There are 2 translations of hoist in Spanish:

hoist1

Pronunciation: /hɔɪst/

vt

  • 1 (lift) levantar, alzar*; [sail] izar*; [flag] izar*, enarbolar he hoisted the sack onto his shoulder se echó el saco al hombro
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
  • 2 (drink) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar] he had hoisted a few había estado empinando el codo [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 2 translations of hoist in Spanish:

hoist2

n

  • 1.1 (elevator) montacargas (masculine); (crane, derrick) grúa (feminine); (winch) torno (masculine), cabrestante (masculine), cabria (feminine)
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    • 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.
    1.2 (action) to give sb a hoist aupar* a algn they gave me a hoist onto the wall me auparon or me subieron al muro
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    • 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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Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.