Translation of noose in Spanish:

noose

Pronunciation: /nuːs/

n

  • (for hanging) soga (f), dogal (m); (for trapping) lazo (m) the noose was already around his neck ya estaba con la soga al cuello to put a noose around one's own neck, to put one's head in a noose firmar su sentencia de muerte
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    • The dialogue alternatingly sparkles or darkens as various nooses, comic or otherwise, steadily tighten.
    • How many businesses will want to spend money making their own nooses?
    • With the noose tightening around humanity's neck, the good ship Switchblade Honey is dispatched behind enemy lines, with a simple remit: strike hard, strike fast, and keep moving.

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