atravesar - translation to English
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atravesar - translation to English

cross, traverse, pass over; outstep; break through; pierce
= pass through, pierce, traverse, go through, insinuate + Posesivo + way through, break through, stab, get through, make + Posesivo + way through.
Ex: The scheme has passed through nineteen editions.
Ex: She waited like Saint Sebastian for the arrows to begin piercing her.
Ex: As he traversed the length of the corridor to the media center, Anthony Datto reflected on the events that had brought him to this unhappy pass.
Ex: A shock of resistance and antagonism went through Zachary Ponder.
Ex: As they insinuated their way through the stack area, the secretary responded that all she knew was that the director had just returned from a meeting.
Ex: Is there a glass ceiling for librarians? If so, what's the best way to break through it?.
Ex: He listened to me and then said "ˆre you finished?" and just walked away -- The woman sat up, as if stabbed.
Ex: I think that the so-called average person often exhibits a great deal of heroism in getting through an ordinary day.
Ex: By the time the Invincible Armada had made its way through the Channel it was dispersed and shattered and broken.
* atravesando momentos difíciles = beleaguered.
* atravesar fronteras = tread across + boundaries.
* que atraviesa la ciudad = cross-town.
to go through
to pierce
to cross
to span
to bridge
to lie across
to transfix
to interpose
to bet
to stake


Pronunciation examples for atravesar
1. tener que volver y atravesar en plena guerra las líneas enemigas
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Examples of use of atravesar
1. Teníamos que atravesar la plaza para ir al palacio.
2. Debimos atravesar momentos difíciles y con escasos recursos.
3. Es capaz de atravesar pasito a pasito auténticos desiertos.
4. Crearon un rayo láser que permite atravesar objetos sólidos.
5. La cantante habla del dolor que viene de atravesar.