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lifeline

Pronunciation: /ˈlaɪflaɪn/

Translation of lifeline in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • (rope) cuerda (feminine) 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 civilización
    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.

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