- 1 1.1 (of criminals) banda (f), pandilla (f)More example sentences1.2 (of youths) pandilla (feminine) 1.3 (of workmen) cuadrilla (feminine)
More example sentences1.4 (of children) pandilla (f), panda (f) 1.5 (clique) [colloquial/familiar] grupo (masculine) the same old gang running things el grupito de siempre dirigiendo el cotarro [colloquial/familiar]
- Former military figures have been implicated in drug trafficking and kidnappings by organized criminal gangs.
- In its most dangerous form, it can include the organized activities of predator gangs, criminal groups, and drug trafficking networks.
- They are often suspected of being criminals from organized gangs.
More example sentences
- This shopkeeper takes me to see a former government official who was tasked with beating tribals used for road gangs in the Karen state, in far eastern Burma.
- After a spell on the road gangs, some thirty more were sent for several years to the coal mines at Newcastle, reopened for them.
- The road gang's contract was abruptly cancelled as Arthur's Pass became the preferred route through to the coast.
- He goes from James Brown to Philip Glass In The Commitments, I decided I wanted to bring a gang of young people together.
- Pulling out of Queen's Park, heading towards Maida Vale through the smart terraces, it was all very nice, until at the Harrow Road a big gang of bus enthusiasts came on.
- He was worried about the availability of toilet facilities and electricity for the gang.
gang togetherverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
- (join forces) apandillarse; (gather) juntarse en pandillas
gang upverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Most first names in Spanish-speaking countries are those of saints. A person's santo, (also known as onomástico in Latin America and onomástica in Spain) is the saint's day of the saint that they are named for. Children were once usually named for the saint whose day they were born on, but this is less common now.