Translation of sprawl in Spanish:
- 1.1(person)he was sprawling all over the sofasentarse ( or tumbarse etc) de forma poco elegante or [colloquial] todo despatarradohe sent him sprawling with one punchestaba tumbado en el sofá todo despatarrado [colloquial]Example sentences1.2 (city/town/vine)to sprawl
- A second corpse already lay sprawled at the policeman's boots.
- Out on the desert white figures lay sprawled dead and dying.
- The story ends with both lying together sprawled on a bed, as ‘Figures, waiting to be arranged’.
across/ oversomethingher large handwriting sprawled across the pageextenderse poralgosu letra de trazos grandes y desgarbados cubría la página
- 1.1 uncountable (of built-up area) 1.2 (of person) (no plural) she lay on the bed in a sprawlhe fell in a sprawlestaba toda despatarrada en la cama [colloquial]cayó cuan largo eraExample sentences
- Many architecture critics go beyond opinion about the aesthetics of individual buildings, including reporting on sprawl and urban development.
- Urban sprawl is taxing the city's infrastructure; local authorities have identified some $3 billion in much-needed transportation improvements.
- Urban sprawl and chaos create many planning problems.
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