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tilt

Pronunciación: /tɪlt/

Traducción de tilt en español:

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • inclinar he tilted his head to one side ladeó la cabeza to tilt sth back/forward inclinar algo hacia atrás/adelante

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (slope) inclinarse the chair nearly tilted over la silla casi se cae para atrás her eyebrows tilted in surprise arqueó las cejas sorprendida 1.2 (in jousting) to tilt at sb/sth acometer or arremeter (lanza en ristre) contra algn/algo
    Example sentences
    • The same might be said of rifle practice, as compared with bravely tilting at an enemy with spear and shield upon an open field of battle.
    • But he's already tilted at, and failed to land, Spain's Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria and Germany's Commerzbank.
    Example sentences
    • When Morgan left in 1996 the balance of power was tilting gently again towards Kerry.
    • It's a travesty because if anything the axis of power has been tilting back towards men in recent years.
    • I eased off the brakes and pulled on the power lines by tilting the handles towards me.

noun/nombre

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