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hitch

Pronunciación: /hɪtʃ/

Traducción de hitch en español:

noun/nombre

  • 3 (knot) nudo (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • Lash ropes and diamond hitches are untied, the horses unpacked and then hobbled or tethered in the meadow below camp.
    • Also available is The Klutz Book of Knots, a step-by-step manual on how to tie the world's 24 most useful hitches, ties, warps and knots.
  • 4 (ride) [colloquial/familiar] we got a hitch to Dover nos llevaron hasta Dover, nos dieron (un) aventón hasta Dover (Colombia) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • For all its water-tightness and lack of style, all the stuff I tried to read, passed through MSOffice grammar check without a hitch!
    • It wasn't easy to do, but English class finally started without a hitch and my headache remained in the back corner of my mind.
    • Luckily, the surgery was completed without a hitch and the patient was informed of the problem.
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • The Admiral recruited me after I had served a hitch in the Navy.
    • Americans in uniform, whether they serve for one hitch or an entire career, are taught to view themselves as professionals.
    • On the troop ship home were a bunch of criminals - American soldiers who had spent most of their hitch in the brig.
  • 5 (period of service) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] he did a three-year hitch in the navy pasó tres años enganchado en la marina [colloquial/familiar]
  • 6 (fastening device) enganche (masculine)
    Oraciones de ejemplo
    • These pieces of equipment can be easily attached to a trailer hitch and taken from a job site.
    • Some rear bumpers may come with a built-in step or a trailer hitch that will add more functionality to your Chevrolet pickup or SUV.
    • Headlights, brush guard and trailer hitch without ball are standard features.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1 (attach) to hitch sth to sth enganchar algo a algo to get hitched [colloquial/familiar] casarse, matrimoniarse [colloquial/familiar] [humorous/humorístico]
  • 2 (move) he hitched his chair nearer to the fire acercó or arrimó su silla al fuego
  • 3 (thumb) [colloquial/familiar] to hitch a ride o (in British English also/en inglés británico también) a lift hacer* dedo [colloquial/familiar], hacer* autostop, ir* de aventón (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar], pedir* cola (Venezuela) [colloquial/familiar] he hitched a ride on a truck lo recogió or le paró un camión I hitched my way to Paris fui a París a dedo or (Mexico/México) de aventón or (Venezuela) en cola [colloquial/familiar]

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

Verbos con partícula

hitch up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 (pull up) [trousers/petticoat/shirt] remangarse*, subirse, levantarse 1.2 (attach) [horses/cart] enganchar 1.1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio (move up) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], correrse hitch up a bit and make room for me córrete un poquito para hacerme un lugar

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