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trample
American English: /ˈtræmpəl/
British English: /ˈtramp(ə)l/

Translation of trample in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (stamp on, crush) they trampled the daffodils into the ground
    pisotearon los narcisos
    they were trampled to death
    murieron aplastados
    Example sentences
    • Conversely, the likelihood of me trampling anyone as I walk down the street is highly unlikely!
    • There have been villagers in other parts of Zambia mauled by lions, trampled underfoot by elephants and hippos.
    • Last year, 14 pilgrims were trampled to death during the ritual and 35 died in a 2001 stampede.
  • 2 (ignore)
    (ideals)
    pisotear
    Example sentences
    • ‘The country's relatively loose control over these companies has enabled some greedy bosses to trample on workers' rights’, she said.
    • Born-and-bred residents are being trampled on by wealthy incomers who push property prices even further beyond their reach, they say.
    • They had a big job to do in taking maintenance work back from numerous engineering companies, but that is no excuse for trampling over workers' employment rights.

intransitive verb

  • 1to trample on somebody/somethingpolice horses trampled on demonstrators
    los caballos de la policía arrollaron or atropellaron a los manifestantes
    the newspaper had been trampled on by passers-by
    el periódico había sido pisoteado por los transeúntes
  • 2 (ignore)to trample on something
    (on ideals)
    pisotear algo
    (on rights)
    pisotear or atropellar algo
    he trampled on anyone who got in his way
    se llevaba por delante a todo aquel que se interpusiera en su camino
    to trample over somebody
    pisotear a alguien
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