English translation of 'frente a'
See also frente
a. (= enfrente de) opposite
frente al hotel hay un banco there’s a bank opposite the hotel
ella está frente a mí she is facing or opposite me
el barco encalló frente a la costa irlandesa the boat ran aground off the Irish coast
b. (= en presencia de)
frente a las cámaras in front of the cameras
me encontré frente a una situación difícil I found myself facing a difficult situation
ceder frente a una amenaza to give way to or in the face of a threat
c. (= en oposición a)
el euro sigue fuerte frente al dólar the euro remains strong against the dollar
logró un 39% de los votos, frente al 49% de 1990 she got 39% of the vote, as against 49% in 1990
empataron frente al Santander they drew against or with Santander
frente a lo que pensaba, eran franceses in contrast to what I thought, they were French
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