There are 2 translations of thrust in Spanish:

thrust1

(past & past p thrust)
Pronunciation: /θrʌst/

vt

  • (push) empujar; (push out) sacar*; (insert) clavar he thrust her against the wall la empujó contra la pared she thrust her head out of the window sacó la cabeza por la ventana he thrust out his chest sacó pechoto thrust sth at sb she thrust the book at me me tendió el libro bruscamente or con agresividadto thrust sth into sth he thrust his knife into the bundle clavó su cuchillo en el fardo he thrust his sword into the ground clavó or hincó su espada en la tierra he thrust his hands into his pockets se metió las manos en los bolsillos they thrust him into the room lo metieron a la fuerza en la habitación he was thrust into the role of … le endilgaron or [familiar/colloquial] le enjaretaron or le encajaron el papel de … she thrust the thought to the back of her mind apartó la idea de la cabeza he thrust his way into the crowded hall entró abriéndose paso a empujones entre la gente que abarrotaba la sala

vi

  • 1.1 (with sword) dar* estocadas to thrust at sb tirarle una estocada a algn 1.2 (push) (+ adv compl) he thrust past me pasó por mi lado apartándome bruscamente the army thrust south el ejército se abrió camino hacia el sur

Phrasal verbs

thrust aside

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[object/person] hacer* a un lado, apartar (bruscamente); [suggestion] desechar, rechazar*; [warning] hacer* caso omiso de, ignorar

thrust on

thrust upon v + o + prep + o
the role of mediator was thrust on her by circumstances las circunstancias le impusieron el papel de mediadora I don't want to thrust the children on you no te quiero endilgar a los niños he thrust himself on us nos impuso su presencia, se nos pegó [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.

There are 2 translations of thrust in Spanish:

thrust2

n

  • 2 c (general direction) this is consistent with the thrust of their reforms esto es coherente con el carácter or la tendencia general de sus reformas the (main) thrust of the report is that … la idea central del informe es que …

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Word of the day caudillo
m
leader …
Cultural fact of the day

The most famous celebrations of Holy Week in the Spanish-speaking world are held in Seville. Lay brotherhoods, cofradías, process through the city in huge parades between Palm Sunday and Easter Sunday. Costaleros bear the pasos, huge floats carrying religious figures made of painted wood. Others, nazarenos (Nazarenes) and penitentes (penitents) walk alongside the pasos, in their distinctive costumes. During the processions they sing saetas, flamenco verses mourning Christ's passion. The Seville celebrations date back to the sixteenth century.