Translation of broach in Spanish:

broach

Pronunciation: /brəʊtʃ/

vt

  • 1.1 (bring up) [matter/issue] mencionar I didn't dare broach the subject no me atreví a sacar or mencionar el tema
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    • Colonel Everson broached the difficult subject with the wizard.
    • But, perhaps with a few revisions, Pacamambo could become one of those unflinching stories that teachers and parents can rely on to broach difficult subjects.
    • It was difficult to broach the subject of empowerment or rehabilitation.
    1.2 (tap) [cask/barrel] espitar
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    • No barrel was broached at this year's Oktoberfest, since host Ina couldn't find the hammer.
    • Only St-Joseph and that paler shadow Crozes-Hermitage can sensibly be broached within their first five years.
    • Pattaya Mail's Peter Malhotra broached the ceremonial keg while muttering the immortal words ‘Ozapft is’ (the keg is tapped).

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