intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1.1 (change direction) [vehicle/driver/horse] virar bruscamente, dar* un viraje brusco, dar* un volantazo (Mexico/México) ; [ball] ir* con efecto; [footballer] fintar, quebrar* she swerved to avoid the dog viró bruscamente para no atropellar al perro he swerved in and out of the traffic zigzagueó por entre el tráficoMore example sentences1.2 (deviate) [literary/literario] desviarse* I shall not swerve from my purpose [literary/literario] no me desviaré de mi propósito, no cejaré en mi propósito [literary/literario]
- A few cars swerved and squeezed by us, but finally someone had to stop and give us way.
- He said his wife had tried to get help by stopping passing cars but one had swerved around her.
- It should be widened and sidewalks introduced - a truck swerving to avoid a pedestrian was the cause of one of last week's crashes there.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them.