Translation of swoop in Spanish:
- (aircraft)descender or bajar en picada or (Spain) en picado(bird of prey)abatirse(police)the eagle was waiting to swoopllevar a cabo una redadathe police swooped on the illegal laboratoryel águila acechaba para abatirse sobre su presathe hills swoop down dramatically to the seala policía llevó a cabo una redada en el laboratorio ilegallas colinas caen abruptamente al marExample sentences
- The small bird swooped down and landed by the girls hand.
- A fresh winter wind whips past and the occasional bird swoops through a brilliant blue sky.
- The sight is dramatic as the bird swoops on its prey and lifts it clear of the water in its claws.
- This morning's events followed three arrests after police swooped on homes across the district in a series of raids yesterday.
- A 22-year-old man has been arrested after police swooped on the four-bedroom home in Woodward Heights, Grays.
- Five people were arrested today when police swooped on a house on a York estate as part of a clampdown on crime in the area.
- (of bird, aircraft)descenso (masculine) en picada or (Spain) en picado(by police)in o at one fell swoopde una sola vezExample sentences
- But he ruled out a swoop for even more shares in the company, saying ‘We have no plans to further increase the level of this investment.’
- He has contacts within the flashy high-speed world of Formula One and some of the men involved in his financial swoop for City are believed to be from the Grand Prix circuit.
- There is still scope to sign players on frees, though, and Hughes is open to the idea of making a swoop for someone like Cole, providing it's financially viable.
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