There are 2 translations of jockey in Spanish:

jockey1

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɑːki; ˈdʒɒki/

n (pl jockeys)

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.

There are 2 translations of jockey in Spanish:

jockey2

vi

  • to jockey for sth they are all jockeying for the post están todos compitiendo por or disputándose el puesto with her retirement coming up, many editors are jockeying for position al acercarse su jubilación, muchos redactores están tratando de colocarse or (AmL tb) de ubicarse
    More example sentences
    • We hear endlessly this talk of a power struggle, different factions jockeying for position.
    • Hands in pockets, they stand around jostling, jockeying for place, small fights breaking out and calming.
    • Over 170,000 have voted since the poll began on Sunday 20 October and competition is intense with the ten contenders jockeying for position.

vt

  • to jockey sb into/out of sth we jockeyed them into a position where they had to accept los acorralamos de tal forma que tuvieron que aceptar he was jockeyed out of the chairmanship lograron quitarle la presidencia a base de maniobras
    More example sentences
    • He's diminutive enough to jockey a horse, but he's tough enough to wear down a defense.
    • It is a competition where the elite use personal connections to jockey their cronies into key positions and thus win power and influence.
    • It went down like this: In mid-January Darren was jockeying the phones at Atlantic Records on a weeklong temp assignment.

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.