Translation of fetter in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- [literary/literario] [prisoner/slave] encadenar, ponerle* grillos a he felt fettered by convention se sentía prisionero de or coartado por los convencionalismosExample sentences
- He has been, your Honour, conveyed back to the same strict custody, manacled and fettered.
- She followed obediently, moving in ridiculously small steps because her ankles were fettered to her waist.
- Although unshackled from the 15 kg iron chains that fettered them for three years, they are yet to come to terms with their freedom.
- Yes, it means having a nationality, and more often than not, a religion, and so on; all of these things which really fetter us I think.
- If the freed slave was not fettered by this social contract (self-disciplined productive laborer and consumer), she was criminal.
- Just a little woozy… sane enough, but of course, to spit out the entire chemistry of the substance that fettered us with its silken strands.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Pakistan
Find out how to write letters in Spanish, including advice on greetings, layout, endings...
A patera is a boat with a shallow draft, used by illegal immigrants, known as balseros, to cross the Straits of Gibraltar from Morocco to southern Spain.