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jockey

Pronunciation: /ˈdʒɑːki; ˈdʒɒki/

Translation of jockey in Spanish:

noun/nombre (plural jockeys)

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 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 (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) de ubicarse

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 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

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