Translation of confine in Spanish:
- 1.1 (limit, restrict) See examples:to confine something
tosomethingshe confines her analysis to one countrylimitar or restringir algo aalgohe confined himself to a few words of thankslimita or restringe su análisis a un paísdrug addiction is not confined to large citiesse limitó a expresar unas pocas palabras de agradecimientothe fire was confined to the basementla drogadicción no afecta únicamente a las grandes ciudadesel incendio se localizó en el sótanoel incendio solo afectó al sótanoExample sentences1.2 (shut in, imprison)
(animal)they were confined to barracks (British English) (Military)she is confined to a wheelchairestaban retenidos en el cuartelestaban arrestadoshe was confined to bed for several monthsestá confinada a una silla de ruedasrain confined them to the housetuvo que guardar cama varios mesesestuvo postrado en cama durante varios mesesla lluvia los obligó a permanecer en la casaExample sentences
- Considering these will strengthen the proposal by grounding it in the dynamic of an ongoing reality; failure to do so will confine its discussion to the narrow scope of the academy.
- I must confine my writing to the inside, enclose it within a perimeter, which forms a circular line, an orbit around the text.
- It needs to be planted away from buildings and underground pipes because it develops rather fat roots which are known to lift paving and crack pools if it is confined to too small a space.
- The psychologist warned that it would be harmful to confine him in the punitive ‘management unit’ or among men in the Red 1 compound designed for ‘long-term behaviour management’.
- Instead of yelling at me, he threw me over his shoulder, strode down the main deck, and tossed me in the room I was confined in before.
- But I think it would be for the best that we wait until she is confined in a jail cell, it may be too hard to keep her under control in the open like this.
- The youngster, who is confined to a wheelchair, is unable to breathe or swallow unaided and the only parts unaffected are her brain, heart, eyes and ears.
- The boss has a daughter who is confined to a wheelchair by a psychosomatic illness.
- When she was diagnosed with MS at the age of 17, the Failsworth mother-of-two was confined to a wheelchair.
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