Translation of stall in Spanish:
- 1 countable (in market)Example sentences
- People think buying copies is a victimless crime, but the idea that they are ‘just’ being sold by a couple of guys at a market stall or car-boot sale is misleading.
- Roadsides are full of market stalls with fruit, vegetables, meat and other items.
- It was market day and the stalls stood in rows with local people in colourful ethnic clothes squeezing together in throngs, full of happiness.
- 2 countablealso: stalls plural2.1 (in theater, movie house)(British English)
patio (masculine) de butacas
luneta (feminine) (Colombia) (Mexico)Example sentences2.2 (in church) the choir stalls
la sillería del coro
- The action is seen as it would be from a good seat in the theatre stalls.
- Some feel that 20 for a seat in the stalls is a bit steep.
- In my own case, I usually purchase seats in the stalls for six adults and five children costing in the region of £100.
- 3 countable (in stable)Example sentences
- This configuration recalls the form of traditional livestock barns with a center walkway and animal stalls to each side.
- Farrowing rate for sows in individual stalls was equal to or superior to sows in other systems.
- The animals were confined to drylot paddocks and fed the assigned concentrate in individual feeding stalls.
- 4 uncountable and countable (Aviation)pérdida (feminine) de sustentaciónthe plane went into a stallel avión entró en pérdidaExample sentences
- But if the stick is moved back when the airplane is very close to the stall the aircraft will not pitch up much, if at all.
- If approaching a stall at racing altitude there would be no chance of recovery.
- This was especially important for students who were learning carrier landings which were carried out at slow speed and close to the stall.
atascarse (Mexico)(plane) (Aviation)
entrar en pérdidaExample sentences
- At first I couldn't think why the car had simply stalled and tried to restart it several times to no avail.
- ‘It was like I was looking at it in slow motion when all those cars were going by,’ said Lehto, who had to restart the car when the engine stalled on the spin.
- Although the car never stalled for me, I was able to duplicate the customer's complaint of trouble on steep grades.
- The aircraft can stall and fall and there is nothing you can do about it.
- At no speed the glider stalled and because of the left turn my left wing went down first.
- Huge flaps, functioning like parachutes, lifted on each wing, and the Concorde's airspeed dropped swiftly as the aircraft stalled.
- 2 (come to standstill)(talks)
llegar a un punto muerto or a un impasseExample sentences
- But as soon as those mergers were announced, progress on any deal stalled.
- I won't discuss my other projects in progress that are stalled and waiting.
- His career stalled, Rodgers unenthusiastically enrolled at Columbia, following his brother's pre-med path.
- 3 (play for time) [colloquial]when I asked to see him, she stalledcuando dije que quería verlo, me entretuvo para ganar tiempoquit stallingno andes con rodeos or con evasivasstalling tacticsmaniobras (feminine plural) dilatoriasExample sentences
- A single car meandered down the street, an executive returning home late from work, stalling for time before he entered the house of the angry wife.
- A contract was drawn up, but Billie-Jean kept stalling on exchange and settlement dates.
- The government is stalling on this reasonable request.
hacer entrar en pérdidaExample sentences
- Green said the men ordered her to climb back into the vehicle but they had stalled the car and were unable to restart it.
- On October 30, just as the flood waters were creeping up in Ryedale, she drove her Peugeot car through a deep puddle and stalled the engine.
- In flight, there was less than a ten knot difference between a speed so fast that it would rip the wings off the aircraft and a speed so slow that it would stall the engine.
- 2 (bring to standstill)(negotiations/growth)
- 3 (delay) [colloquial] try and stall hertrata de entretenerlaExample sentences
- I was trying to stall him, until my desperate and panicked mind could think of one way out of this.
- Coyne said he waited until the bell rang so students could change classes without seeing Mayer in the hallway, adding he ‘could understand why Mayer thought he was stalling him.’
- So when Michel popped the question, she said the first thing that came into her head as a way of stalling him: ‘Only if the King of Tonga marries us.’
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