Translation of rattle in Spanish:
- 1 (no plural) (noise)(of train, carriage) traqueteo (masculine)there's a rattle somewhere in this caralgo está vibrando en el cochethe rattle of hailstonesel golpeteo or tamborileo del granizodeath rattleestertor (masculine) de la muerteExample sentences
- In the distance there is the rapid rattle of a Kalashnikov.
- Somewhere around Parliament House, the rattle turned to a clunk.
- There's the rattle and clang of the air lock opening and closing, and it seems she has worn her lead-weighted diving boots home.
- 2 countable 2.1 (device) (baby's) rattle (football) rattle (British English) 2.2 (on rattlesnake)cascabel (masculine)
anillos (masculine plural) córneos [technical]Example sentences
- Rattlesnakes shake their tail rattles as aposematic warnings.
- The forked tongue darted from his lips, and the tip of his tail began the familiar sound of a rattle.
- 1 (make noise)hacer ruido(vibrate) vibrarI heard a key rattle in the lockoí el ruido de una llave en la cerradurathe chain rattled in the windel viento hacía sonar la cadenasomething in this car rattleshay algo en el coche que está haciendo ruido or vibrandoyour door's rattlingtu puerta vibrathe hail rattled on the plasticel granizo golpeteaba en or repiqueteaba sobre el plásticohe started rattling at the doorempezó a sacudir la puertaExample sentences
- A sharp series of knocks rattled the door in its frame.
- To sit in it on a windy day was an experience in itself as you listened to the wind whistling through and rattling the galvanised roof.
- Thunder rattled the windows and lightning gave an eerie and unworldly light to halls.
- 2 (move) (+ adverb complement) the carriage rattled over the cobblestonesel carruaje traqueteaba por el empedradothere's something rattling around in the backhay algo suelto allí atrásExample sentences
- Soon, dozens of guests began pouring in, their carriages rattling past the front door and around to the back.
- The carriage rattled along the narrow, winding streets to Montemarte, where the Basilica of the Sacre Couer lay.
- Drags of empty coal cars rattle past on their westward run.
- 1 (make rattle)hacer sonarhe was rattling coins in a boxagitaba una caja haciendo sonar las monedas que había dentrothe ghost rattled its chainsel fantasma sacudía sus cadenashe started furiously rattling pots and pansempezó, furioso, a hacer ruido con los cacharroshe rattled the door until I opened itsacudió la puerta hasta que le abrí
- 2 (worry, scare) [colloquial]poner nerviosoto get somebody rattledponer nervioso a alguien
hacerle perder la calma a alguienExample sentences
- Jack's presence rattled Wilson, reminding him of Henry as a little boy showing Jack how to work the old cash register.
- The sight of Anna, not the slightest bit ruffled, rattled him severely.
- He looked at the capable assistant with sincere eyes knowing that this would rattle him into some flustered explanation of his whereabouts.
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