Translation of knacker in Spanish:
noun/nombre(British English/inglés británico)
- 1.1 (of horses) matarife (masculine) de caballos it's for the knacker's yard está para la basuraExample sentences1.2 (of ships) desguazador, (masculine, feminine)
- The intention would be to have dead animals collected from farms by the local knacker man and then sent for rendering.
- ‘In the Fall’ tells of an old horse being sold to the knacker by a family who lack the means to feed it through another winter and who need the pittance it will bring.
- He explains that there was a mistake - the vet had just bought the van from the knacker and had not yet painted out the old name.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo(British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]
- 1.1 (exhaust) dejar hecho polvo [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (ruin) hacer* polvo [colloquial/familiar], cargarse* (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar], hacer* bolsa (River Plate area/Río de la Plata) [colloquial/familiar]
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The language of the Basque Country and Navarre is euskera, spoken by around 750,000 people; in Spanish vasco or vascuence. It is also spelled euskara. Basque is unrelated to the Indo-European languages and its origins are unclear.