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crouch

Pronunciation: /kraʊtʃ/

Translation of crouch in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [person] agacharse, ponerse* en cuclillas the cat crouched, ready to pounce el gato se agazapó, listo para saltar the child was crouched in a corner el niño estaba agachado or en cuclillas en un rincón to crouch down agacharse
    Example sentences
    • He rose up on one knee, then crouched there, body tight, as if tensing for the pounce.
    • One armed officer wearing a helmet and body armour crouched behind the corner of a house and was aiming his weapon.
    • Kit was still crouching in his position from the last strike and slowly stood to look at her.

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