cuesta = to cost

cuesta = slope feminine noun

1cuesta, etc.

English Translation of CUESTA

costar

Related to CUESTA

Sometimes Confused With: cuesta (costar)

2cuesta

feminine noun

English Translation of CUESTA

1
: slope cuesta arriba uphill
2
a cuestas : on one's back

Examples of CUESTA

    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 ir cuesta abajo to go downhill 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 siempre va con su guitarra a cuestas he always goes around with his guitar on his back or slung over his shoulder llevé al niño a cuestas a la cama I carried the child up to bed on my back or shoulders se recorrieron Europa con la mochila a cuestas they went backpacking all around Europe

Related to CUESTA

Synonyms: subida; bajada
Antonyms: subida

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