Translation of hunt in Spanish:
- 1 1.1(game/fox)Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (go hunting in)
- Some northern species of squirrels are hunted for their soft, thick fur, and many of the larger species are hunted for food.
- Smaller animals such as raccoons, squirrels and rabbits are also hunted for sport.
- Tapirs have been extensively hunted for food and sport in some areas, although some Indian tribes refuse to kill tapirs for religious reasons.
(park/estate)1.3 (use in hunting)ir de caza or de cacería encazar en(horse)usar para ir de caza
- Now that is not of course the whole story, because if deer were not hunted by hounds they would have to be shot in order to keep the population stable.
- ‘It was like a pack of hounds hunting a fox; it was terrifying,’ he said.
- For International readers, today in the UK hunting foxes with hounds became illegal.
- 2 2.1 (search for) 2.2 (drive away) See examples:to hunt somebody/something
from/ off/ out ofsomethingthey were hunted out of existenceechar or expulsar a alguien/algo dealgofueron exterminadosExample sentences
- An armed gang is being hunted by police after launching a series of attacks on town centre shops before speeding off in a getaway car.
- Police hunting the thugs who pushed a wheelchair-bound youngster into the road admitted today their search had ‘hit a dead end’.
- Police are now hunting the thugs behind the attacks.
- 1.1 (pursue game) See examples:to hunt (
forsomething) to go hunting1.2 (search) to hunt (ir de caza or de cacería forsomething) I hunted in my pockets for the keyrebusqué en los bolsillos tratando de encontrar la llaveExample sentences
- Private adoption agencies' touts hunted for vulnerable, expectant families who already had one or two daughters.
- Youngsters enjoyed a lucky dip, face-painting and a treasure hunt, while parents hunted for bargains and stocked up on delicious homebaked cakes.
- Upon our return to America, I hunted for English collections of Bulgarian tales, eager to share them with friends.
- 1 1.1 (chase) to go on a tiger hunt1.2 (hunters)ir a cazar tigresExample sentences
- Hundreds of packs of fox hounds, hare hounds, deer hounds and other hunts and clubs are planning to meet on Saturday, the day after the ban comes into force.
- If it is banned, have the opponents thought about the future of activities such as point-to-points, pony clubs and agricultural shows regularly sponsored by local hunts?
- ‘In Scotland, it has made a big impact on the foxes,’ she said, of a piece of legislation that allows hunts to use hounds to flush out foxes, but not to kill them.
- 2 (search) I'll have a hunt for the book at home [colloquial]to be on the hunt for something [colloquial]voy a buscar en casa a ver si encuentro el librothe hunt is on for new candidatesandar a la caza de algoto be in the hunt for somethingestá en marcha or ya ha empezado la búsqueda de nuevos candidatosthey're out of the hunt nowandar a la caza de algohan quedado fuera de combateExample sentences
- Detectives launched a hunt for the Leeds University student involving underwater search teams, mounted officers and sniffer dogs.
- A senior detective who led the hunt for two armed robbers behind a series of terrifying raids across Bradford today told of the desperate race against time to catch them before someone was shot.
- Eastern Division detectives yesterday intensified the hunt for a woman in her mid-20s, who is believed to be part of an extortion ring.
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