descanso translation | Spanish-English dictionary



1    (=reposo)   rest  
los niños no me dejan ni un minuto de descanso      the children don't give me a moment's rest  
hoy es jornada de descanso en la competición      today is a rest day in the competition  
el silencio será bueno para el descanso del bebé      the quiet will be a good chance for the baby to get some rest o sleep  
tengo tres días de descanso a la semana      I get three days off every week  
2    (=pausa)   break,   (Dep)   half-time,   (Teat)   interval, intermission   (EEUU)     
hago un descanso cada dos horas      I have o take a break every two hours  
estudió sin descanso hasta aprobar      she studied constantly until she passed  
condujo toda la noche sin descanso      he drove all night without a break  
3    (=alivio)   relief  
ya he aprobado, ¡qué descanso!      I've passed! what a relief!  
es un descanso saber que estás tan cerca      it puts my mind at rest to know you are so close by  
4      (Rel)  
rogamos una oración por su eterno descanso      we ask you to pray for her eternal rest  
5      (en escalera)    landing
6      (Téc)   rest, support
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
estudió sin descanso hasta aprobar exp.
she studied constantly until she passed

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
I have {o} take a break every two hours
all work and no play makes jack a dully boy
day off ; rest day ; day of rest
rest area
we shall continue after a short break {o} a brief pause
I could do with a rest
he drove all night without a break
'descanso' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
el descanso
el descanso
en el descanso
sin descanso
hagamos un descanso aquí
un descanso de 10 minutos
un descanso para tomar café
un descanso te sentará bien
sin descanso {or} descansar
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"descanso": examples and translations in context
Necesita descanso para preparar este trabajo. He is going to need rest to prepare for this job.
No buscamos descanso, queremos escapar. It's not rest we seek, only escape.
Tendrás tres clases seguidas, luego un descanso. You'll have 3 classes in a row, then a break.
Tómate el descanso un poco antes. I think you can take your break a little early.
Necesitaré ayuda y ambos necesitamos un descanso. I need some help and I think we could both use the break.
Necesita un descanso, y reflexionar. You need a rest, and to do a lot of thinking.
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