Translation of whirl in Spanish:
- 1.1 (spin)(person)dar vueltas(leaves/dust)(head)the sails of the windmill were whirling around and arounddar vueltasmy head was giddy, the room was whirlinglas aspas del molino giraban sin pararestaba mareado, todo me daba vueltasExample sentences1.2 (move fast) (+ adverb complement) she whirled past on her bike
he whirled aroundpasó en su bicicleta como una exhalaciónse dio media vuelta rápidamenteExample sentences
- It seemed as though her body was dissolving, and as the potency rose, that her mind was whirling, spinning free of her.
- I stared out the window, my mind spinning and whirling.
- He was once again stoic and calculating, the face was blank, but she could sense that behind it his mind was whirling.
- He slammed the brakes as the world whirled around and past him.
- Whole afternoons must whirl past in a daze at Highgrove with hundreds of people rushing about.
- The world whirled past me in a blur, and I didn't stop for anything.
transitive verb (+ adverb complement)
- 1.1 (spin)the boat was whirled around by the currenthacer girarthe wind whirled the dust into the airla corriente hacía girar el bote1.2 (convey quickly)el viento levantaba remolinos de polvohe whirled us off to a nightclubnos llevó a un club nocturnoExample sentences
- The wind whistled through the trees, making the leaves whirl round Tanon's head.
- Will I soon be going to Tea Dances at the village hall, whirling Mrs Skidmore round in a slow waltz in between the cups of weak Typhoo and the Garibaldi biscuits?
- She kicked off her sandals and we started dancing; me whirling her round and round while her bare feet flew frivolously over the grass.
- (turn) the social whirlmy head was in a whirlel ajetreo de la vida socialhe was in a whirlmi cabeza era un torbellinola cabeza me daba vueltasto give something a whirl [colloquial]let's give it a whirlestaba totalmente confundidoprobemoshagamos la pruebaintentémosloExample sentences
- The tempestuous whirl of circum-Antarctic waters is also responsible for their being among the most fertile in the world.
- The rainbows of colour scattered around the room coupled with the whirl of the spinning wheels when they are put into motion is an amazing combination and makes for a very comfortable atmosphere.
- The whirl of snow rises up next to me becoming bigger than life, completely engulfs me and quickly passes over.
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