There are 2 main translations of bowl in Spanish:

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bowl 1

American English: /boʊl/
British English: /bəʊl/

noun

  • 2 2.1
    (American English) (stadium, arena)
    2.2 (hollow)
    Example sentences
    • Her wings had long since begun to ache when she finally crossed the circle of mountains into the natural bowl beyond.
    • It was a mile-long track, kidney shaped, roughly on the alignment of the present road circuit in a natural bowl of giving spectators wonderful viewing.
    • Where the road was, the house seemed to be at the bottom of a shallow bowl of weeds and terrain.
    Example sentences
    • But the stadium is a bowl with two tiers all the way round and it's kind of on top of you.
    • Cleveland has a fresh face and while Pittsburgh is in the process of ditching the Three Rivers' stadium, it is not to build a space-age out-of-town bowl or dome.
    • The defence which resisted Holland in the orange bowl of the arena for two hours last week was breached three times at home by Denmark during the qualifying campaign.

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bowl 2
American English: /boʊl/
British English: /bəʊl/

noun

  • (in bowls) see alsobowls
    Example sentences
    • You will find there is less catchment area for the wind to affect the bowl on its course.
    • He came back with a bruise on his cheek where the troll had hit him with a wooden bowl, and grinning like a mad man.
    • Arun groaned, a sound that redoubled in frustration as he saw the wooden bowl resting on the ground.

transitive verb

  • 1.1 (in bowling)
    (ball)
    he bowled 227
    hizo 227 puntos
    he bowled a perfect game
    jugó muy bien
    1.2 (in cricket)
    (ball)
    (batsman)
    Example sentences
    • The floodlit one-day international between West Indies and New Zealand A at Bristol was abandoned without a ball being bowled because of persistent heavy rain.
    • It was re-arranged to take place at the HSBC Bank Sports Club ground at Beckenham last month - but was again rained off, without a ball being bowled.
    • Challengers Windermere and Warton were due to come head-to-head for the first time this summer but not a ball was bowled at Windermere because of the conditions.
    Example sentences
    • On the other side of it, what if an illegal-action bowler bowls a batsman out consistently?
    • He is bowled for a duck in his final Test innings
    • The home side made a bright start with 64 for the first wicket where Rob Taylor was bowled for 41.
    Example sentences
    • Because wickets are nowhere near as important as runs, one of the two pillars upon which cricket is built (the ability to bowl a side out) is temporarily removed for the one-day game, then reinstalled like a drop-in pitch for Test matches.
    • We do not believe we can bowl a side out during a Test.
    • The idea was to score quickly, at as close to four an over as possible, so as to put the game out of the reach of the opposition and allow yourself time enough to bowl a side out twice.
    Example sentences
    • At dawn alert next day Suwanti chained the dogs away from a round jungle-green enigma then bowled the baby into the hedge to its kind.
    • Are they enjoying their comfy suburb, maybe walking the dog through their local park, burning a few snags, or just bowling a few balls to their kids?
    • This from a little boy with home-made stumps bowling tennis balls.

intransitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (in bowls, bowling) to go bowling
    (ir a jugar a los bolos, la petanca, las bochas etc)
    1.2 (in cricket)
  • 2 (move fast)
    (person/bike/bus/train)
    ir como un bólido
    we were bowling down o along the street
    íbamos como bólidos por la calle
    Example sentences
    • Graham and I took a wing each, and bowling along down the slope we got up enough speed and launched the lumbering thing into the void.
    • Do you realise, my darling inflated panther, that now you can go bowling in any direction you like?
    • When I first see her she's bowling along a Soho street, looking late and anxious, in a pair of hippy maroon cords and a flappy purple jumper.

Phrasal verbs

bowl over

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1.1 (knock down)
tirar al suelo
1.2 (impress) See examples: we were completely bowled over by the beauty of the island
la belleza de la isla nos dejó pasmados or boquiabiertos
I wasn't bowled over by her singing
no me entusiasmó demasiado como cantó

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