Spanish Word of the Day
Saturday, December 14, 2013
exterior noun: the exterior, the outside
    la imagen de Méjico en el exterior Mexico’s image abroad
    No hemos recibido noticias del exterior. We haven’t had any news from abroad.
  • The other meaning, abroad, is an extension of the first meaning, because it refers to things outside your own country:
    la imagen de Méjico en el exterior Mexico’s image abroad
    No hemos recibido noticias del exterior. We haven’t had any news from abroad.
    Salimos al exterior a tomar el aire. We went outside to get some fresh air.
  • The phrase salir al exterior is a slightly formal way of saying to go outside:
    la imagen de Méjico en el exterior Mexico’s image abroad
    No hemos recibido noticias del exterior. We haven’t had any news from abroad.
    Salimos al exterior a tomar el aire. We went outside to get some fresh air.
    El exterior del edificio. The outside of the building.
  • One meaning of exterior is very similar to English. It means the exterior or outside of something.
    la imagen de Méjico en el exterior Mexico’s image abroad
    No hemos recibido noticias del exterior. We haven’t had any news from abroad.
    Salimos al exterior a tomar el aire. We went outside to get some fresh air.
    El exterior del edificio. The outside of the building.
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