There are 2 translations of sandbag in Spanish:

sandbag1

Pronunciation: /ˈsændbæg/

n

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.

There are 2 translations of sandbag in Spanish:

sandbag2

vt (-gg-)

  • 1 (barricade) proteger* con sacos de arena or sacos terreros
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    • The containers in which the soldiers live and operate could be sandbagged on the exterior to protect the occupants from small arms fire and fragmentation.
    • The device was sandbagged, the area cleared and then the tranquillity shattered briefly as a sympathetic charge disposed of the shell.
    • For each section, terram was laid, sandbags placed to hold it in position, and then the lines of historic palisades and piles were sandbagged.
  • 2 (bully) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], forzar*, obligar* con or por medio de amenazas
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    • He had already announced that he was planning to leave the program to work on a book, but he knew he had been sandbagged, and he didn't like it.
    • But they sandbagged her, so the last thing she was going to do was take insults from the man who almost ruined her career.
    • This in itself is A-OK, but such countries run the risk of being sandbagged by protectionist tariffs initiated by neighbouring nations.
  • 3 (deceive) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [slang/argot] he was sandbagging me no estaba jugando a tope, para engañarme

vi (-gg-)

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

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Word of the day incansable
adj
tireless …
Cultural fact of the day

Paro is the name in Spain for both unemployment and unemployment benefit. The period for which paro can be claimed ranges from three months to a year, depending on how long a person has been working. The amount paid decreases over the period of unemployment.