Translation of sandbag in Spanish:

sandbag

Pronunciation: /ˈsændbæg/

noun/nombre

transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-gg-)

  • 1 (barricade) proteger* con sacos de arena or sacos terreros
  • 2 (bully) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], forzar*, obligar* con or por medio de amenazas
  • 3 (deceive) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] he was sandbagging me no estaba jugando a tope, para engañarme

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-gg-)

  • (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot], dejarse ganar

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