Translation of skid in Spanish:
- 1 (slide) (Cars) to go into a skidExample sentences
- The noise startled him, and he slid into a side skid.
- An undignified skid and a few slides later found him at the entrance to the parlor, where the voices had retreated to.
- Steer control induces a resistance in the steering, encouraging the driver to steer away from the resistance and so, out of the skid or slide.
- 2 (for moving goods) to be on the skids [colloquial] to hit the skidsempezar a ir cuesta abajoto put the skids under somebodyhacerle or (Spain) ponerle la zancadilla a alguien(a)serrucharle el piso a alguien (Southern Cone)that put the skids under our proposalseso dio al traste con nuestras propuestasExample sentences
- Unmarked crates, heavy machinery, and piles upon piles of empty skids filled the most of it.
- He constructed very long, rough wooden skids which he assembled into semi-geometric structures.
- The lumber coming off the saw is bundled and tagged and stacked on a skid.
intransitive verb -dd-
resbalarse(object)the car skidded on the ice
deslizarseel coche patinó or derrapó en el hielowe skidded off the road/into a treepatinamos or derrapamos y nos salimos de la carretera/y chocamos contra un árbolthe vehicle skidded to a haltel vehículo se detuvo tras dar un patinazoI skidded across the kitchen floor(me) resbalé y me fui de un lado al otro de la cocinaExample sentences
- His bike skidded sideways and hit the road divider.
- It is understood that the vehicle skidded after avoiding a car involved in another accident, mounted the verge and became impaled on a pole projecting from a crash barrier.
- The bike was skidding sideways, and it slammed into the branch.
- Her bare feet skidded and slid over the dirt, sandals long since broken in the fight.
- I skidded, slipped, cursed, crashed, and generally regressed one full level in ability.
- Begin your powder turn and then instead of hitting your edges hard to carve a turn, stand up on two feet and let your skis slide or skid diagonally across the fall line.
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