Translation of spy in Spanish:
noun plural spies
intransitive verb spies, spying, spied
- 1.1 (watch secretly) to spy
onsomebodyhe used to spy on themespiar a alguien1.2 (work as spy) he spied for both sidessolía espiarlosto spyespiaba para ambos bandos onsomething/somebodyespiar algo/a alguienExample sentences
- The Army has charged him with five offenses: sedition, aiding the enemy, spying, espionage and failure to obey a general order.
- If they are spying for a commercial competitor, the situation is different.
- The charges against them have been dropped from spying to ‘illegal information collection’, although the new charge still carries a possible jail sentence.
- He often spied on her, watching from the shadows, observing her every gesture.
- A reporter has been arrested outside the home of Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie for spying on the star couple with binoculars..
- To pass the time, he spies on his neighbours, watching the real-life soap opera in the building across from his.
transitive verb spies, spying, spied
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