Translation of fasten in Spanish:

fasten

Pronunciation: /ˈfæsn; ˈfɑːsn/

vt

  • 2 (fix) [eyes/gaze] clavar , fijar to fasten the blame on sb echarle or endilgarle* la culpa a algn

vi

  • [door/case] cerrar* this belt won't fasten este cinturón no abrocha

Phrasal verbs

fasten down

v + adv + o, v + o + adv

fasten on

fasten onto v + prep + o
they fastened onto the idea straight away enseguida entendieron la idea he had fastened on(to) poor Anna se le había pegado a la pobre Anna [familiar/colloquial] the press fastened onto that one statement la prensa se centró exclusivamente en esa afirmación once he fastens on(to) a plan, there's no changing his mind cuando se le mete un plan en la cabeza, no hay quien lo haga cambiar de opinión

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