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cliffhanger

Pronunciation: /ˈklɪfˌhæŋər; ˈklɪfˌhæŋə(r)/

Translation of cliffhanger in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (tense situation) situación (feminine) tensa each episode ends with a cliffhanger cada episodio termina con una situación de suspenso or (Spain/España) de suspense
    Example sentences
    • Of course, in keeping with the name of the program, each episode of each serial ended with a cliffhanger.
    • And then, like a dramatic cliffhanger, the day ended.
    • Complications arise during the surgery, but a cliffhanger ending leads the audience to wonder if Dr. Brown has managed a second miracle.
    1.2 (serial) serie (feminine) de suspenso or (Spain/España) de suspense
    Example sentences
    • Good handicapping meant clashes like the Jane Fletcher Memorial Cup match between Chowbent B and Metro A stayed a cliffhanger until the final games.
    • Knights supporters took over South Leeds Stadium yesterday and witnessed the latest in a long line of heart-stopping stories stolen from the script of a comic-book cliffhanger.
    • It's going to be a cliffhanger, and you're going to have the same story in 2000.

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