Translation of shunt in Spanish:
- 2 (move, divert) (+ adverb complement) he was shunted into the B teamlo relegaron al equipo Bthey shunted him off to the Rocha officese lo quitaron de en medio mandándolo a la oficina de Rochathey shunted us from one window to anothernos mandaban de una ventanilla a la otraExample sentences
- As the second vehicle was shunted to the side of the road, officers saw Smith apparently waving a weapon.
- Travellers are shunted into sites that are like urban slums, only without the amenities.
- Other cases have seen thieves shunt a vehicle and confront the owner after they leave their car to inspect the damage.
- For far too long now, the youths have had the feeling of having been shunted into the position of secondary citizens.
- But he'd been shunted into staff jobs instead of command positions in World War II.
- After the merger of her company, Anna, a divorced mother, finds herself suddenly removed from her old position and shunted about, even humiliated.
- (+ adverb complement) the buses shunt to and fro between the airport and the townlos autobuses van y vienen del aeropuerto a la ciudadExample sentences
- At Steeton railway station at a quarter to five on the morning of October 11, 1943, the Leeds-Edinburgh express collided with a freight train being shunted into a siding.
- Special trains were shunted into the sidings about twice a week with building materials for the aerodrome which was being built then.
- The train was shunted onto a siding and wreckage was strewn along 200 yards of track.
- 1 1.1 (Railways) (no plural)Example sentences1.2 (crash) [colloquial]
- The countless mini-roundabouts popping up where there just simply isn't room for a roundabout is another danger, increasing the number of small shunts & bumps.
- There were a number of near accidents and shunts after the work was completed because vehicles were unable to stop.
- There was heavy traffic on Sunday because the weather was good and a lot of people were going up to the Dales, but the traffic kept moving, there were no shunts or near accidents.
- Keighley traffic police reported that although there were a number of minor shunts, there had been no serious accidents.
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