Translation of crumple in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [paper/clothes] arrugar*; [metal] abollar she crumpled the sheet of paper into a ball hizo una bola estrujando la hoja de papel to crumple sth up arrugar* algoExample sentences
- Finn crumpled the paper and threw it into the garbage can five feet away from us.
- She moves cigarettes in her pack, then crumples the paper and puts it on the shelf with chocolate bars.
- I always stack the dishes and put the silverware in a glass and crumple the paper and sweep up the errant rice, because I bussed tables for many years.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (become creased) [fabric/shirt] arrugarse* 1.2 (collapse) [metal/fuselage] abollarseExample sentences
- The frame twisted and bent and the car crumpled like cardboard.
- He had heard leaves crumple under the pressure of feet, yet there were no leaves on the ground.
- In cases of severe growth inhibition, the wings appeared crumpled with strong structural deformation.
- His comrades had been studying the green leaves with interest but had jumped half a foot into the air when their companion crumpled to the ground.
- It broke into a thousand tiny pieces, and my mother crumpled to the ground.
- Tom crumpled to the ground, bleeding heavily from the right side of his face.
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