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bolt

Sinónimos de bolt en inglés:

sustantivo

  • 1 he managed to slip the bolt on the shed door
    bar, lock, catch, latch, fastener, hasp, pin
  • 2 nuts and bolts
    rivet, pin, peg, screw
  • 3 I heard the click of a crossbow, and a bolt whirred over my head
    arrow, quarrel, dart, shaft, missile, projectile
    literary reed
  • 4 the house was struck by a bolt of lightning
    flash, shaft, streak, burst, discharge, flare, fulmination
    archaic levin
  • 5 Marco made a bolt for the door
    dash, dart, run, sprint, rush, bound, leap, jump, spring, gallop
  • 6 a bolt of cloth
    roll, reel, spool, bundle, bale, parcel, packet, quantity, amount
  • Frases

    a bolt from the blue/a bolt out of the blue
    it was a bolt out of the blue when Alan resigned
    shock, surprise, bombshell, jolt, thunderbolt, revelation, source of amazement
    informal turn-up for the books, shocker, whammy

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  • 1 he bolted the door behind us
    [Antónimos] unbolt, open
  • 2 the lid was bolted down
    rivet, pin, clamp, peg, screw, batten, pinion;
    fasten, fix, secure
  • 3 Anna turned and bolted from the room
    dash, dart, run, sprint, hurtle, rush, hurry, fly, shoot, flash, spring, leap, bound, start;
    informal tear, zoom, skedaddle, scram, beat it, leg it, scoot, make oneself scarce
    British informal flit, scarper, do a bunk
    North American informal hightail (it), take a powder, cut and run
  • 4 he bolted down his breakfast
    gobble, gulp, wolf, guzzle, devour, gorge (oneself) on, eat greedily/hungrily
    informal tuck into, put/pack away, demolish, polish off, scoff (down), down, stuff one's face with, pig oneself on, murder, shovel down
    British informal shift, gollop
    Northern Irish informal gorb
    North American informal scarf (down/up), snarf (down/up), inhale
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    Frases

    bolt upright
    Joanna sat bolt upright on her chair
    [Antónimos] slouching
    straight, rigidly, stiffly, completely upright
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