Translation of sally in Spanish:

sally

Pronunciation: /ˈsæli/

noun/nombre (plural -lies)

  • 1.1 [Military/Militar] misión (feminine) to make a sally into enemy territory hacer* una incursión en territorio enemigo 1.2 (trip, excursion) [colloquial/familiar] salida (feminine), escapada (feminine) 1.3 (verbal) salida (feminine), agudeza (feminine)
    More example sentences
    • Michael furiously takes down all the witty sallies and asides, converting the evening into his next gay play, and, hopefully, a success.
    • The show was certainly a lively, fast-moving, hilarious affair salted with quick-firing sallies of naval wit and wisdom.
    • In response to each new sally of witticism, the Indians would break into uncontrollable fits of merriment.

Phrasal verbs

sally forth

(-lies, -lying, -lied)
verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
[archaic or hum] salir*, hacer* una salida

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