There are 2 translations of clutch in Spanish:

clutch1

Pronunciation: /klʌtʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (grasp) to make a clutch at sth intentar agarrar algo she felt the clutch of the tentacle around her leg sintió como el tentáculo le agarraba la pierna or se le aferraba a la pierna
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    • She dropped her sword because his clutch was so tight, she nearly passed out.
    • In one desperate clutch at a straw, the company announced that it would start trading in weather!
    • You quickly tighten the clutch, as tight as you dare, then hang on!
    1.2
    (clutches pl)
    garras (fpl) to be in/fall into sb's/sth's clutches estar*/caer* en las garras de algn/algo
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    • Fear gripped her in icy clutches despite the heat, and then, strangely, it ran down her skin in cold waves like snowmelt down a majestic mountain.
    • She moves out, leaving him in the clutches of the two strangers.
    • The cold clutches of reality gripped her stomach with a death hold as she realized… It was all real.
    1.3 (difficult, crucial situation) (AmE) in the clutch [colloquial/familiar] en las emergencias (before n) clutch situation situación (f) de emergencia
  • 3 3.1 (of eggs) nidada (f) 3.2 (group, bunch) puñado (m)
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    • We collected clutches, incubated the eggs, and took blood samples from hatching young.
    • The female incubates her large clutch, and both parents tend the hatchlings.
    • The female incubates the clutch of eggs, which can vary from 4 to 6, but usually consists of 5 eggs.
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    • Almost 10,000 clutches of chicks were purchased for families in Central America.
    • For example, a donation buys a clutch of chicks for a family in Central America, which will give that family an ongoing supply of eggs, meat and additional income.
    • The proceeds amounted to 115 which bought a clutch of chicks, a goat and a Family Survival Kit.
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    • I was surrounded by a clutch of girls and young men - my sisters and brothers.
    • The students have picked up a clutch of medals at the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show.
    • Today, thanks to the professional services offered by a clutch of landscape artists, gardening has assumed an altogether different dimension.
  • 4clutch bag

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f
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Cultural fact of the day

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There are 2 translations of clutch in Spanish:

clutch2

vt

  • 1.1 (grab) agarrar 1.2 (hold close, tightly) tener* firmemente agarrado he came in clutching a bunch of flowers entró con un ramo de flores en la mano she clutched the child to her breast estrechó or apretó al niño contra su pecho
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    • She froze, one hand gripping the doorknob and the other clutching the shawl tightly to her chest.
    • She yelled back, tightly clutching the seatbelt running diagonally down her chest.
    • His wife, a petite blonde, stands beside him clutching a glass of wine and smiling stiffly.

vi

  • to clutch at sth tratar de agarrarse de algo she clutched at that faint hope se aferró a aquel rayo de esperanza

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.