Translation of knee in Spanish:
- 1 (Anatomy) I felt weak at the kneesse me aflojaron las piernasto be on one's kneesestar arrodilladohe fell on his knees in front of the king
estar de rodillas or [literary] de hinojoscayó de rodillas or [literary] se postró de hinojos ante el reyto go o get down on one's knees (down) on your knees!¡de rodillas!I'm not going down on my knees to him
¡arrodíllate!no se lo voy a pedir de rodillasmy/his knees were knocking [colloquial]me/le temblaban las piernasto bow o bend the knee to somebodydoblar la cerviz ante alguienon bended knee(s)de rodillasto bring somebody to his/her knees
de hinojos [literary]doblegar or humillar a alguiento bring something to its kneesthe strike brought the country to its kneesla huelga llevó el país al borde del desastreknee jointarticulación (feminine) de la rodillaExample sentences
- He will be out for the season after having an operation on his knee to repair cruciate ligaments.
- He rested on the floor on his hands and knees complaining of severe abdominal pain.
- For instance, be sure you can extend and flex your injured knee as fully as the other one.
- 2 (Clothing) my trousers have gone at the kneese me han roto los pantalones en la rodillaExample sentences
- I fell twice on the way home, soaking my mittens and the knees of my leggings.
- On the evening of her disappearance, she was wearing a pink sleeveless top, blue jeans with holes in the knees, a khaki duffel coat and black trainers.
- Faulkner wore jeans faded at the knees, a broad hat, and photochromic sunglasses.
- darle or pegarle un rodillazo ahe kneed me in the groinme dio un rodillazo en la ingleExample sentences
- But eyewitnesses had earlier told the court how the youth had set upon Mr Worrell, kneeing him in the face before deliberately stabbing him in the chest.
- He is accused of throwing the 37-year-old saleswoman against a wall, kneeing her in the head and striking her head on the ground.
- And not having slept on my own for more than three weeks, I now can't seem to drop off without someone next to me hogging the duvet and kneeing me in the back.
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