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single-handed

Pronunciation: /ˌsɪŋgəlˈhændəd; ˌsɪŋgəlˈhændɪd/

Translation of single-handed in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • a single-handed yacht race una regata de yates tripulados en solitario her single-handed reorganization of the administration la reorganización administrativa que llevó a cabo sola or sin la ayuda de nadie
    Example sentences
    • It was only when I was about 17 that I realised that all the books I had were about single-handed sailing.
    • And since the late 1990s, she seems to have been pursuing a single-handed crusade to save the diva from extinction.
    • They could not believe that any sane man would take on a multinational corporation almost single-handed, let alone succeed?

adverb/adverbio

  • sin (la) ayuda de nadie

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