There are 2 translations of sandbag in Spanish:

sandbag1

Pronunciation: /ˈsændbæg/

n

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Word of the day constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.

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 constipado
adj
está muy constipado = he has a bad cold …
Cultural fact of the day

The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments. The Senado's functions include discussing, approving, and suggesting amendments to legislation passed by the Congreso de los Diputados and supervising the compensation fund for the autonomous regions.