Translation of lam in Spanish:

lam

Pronunciation: /læm/

n

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) to go on the lam [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] darse* a la fuga, escaparse he's still on the lam sigue fugitivo to take it on the lam darse* a la fuga, escaparse
    More example sentences
    • She, however, has lent it to a thief on the lam from the police.
    • When the police come looking for him, he must go on the lam and try to piece together the last two years of his life using only the strange trinkets as clues.
    • Taylor and Thomas also tell the story of a convict on the lam in Maine who hid from police in snowy woods.

Phrasal verbs

lam into

(-mm- verb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento)
(British English/inglés británico)
[colloquial/familiar] lace into

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