cuesta abajo translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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down the hill
to go downhill
a car was coming down the hill at full {o} top speed
it doesn't cost much
it costs very little
it's worth a fucking fortune
it costs a fortune
it costs the earth
it costs next to nothing
'cuesta abajo' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
fue cuesta abajo
ir cuesta abajo
ir cuesta abajo
rodamos cuesta abajo
fue rodando cuesta abajo
los niños iban rodando cuesta abajo
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1    (=pendiente)   hill, slope  
mi casa está al final de la cuesta      my house is at the top of the hill  
una cuesta empinada      a steep slope  
bajamos la cuesta corriendo      we ran down the hill  
→ cuesta abajo      downhill  
ir cuesta abajo      to go downhill  
→ cuesta arriba      uphill  
me canso más cuando voy cuesta arriba      I get more tired when I go uphill  
se me hace muy cuesta arriba estudiar tan tarde      I find it a struggle to study so late at night  
la cuesta de enero      period of financial stringency following Christmas spending   period of financial stringency following Christmas spending  
2    → a cuestas      on one's back  
siempre va con su guitarra a cuestas      he always goes around with his guitar on his back o slung over his shoulder  
llevé al niño a cuestas a la cama      I carried the child up to bed on my back o shoulders  
se recorrieron Europa con la mochila a cuestas      they went backpacking all around Europe  
se echa todas las responsabilidades a cuestas      she takes all the responsibilities on her own shoulders  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"cuesta abajo": examples and translations in context
Detrás de la montaña, irán cuesta abajo hasta la meta. Beyond that next mountain, it's all downhill to the finish line.
Lleva desde el 69 andando cuesta abajo. He's been walking downhill since 1969.
No quieres que tu hijo vaya cuesta abajo por donde tú vas. You don't want your boy going down the same road you're on.
Tú vas cuesta abajo a los cuarenta. You're over the hill at forty.
Claro que no sabe que rodará cuesta abajo. Of course, he doesn't know it's going to roll down into the street.
Después de LaGuardia, el camino es cuesta abajo. I wouldn't eat that shrimp if you were you. God knows how long it's been in there.
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