Translation of lash in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (whip)(thong) tralla (feminine)Example sentences1.2 (stroke — of whip)
(— of tail) coletazo (masculine)they felt the lash of his tonguesintieron la mordacidad de su lenguaExample sentences
- I looked up as he came closer, but Andreus coiled up the lash into a plaited leather loop and hit me across the back of the neck with it, forcing my eyes back down.
- It is not frail and infirm, it is a fighting machine. Entrenched in filth in the centre of the aisle it will without warning extend its wooden lash and administer a swift but excruciating rap to the back of the legs.
- My fingers are still dripping wet, but the handle to the lash is gripped to prevent it from slipping free from my slick, white scales.
- Women, as well as their accomplices, found guilty of this crime received fifty lashes.
- Foreigners unfamiliar with local customs often find themselves tied to a post and receiving fifty lashes.
- In support of his case, the elder of the two men claimed he'd been sentenced to 300 lashes and sacked from his job after raping several young men at his workplace.
- 1 1.1 (whip)(person)
darle latigazos a(horse)
fustigarExample sentences1.2 (beat against) the waves lashed the shore
las olas azotaban la playaExample sentences1.3 (thrash) the whale lashed its tail
- He was forced to farm Arab fields, tied at night, beaten and lashed with a whip for about a year.
- When he was lashing me with his whip, it hurt a lot.
- Lauren ignored him and picked up a whip, lashing him again and again until he opened a wound that went to bone.
la ballena daba coletazos or batía la cola
- Officials are warning of flash floods and mud slides, and the outer bands of Ivan are lashing Jamaica with torrential rain and huge waves.
- In neighbouring Botswana torrential rains that have lashed the southern, central and eastern parts of the country are now moving towards tourist destinations in the west.
- Richard walks along a barren Irish coast in the rain, waves lashing against his long black coat!
- 2 (bind)to lash something
tosomethingamarrar or atar algothey lashed him to a post aalgolo amarraron or lo ataron a un posteto lash something downamarrar or atar algo(Nautical)
amarrar or trincar algoExample sentences
- With much heaving and sweating, and a few choice cuss words, he got it wedged up under the axle, and, with the rope from his saddle, he lashed it securely in place.
- I knew it was coming to rescue us so I took down the sail and mast, took up the centerboard and brought in the rudder and lashed it all secure.
- Larger beams can be ‘stressed’ by lashing them with heavy chains.
- 1 (physically, verbally) to lash out
(physically) emprenderla a golpes ( or patadas etc)
(verbally) arremeter2 (spend freely) (British English) [colloquial]to lash out (
decidimos tirar la casa por la ventana y comprarnos una cámara decente [colloquial]I had lashed out on a new dress
había gastado un montón en comprarme un vestido nuevo [colloquial]
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