Translation of escape in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (flee)to escapeescaparse
fromsomething(from prison)fugarse or escapar(se) dealgo(from cage/zoo)escaparse dealgo(from danger/routine)he was unable to escape from herescapar dealgoI'd love to escape to some tropical islandno pudo zafarse or librarse de ellacómo me gustaría escapar(me) or huir a una isla tropicalExample sentences1.2
also: escaped past participle(animal)they are looking for an escaped convictescapado1.3están buscando a un preso que se ha fugado de la cárcel(air/gas/water)escaparseExample sentences
- She told police the attacker tied her up but that she managed to struggle free and escape into the bush.
- If it hadn't been for the collar, she could easily have broken free and escaped.
- I followed silently behind the two guards, debating within my mind whether to break free and escape, or stay near to him.
- He was found alongside the body of his girlfriend; both had been poisoned by carbon monoxide gas escaping from the apartment's oven.
- There is an undefined hiss like air escaping but right now that is it.
- The low-tech way to protect against ice is to float a ball to keep an air hole open, letting noxious gases escape.
- 2 (from accident, danger)he escaped unscathedsalvarsehe escaped with a warningescapó or salió ilesoshe escaped with minor injuriessolo recibió una reprimendasolo sufrió heridas levesExample sentences
- A family who narrowly escaped with their lives after their home went up in flames have been dealt a second blow after burglars broke into the damaged house and stole hundreds of pounds worth of goods.
- A Colchester couple and their nine-year-old son narrowly escaped with their lives after the tsunami hit their beachfront apartment in Sri Lanka.
- Shots were fired and Tony narrowly escaped with his life.
- 1 (elude, get away from)(pursuer/police)escaparse or librarse deExample sentences
- Many of the villages are located in the Troodos Mountains, which is where Cypriots go to escape the maddening crowds along the coast.
- On the second occasion, she pleaded with paramedics at midnight to call the police because she wanted to be locked up and escape a man she claimed was after her.
- After escaping the police, he had run along the roofs of the buildings and come to the end of the block.
- 2 2.1 (avoid)(capture)salvarse deescapar a(responsibilities/consequences)they escaped punishment/prosecutionlibrarse dewe narrowly escaped deathse libraron de ser castigados/juzgadosthere's no escaping the fact that …nos salvamos de la muerte por muy pocono morimos por muy poco2.2 (be unnoticed by) See examples: that detail had escaped my noticeno se puede negar (el hecho de) que …no se puede menos que reconocer que …nothing escapes his eagle eyese me había escapado ese detalleese detalle me había pasado inadvertidothe name/word escapes mees un lince, no se le escapa nada2.3 (slip out) See examples: a sigh escaped herse me ha ido el nombre/la palabrano puedo recordar el nombre/la palabraa groan escaped his lipsdejó escapar un suspirode sus labios escapó un quejido
- 1.1 countable or uncountable (from prison) an attempted escapethere is no escape from our creditorsun intento de fugato make one's escapeno tenemos ninguna posibilidad de escapar a nuestros acreedoresthe escape plan was simpleescaparseour escape route was blockedel plan para la fuga era sencillo1.2 countable or uncountable (from accident, danger) See examples: to have a narrow/miraculous escapeel camino por donde pensábamos fugarnos estaba cortadothere's no escape there seems to be no escape from sufferingsalvarse or escaparse por muy poco/milagrosamente1.3 countable (of gas, air, water)no parece que pueda uno escapar al sufrimiento(before noun) (pipe/valve)de escapeExample sentences1.4 countable or uncountable (from reality)
Example sentences1.5 countable or uncountable (Computing)press escape
- This expansion creates a metal-to-metal seal and prevents the escape of gases.
- The company was yesterday visiting every house in the three villages to ensure the supply was turned off to prevent escapes when the gas goes back on.
- The cause of the escape of gas was tracked down to a crack in an ageing pipe.
pulse la tecla de escape(before noun) (key/routine)de escapeExample sentences
- The effects provide a temporary escape from reality by relieving fears, tension and anxiety.
- The very nature of popular film is to provide an escape from daily reality and monotonous routines.
- Online many people express fantasies or adopt identities precisely because they are an escape from reality.
- His first thought, when something went wrong, was to immediately hit the escape key - even when he was nowhere near a computer.
- Fortunately you can skip them by hitting the escape key.
- It is possible to save the game at any stage in the play via the escape key.
- Finally, any kind of attempt at escape will mean solitary confinement for 30 days.
- It tells the story of a 1946 escape attempt from that most infamous of prisons, Alcatraz.
- The plucky farmer is understood to have startled the thief who eventually broke free and made his escape to a waiting car.
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