There are 2 translations of lob in Spanish:

lob1

Pronunciation: /lɑːb; lɒb/

vt (-bb-)

  • [ball] lanzar* por lo alto he lobbed the ball over her (in tennis) le hizo un lob or un globo [stone/grenade] tirar or lanzar* por lo alto
    More example sentences
    • Our leaders seem intent on lobbing cruise missiles like craps dice: gambling that the precise use of unprovoked force will effect peace.
    • We lob cruise missiles and I am not critical of that, but I think that has been the attitude - well they are not going to respond.
    • Suddenly, the green-and-white-clad morons began taunting the Thistle crowd, before lobbing missiles in their direction.

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vt
to grant an amnesty to …
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Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.

There are 2 translations of lob in Spanish:

lob2

n

  • [Sport/Deporte] globo (m), lob (m)
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    • Within seven minutes of the start Dalglish scored with a lob, striking the ball from the edge of the box without even looking up.
    • May twice scored by sealing his defender, catching a lob from Raymond Felton and converting a layup.
    • His desperate opponent returns a weak shot or a lob, either of which he puts away with careless bravado.
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    • WG Grace kept wicket while Lyttelton bowled underarm lobs… and snapped up 4 for 19.
    • The most successful bowler was, in fact, the wicketkeeper - Alfred Lyttelton took 4 for 19, bowling underarm lobs while WG Grace kept wicket.
    • Australia were amassing a huge score (Billy Murdoch had just scored the first Test double-century) when Lyttelton came on to propel his underarm lobs.

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Word of the day amnistiar
vt
to grant an amnesty to …
Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.