- 1 1.1 (for mouth) mordaza (f)More example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (check, restraint) mordaza (f) to put a gag on sb amordazar* a algn
- A cloth gag was put over his mouth to stop him from speaking.
- She tried to scream, but the gag prevented it once again.
- To her immense satisfaction, the gag did nothing to prevent the volume of her yelling, only muffled and garbled it.
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- He or she preps the neonate's face and mouth and also the mouth gag in a circular manner, proceeding from the incision line circumferentially outward.
- Tim the Rev had picked up on the notion that the codification is intended to put a political gag on charities, and Peter said that the draft legislation had no such intent.
- The government's official gag on further public discussion of the principal's death only adds to the impression that this is not an isolated case.
- However, the latest gag prevents users from discussing any aspect of the program.
- 2 (joke) [colloquial/familiar] chiste (m), gag (m) he did it just for a gag lo hizo en chiste or en bromaMore example sentences
- We're looking for jokes, gags, funny stories, pictures, whatever, but they must be your original work.
- One of the film's funniest jokes is a running gag involving a car radio stuck on a 1980s soft rock revival station.
- Bearing in mind the other critical sin of giving away some of the best puns and visual gags in film history to readers who may not have seen them, all I will say is that the answer is yes, a thousand times yes.
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.
- 1 1.1 [person] amordazar*More example sentences
More example sentences1.2 (silence) silenciar, amordazar*
- Detectives were today hunting an armed gang who bound and gagged a couple before stealing a large amount of cash.
- Three men from the crew lurched forward, bounding and gagging the man tightly.
- A postmaster bound and gagged by two masked robbers during a dawn raid on his village store has told police he wants to quit his job.
- This is just an attempt to gag me and stop me from doing my job on behalf of the ratepayers of Manukau City.
- He said, you know, ultimately, I think there is something here and so I'm going to gag Michael with respect to the information that he has.
- The London High Court made an order gagging the researcher from disclosing court testimony about his research into PIN number security.
- 2 (nauseate) (AmE) producirle* náuseas aMore example sentences
- But there's somebody who either gagged on a spoon, or somebody was choking on a fork, or somebody stuck something too far in the back of their throat.
- Anyway, I returned to my room, and gagged on the ferocious stench.
- I'd gone outside to have a cigarette in the morning and gagged on my smoke.
- hacer* arcadas to gag
atsth sentir* náuseas poror antealgo to gag onsth atragantarse conalgo