There are 2 translations of hamstring in Spanish:

hamstring1

Pronunciation: /ˈhæmstrɪŋ/

n

  • (of person) ligamento (m) de la corva; (of horse) tendón (m) del corvejón or jarrete
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    • The lift is actually performed by the leg muscles (quadriceps, hamstrings, and gluteus maximus) on the way up.
    • You must squat to build a symmetrical sexy lower body with a balance between the quadriceps and the hamstrings and gluteus maximus.
    • Your gluteus maximus and hamstrings are powerful hip extensors that are activated whenever you stand, sit or step up.
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    • Do not run down the rear of the leg when nearing the hock as it is easy to cut the hamstring and cause lameness.
    • They can go to the neck and slice the jugular vein and carotid artery; they can cut the hamstring above the hock; they can cut the band on top of the neck.

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There are 2 translations of hamstring in Spanish:

hamstring2

vt (past tense & past participle/pasado y participio pasado -strung /ˈhæmstrʌŋ/)

  • 1.1 (render powerless) (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) I was hamstrung: I couldn't help them estaba atado de pies y manos: no podía ayudarlos the project was hamstrung by lack of funds el proyecto se vio frustrado por falta de fondos
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    • His ability to bring reform to Brazil will be hamstrung by budget restrictions
    • Its construction has been hamstrung by numerous delays and corruption scandals.
    • But our currency is hamstrung by severe structural distortions in both the economic and financial spheres.
    1.2 [horse] cortarle el tendón del corvejón or jarrete a
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    • He hammered the remnants of his blade into the chest of the one who shattered it, and jumped to avoid a swipe that would have hamstrung him.
    • Squall pushed aside the chair that Mathers was trying to hamstring him with.

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Bullfighting is popular in Spain and in Mexico, Colombia, Peru, and Venezuela. For some Spaniards it is crucial to Spanish identity. The season runs from March to October in Spain, from November to March in Latin America.