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descanso

  
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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
exp.
I have {o} take a break every two hours
adv.
all work and no play makes jack a dully boy
n.
day off ; rest day ; day of rest
nm.
rest area
exp.
we shall continue after a short break {o} a brief pause
exp.
I could do with a rest
exp.
he drove all night without a break
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'descanso' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adv.
¡descanso!
n.
el descanso
n.
el descanso
exp.
sin descanso
exp.
en el descanso
exp.
hagamos un descanso aquí
exp.
un descanso de 10 minutos
exp.
un descanso te sentará bien
exp.
un descanso para tomar café
exp.
sin descanso {or} descansar
"descanso": examples and translations in context
Tenemos unos días de descanso por tu cara. We have to rest a few days anyway because of your face.
Continuaremos después que haya tenido mi descanso. We'll continue after I've got my rest.
Necesitas tomarte un descanso, o morirás. You need to take a break, or you'll die.
Pero, podría servirme el descanso. But, uh, I could use the break.
Sólo tómese un descanso unos días. Just take a break for a few days.
Decidimos regresar al helipuerto y tomar un descanso. We decided that we would just head back to the heliport and take a break.
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