There are 2 translations of swerve in Spanish:

swerve1

Pronunciation: /swɜːrv; swɜːv/

vi

  • 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 tráfico
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    • 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.
    1.2 (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]

vt

  • [vehicle] hacer* virar bruscamente

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There are 2 translations of swerve in Spanish:

swerve2

n

  • 1.1 countable/numerable (movement — of vehicle) viraje (masculine) brusco, volantazo (masculine) (Mexico/México) ; (— of boxer, footballer) finta (feminine), regate (masculine) (Spain/España)
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    • The tall and rather narrow little car could not cope with sudden swerves.
    • Being world class is not just holding glittering events but roads on which traffic can move at an average and safe speed of at least 40 kmph. without frequent swerves and stops to avoid potholes.
    • When garbage contains hard objects, it can contribute more directly to accidents by causing damage to vehicles, punctures or dangerous swerves.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (of ball) efecto (masculine)
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    • I remember Steve Davis explaining how Higgins used body action to put swerve on a ball.
    • He has accuracy and the ability to make the ball dip and swerve or whatever is needed.
    • But no one was calling for a penalty when Pryce came out of nowhere to collect the ball, swerve round the last man and dive over between the sticks.

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Cultural fact of the day

The Cortes Generales is the Spanish Parliament, consisting of two houses, the lower house or Congreso de los Diputados and the upper house or Senado. It is a legislative body, approves state budgets, and exercises other powers relating to international treaties and agreements, the autonomous regions and appointments to posts in institutions such as the Tribunal Constitucional.