Translation of quicksand in Spanish:
- (often plural)arenas (feminine plural) movedizasExample sentences
- Victims are sucked down by quicksands and drowned by the tides that can race in faster than a man can run.
- When an old coach route from Lancaster to Kendal used to take a shortcut across the bay, several coaches were either overtaken by the tide or sucked under in quicksand.
- Far from holding the intellectual high ground, economics rests on foundations of quicksand.
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