Translation of thwart in Spanish:

thwart

Pronunciation: /θwɔːrt; θwɔːt/

vt

  • [plan/attempt/desire] frustrar we were thwarted by the weather nos falló el tiempo, el tiempo frustró or desbarató nuestros planes the police managed to thwart the robbers la policía frustró el propósito de los ladrones I feel thwarted at every move me siento coartado en todo lo que intento
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    • Also his best laid plans were thwarted when he attempted to return to see his family in South Africa.
    • The story revolves round the locals’ attempts to thwart the plan.
    • In their relationships with women, Russell and Ayer both seemed quite oblivious to the feelings of others when such feelings were likely to thwart their plans or ambitions.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.