Translation of reel in Spanish:
- 1 1.1 (for wire, thread, tape)a cotton reel (British English)reel (masculine) (River Plate area)un carrete or (River Plate area) un carretel de hiloExample sentences1.2 (of film)
Example sentences1.3 (fishing)
- ‘I have to keep rolling the thread reels which keeps my elbows moving,’ he said.
- She was given a button, a needle, a cotton reel and a choice of private places she could use to sew a button on in school.
- One is quite tempted to ask the projectionist if he keeps switching reels from different films.
- Loose ends still abound in the final reel, leaving the film with a less than satisfying conclusion.
- Despite noticeable speckles, nicks and the odd scratch, the first reel of the film looks quite good with excellent contrast and sharp images.
- The eventual question is, to what lengths of madness will the obsessive Murnau go to complete the final reel of his masterwork?
- 2 (dance)(baile de origen escocés)Example sentences
- As a young officer in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, he became adept at reels, strathspeys and sword dances.
- Also on hand to entertain were young Irish dancers who performed reels, jigs and hornpipes.
- Suzanne and her sister Ann-Marie danced jogs, reels and hornpipes, to the delight of everyone present.
- 1 1.1 (move unsteadily) he came reeling out of the roomshe reeled back from the blowsalió de la habitación tambaleándose or dando tumbos1.2 (feel impact) See examples: they were still reeling from the last price riseel golpe la echó hacia atrás1.3todavía no se habían recuperado del impacto de la última subida de preciosalso: reeling present participle(motion/gait)
- 2(room/walls) (move in circles)my head was reelingdar vueltastodo me daba vueltasExample sentences
- ‘It is humiliating to see people reeling around dead drunk on a Friday or Saturday night,’ she says.
- Diners are discreetly shielded from the gaze of drinkers reeling past outside by the kind of blinds you often find on Greek or Italian restaurants.
- Danny was downbeat and self-absorbed, reeling from one personal incident to the next like a ship without a compass, and his friends were a mixed bunch of dipsomaniacs and egotists.
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