- (rope) cuerda (f) de salvamento the bank threw them a lifeline el banco les tendió una mano it was their lifeline to civilization era su único medio de contacto con la civilizaciónMore example sentences
- After nearly half an hour they were spotted by the crew of a passing boat, and a lifeline was thrown to Rachel who was pulled aboard.
- Al snatched at a fleeting memory like a drowning sailor grabbing a lifeline.
- At least two people had to be rescued using a lifeline and life jackets as they were pulled through the fast flowing water.
Browse other language resources
Find out how to write letters in Spanish, including advice on greetings, layout, endings...
Cultural fact of the day
Today is a public holiday in Peru (Día de la Independencia)