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Pronunciation: /sprɔːl/

Translation of sprawl in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 [person] sentarse* ( or tumbarse etc) de forma poco elegante or [colloquial/familiar] todo despatarrado he was sprawling all over the sofa estaba tumbado en el sofá todo despatarrado [colloquial/familiar] he sent him sprawling with one punch lo tumbó de un golpe
    Example 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’.
    1.2 [city/town/vine]to sprawl across/over sth extenderse* por algo her large handwriting sprawled across the page su letra de trazos grandes y desgarbados cubría la página


  • 1.1 uncountable/no numerable (of built-up area) expansión (feminine) 1.2 (of person) (no plural/sin plural) she lay on the bed in a sprawl estaba toda despatarrada en la cama [colloquial/familiar] he fell in a sprawl cayó cuan largo era

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