Translation of hoist in Spanish:
- 1 (lift)(sail)he hoisted the sack onto his shoulder
izarse echó el saco al hombroExample sentences
- When conditions finally permitted, it was all hands on deck as we formed teams heaving on a forest of ropes to hoist the huge sails.
- Jeffers apprenticed himself to the home's contractors, then built Hawk Tower by hand, using ropes to hoist boulders from the cove below.
- The disused temporary school building has already been brought from Bridlington to York, and leaders are preparing to bring in engineers and a crane to hoist the four-part structure into place.
- At the shrine he was hoisted onto a kneeler, where he prayed before the ivy-covered grotto.
- It was about four feet high, the perfect height for small people to hoist themselves onto.
- He pulled himself up next to her, hoisting her onto his lap.
- 1 (elevator)(crane, derrick) grúa (feminine)Example sentences
- There was one woman, also in a wheelchair, who instead of getting out at the bottom of the stairs and walking up, insisted on a mechanical hoist to lift her, chair and all, up to the plane's door.
- Now the council has stepped in to try and make some of them safe by using a hoist to lift the stones and bedding them in concrete two feet deep.
- I then felt a series of bumps, which I later learned was just the rescue hoist jerking.
- 2 (action) to give somebody a hoistaupar a alguienthey gave me a hoist onto the wallme auparon or me subieron al muroExample sentences
- Instead, Dick persuaded Fritz to sail to the next platform and ask the crane driver to give them a hoist into the water.
- Just as you get your side beautifully fixed, he gives it a hoist from his end, and spoils it all.
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