Translation of merry-go-round in Spanish:

merry-go-round

Pronunciation: /ˈmerigəʊˌraʊnd/

n

  • 1.1 (carousel) carrusel (m), tiovivo (m) (Esp) , calesita (f) (Per, RPl)
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    • Despite " modernisation " of the city, primitive amusement rides like manual merry-go-rounds and " giant " wheels proved a big hit with children.
    • Instead, after a little fight with Phoebe, Holden ends up accompanying her to the park and watching as she rides the merry-go-round, stretching from her wooden horse to reach a prized brass ring.
    • Waltzers, dodgems, helter-skelters and one or two old fashioned merry-go-rounds with properly painted horses.
    1.2 (frenetic activity) vorágine (f)
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    • Without context we end up on a merry-go-round of activity and movement that never seems to get us to where we want to be.
    • Fund management is a merry-go-round with what talent there is often on the move.
    • So the merry-go-round of pseudo-debate will continue.

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