Translation of hitch in Spanish:
- 1 (difficulty)pega (feminine) (Spain) [colloquial]there's been a slight hitch with the programha surgido una pequeña complicación or un pequeño problema con el programaa technical hitchun problema técnicoit went off without a hitchtodo salió a pedir de boca [colloquial]todo marchó sobre ruedasExample sentences
- For all its water-tightness and lack of style, all the stuff I tried to read, passed through MSOffice grammar check without a hitch!
- It wasn't easy to do, but English class finally started without a hitch and my headache remained in the back corner of my mind.
- Luckily, the surgery was completed without a hitch and the patient was informed of the problem.
- 2 2.1 (jerk)jalón (masculine) (Latin America excluding Southern Cone)he gave his trousers a hitch (up)se subió los pantalones de un tirónto have a hitch in one's swing (US) (Sport)tener el swing cortado2.2 (limp) (US)renquera (feminine)renguera (feminine) (Latin America)to walk with a hitchrenguear (Latin America)
- 4 (ride) [colloquial]we got a hitch to Dovernos llevaron hasta Dovernos dieron (un) aventón hasta Dover (Colombia) (Mexico) [colloquial]
- 5 (period of service) (US) [colloquial]he did a three-year hitch in the navypasó tres años enganchado en la marina [colloquial]
- 6 (fastening device)Example sentences
- These pieces of equipment can be easily attached to a trailer hitch and taken from a job site.
- Some rear bumpers may come with a built-in step or a trailer hitch that will add more functionality to your Chevrolet pickup or SUV.
- Headlights, brush guard and trailer hitch without ball are standard features.
- 1 (attach)to hitch something
tosomethingenganchar algoto get hitched [colloquial] aalgocasarsematrimoniarse [colloquial] [humorous]Example sentences
- But is hitching your company to a star really the right move?
- He hitches a trailer to his bike to take the children to school or go shopping.
- They were now behind the church where people pulled up their buggies and carriages and hitched them to the posts that were set up.
- 2 (move) he hitched his chair nearer to the fireacercó or arrimó su silla al fuegoExample sentences
- It was hitched up to reveal an underskirt of a different color and with no hoops or panniers.
- As skirts were hitched up and ties loosened, out came the blue Rimmel eyeliners and the Body Shop blushers.
- Her skirt was hitched up way higher on one side than the other and the buttons on her shirt were all in the wrong holes.
- 3 (thumb) [colloquial]to hitch a ride or (British also) a lifthacer dedo [colloquial]ir de aventón (Mexico) [colloquial]pedir cola (Venezuela) [colloquial]he hitched a ride on a trucklo recogió or le paró un camiónI hitched my way to Parisfui a París a dedo [colloquial]fui a París de aventón (Mexico) [colloquial]fui a París en cola (Venezuela) [colloquial]Example sentences
- Rural Ireland was recommended as a friendly place for hitching, as was Quebec - ‘if you don't mind being berated for not speaking French’.
- I've seen a few people hitching with suitcases, but that's weird.
- There was the student hitching on a road outside Maynooth.
- The ride in an Audi 200 is akin to hitching a lift on the back of a horse drawn carriage.
- Jo Jo was hitching rides down to her home in Callan, Co Kilkenny, when she disappeared.
- Children are dicing with death hitching rides on the back of moving vehicles.
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (pull up)
(horses/cart)2verb + adverb (move up) (British) [colloquial]
corrersehitch up a bit and make room for me
córrete un poquito para hacerme un lugar
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