Translation of lam in Spanish:

lam

Pronunciation: /læm/

n

  • (AmE) to go on the lam [journalese/lenguaje periodístico] darse* a la fuga, escaparse he's still on the lam sigue fugitivo to take it on the lam darse* a la fuga, escaparse
    More example sentences
    • She, however, has lent it to a thief on the lam from the police.
    • When the police come looking for him, he must go on the lam and try to piece together the last two years of his life using only the strange trinkets as clues.
    • Taylor and Thomas also tell the story of a convict on the lam in Maine who hid from police in snowy woods.

Phrasal verbs

lam into

(-mm- v + prep + o)
(BrE)
[colloquial/familiar] lace into

Definition of lam in:

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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.