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dragoon
American English: /drəˈɡun/
British English: /drəˈɡuːn/

Translation of dragoon in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • From the calibre of those we recover we can tell whether they were fired by musketeers, cavalry, dragoons or possibly, from the surface damage on them, as ‘case-shot’ from artillery pieces.
    • It is possible that the red uniforms of several British dragoons may have been glimpsed on Novikov's estate.
    • In fact, the lancers were a minority of those who charged: only one regiment of lancers, but two each of hussars and light dragoons.

transitive verb

  • to dragoon somebody into -ing
    presionar a alguien para que + subjunctive
    Example sentences
    • What they need help with is mostly serving meals and answering phones - they aren't dragooning people into serving on bucket brigades.
    • After sitting through the tedious mutualisation vote, he was dragooned by the bossy PR woman from during the question time session for group managing director.
    • Once upon a time my Sunday school teacher dragooned me into a little kiddie choir that performed ‘Away in A Manger’ during the Christmas cantata.
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