Translation of sprawl in Spanish:
- 1(person)he was sprawling all over the sofa
sentarse ( or tumbarse etc) de forma poco elegante or [colloquial] todo despatarradoestaba tumbado en el sofá todo despatarrado [colloquial]he sent him sprawling with one punchExample sentences
- 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’.
- 1 uncountable (of built-up area)Example 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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