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high wire

Translation of high wire in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • cuerda (feminine) floja (before noun/delante del nombre) a high-wire act un número en la cuerda floja, un número de equilibrismo high-wire artiste equilibrista (masculine and feminine), funámbulo, (masculine, feminine)
    Example sentences
    • The girls look down from the high wire riding bicycles across the taut cable toward each other.
    • Loretta Bailey, especially, who tackles Maria with a flighty charm, is performing on a very high wire.
    • This is not a momentary wobble: at this point the acrobat has slipped off the high wire altogether and brought the show to a tragic halt.

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