) -ing
    • I'm through with her/him he terminado con ella/él
    • when I'm through with you cuando haya terminado contigo
    • are you through with the atlas? ¿has terminado con el atlas?
    • I'm through trying to be nice to you no pienso seguir tratando de ser amable contigo
  • 3British

    Telecommunications
    you're through! ¡hable!
    • we're through to Madrid nos han conectado con Madrid