Translation of surge in Spanish:
- 1.1 (movement) See examples: the surge of the seaa surge of peoplela fuerza del oleajeI was carried along by the surge of the crowduna oleada de gentehe felt a surge of angerme vi arrastrada por una marea de gentewe felt a new surge of hopesintió que lo invadía un sentimiento de iraa surge in demand/salessentimos renacer nuestras esperanzasa power surge (Electricity)un repentino aumento de la demanda/las ventas1.2 (wave) [literary]una subida de tensión or de voltajeExample sentences
- He tosses it beyond a breaking wave, and it bobs and sinks in the maelstrom of receding water colliding with the next surge of the tide.
- If you go down Brigade Road, you can only inch forwards, pushed on by the surge of the crowd.
- The traffic light changed, the traffic cop motioned for the crowd to cross, there was a surge forward, and suddenly the whole tone of the demonstration changed.
- 1.1 (rush)(wave)levantarse(sea)the crowd surged out through the gateshincharseanger/hatred surged up inside herla gente salió en tropel por las puertasto surge ahead to surge ahead of somebodyla ira/el odio la invadió or se apoderó de ella1.2 (increase sharply)adelantársele a alguien(demand/sales/popularity)aumentar vertiginosamenteExample sentences
- He warned that unless supply continued to meet demand, prices would surge once again.
- The prospect of power cuts had risen during the late 1990s as demand for power surged in line with economic growth.
- The testing equipment-maker's shares surged as sales rose for the first time in six quarters.
- The crowds surged forward immediately and smashed the sign.
- At about midday a truck pulled up and the crowd surged forward.
- The crowd was surging forward, deafening him with screams and cheers, more high pitched than not, as the majority of the throng pushing him forward seemed to be girls.
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