Translation of smother in Spanish:
- 1.1 (stifle)Example sentences
Example sentences1.2 (suppress)
- Without even asking Desdemona if it is true or not, Othello kills her by smothering her.
- He told the trial at Reading Crown Court he could find ‘no clear evidence’ to suggest that any of Patel's three babies had been smothered or deliberately suffocated.
- It was claimed she had smothered baby Christopher at the family's home in Wilmslow, Cheshire, and either did the same to Harry or shook him to death.
(report)echar tierra sobre(doubts)all opposition was smothered by the regimehe tried to smother his angerel régimen acalló toda oposicióntrató de contenerse or dominarseExample sentences1.3 (cover profusely)to smother somebody/something
- Extinguish or smother the fire on the drapes with wet towels and water.
- But once we got some foam to cover the bulk of the fire and smother the flames we were able to bring it under control much quicker.
- One way to smother a small fire is to cover it with a heavy blanket.
- I had realized he was special then, but I smothered the feeling.
- Maybe trying to smother your feelings right now is not the healthiest thing for you.
- ‘the state can sometimes become part of the problem, by smothering the enthusiasm of its citizens’.
with/ insomethingthey smothered us with kindnessshe smothered him with kisses he smothers everything in tomato saucenos colmaron de atencionestodo lo come bañado en salsa de tomateExample sentences
- David lowered his mouth onto Trixie's, then smothered her entire face with kisses.
- When I was asked to cover a Territorial Army competition I jumped at the chance of donning Army fatigues and smothering my face in camouflage paint.
- In July, crews fighting a blaze in a three-acre manure lagoon at a dairy farm in Washington smothered the flames with more of the same - a blanket of wet cow manure.
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