Translation of surround in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /səˈraʊnd/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (encircle) [place/person] rodear the house is surrounded by trees la casa está rodeada de árboles the garden was surrounded by a fence el jardín estaba cercado por una valla he was immediately surrounded by his bodyguards inmediatamente lo rodearon sus guardaespaldas we are surrounded by so much beauty estamos rodeados de tanta belleza surrounded by her family rodeada de su familia mystery surrounds the events leading up to his death los acontecimientos que llevaron a su muerte están rodeados de or envueltos en misterio 1.2 [Military/Militar] [enemy/position] rodear, cercar* we've got you surrounded te tenemos rodeado or cercado
    More example sentences
    • There will be no parking at the ground or in surrounding streets.
    • They thrive off of human interaction, they love company, they love to talk to people, to socialize, to surround themselves with people.
    • Restaurants, bars and hotels could surround the water.
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    • The club was literally surrounded by police forces, including mobile armed units of the patrol service Scut.
    • The barn on the property was surrounded by police officers drawing their weapons.
    • The jet was surrounded by police and commandos but there was no indication of the number of hijackers.


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