Translation of collar in Spanish:
- 1 (Clothing) to grab somebody by the collaragarrar a alguien del cuelloto get hot under the collarExample sentences
- In the context of an interview with mainstream corporate America, it's best to cover your tattoos and piercings with long-sleeved shirts, blouses, collars, and such.
- Tweed jackets are popular with the men, along with garish ties and socks, coloured shirts with white collars, coats with velvet lapels, yellow cords - all topped off with a flat cap or a trilby.
- The dangling detached polo shirt collars and tiny tee shirts may take some getting used to.
- 3 (Zoology)Example sentences
- Then, if all went well, they would outfit the two-and-a-half-foot-long bird with a radio collar and transmitter.
- Testosterone-implanted males (with a control collar) were trialed against males with red, orange, blue, and control brown collars.
- One option was to fit animals with GPS collars, which get position fixes from satellites to monitor movements and activity patterns.
- 5 (Mechanics)Example sentences
- Diversion collars placed around the pipes, just below the sand surface, can be retrofitted if this begins to happen.
- The concrete pipes and collars on the sandy bottom created a tangled mass of intestines that lay unconnected to anything.
- So when the collar for new valve went round the pipe, there wasn't contact all the way round, due to a distinct lack of pipe.
- [colloquial]they were collared by the policela policía les echó el guante [colloquial]he collared me as I was leavingme agarró or me pescó cuando salía [colloquial]
me cogió por banda cuando salía (Spain) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Rookie cops graduate from the police academy anxious to collar real criminals.
- Crime-busting technology used by police to collar urban criminals is helping to catch wildlife thieves.
- That's slim consolation, however, for the 50-odd banks the Friday Night Bank Robber knocked over before he was finally collared.
- Rick left Edie's side immediately and collared David.
- Brian Beard collared him after the game and there was a slightly serious element in his first question.
- He was hoping to collar someone who would tell him what was up.
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