Translation of elbow room in Spanish:

elbow room

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • espacio (masculine), sitio (masculine), lugar (masculine) stand back and give me some elbow room retírate para dejarme espacio or lugar or sitio
    More example sentences
    • People have to compete with each other for elbow room and breathing space, both of which are in short supply.
    • The deteriorating quality and the shrinking greenery around the city adds weight to the proposal to provide it a little more elbow room or breathing space.
    • One can be left in place and used as a couch while the other is stowed away allowing more than enough elbow room to move round.

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