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handball

Pronunciation: /ˈhændbɔːl/

Translation of handball in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 2 uncountable/no numerable (in soccer) mano (feminine) handball! ¡mano!
    Example sentences
    • Manchester City's goal keeper Carlo Nash will miss the game against Chelsea next month after being sent off for deliberate handball in the reserve-team game with Everton.
    • Andy Scott was penalised for handball and Mike Kewley's kick was hard and low - but Speare pushed the ball onto the post and the defence did the rest.
    • Ks still tried to get an equaliser and there was a big shout for handball against Mangdoza from Lee's free kick.

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