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wobble

Pronunciation: /ˈwɑːbəl; ˈwɒbəl/

Translation of wobble in Spanish:

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • 1.1 (tremble) [jelly] temblar* his voice wobbles on the high notes le tiembla la voz en los agudos
    Example sentences
    • ‘You cannot harm us,’ said the priestess of Elle, though her hands shook and her voice wobbled as well.
    • She met his eyes, her voice wobbled and she was shaking.
    • So we're given the impression of Connor's leg shaking and his voice wobbling.
    1.2 (sway, waver) [cyclist] bambolearse; [wheel] bailar; [chair] tambalearse he wobbled down the steps bajó la escalera tambaleándose
    Example sentences
    • He pushed to the side, legs wobbling, and his hands found the door.
    • It then started wobbling from side to side and he became frightened.
    • My legs wobbled slightly, just adjusting to the floor beneath my feet.
    Example sentences
    • But it's wobbling in the direction of the same package leisure industry which gave us the gym.
    • The little animal then staggered, wobbled and limped around for a few seconds before turning for the last time to his rescuers and wandering off back into nature.
    • I walked straight up towards Brandon, who wobbled down the hall in the opposite direction.
    Example sentences
    • He has wavered, wobbled, and wiggled about the war since it began.
    • It is therefore odd to watch him waver and wobble over an issue that is not only outrageously unjust, but also flagrantly illegal.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

noun/nombre

  • this wheel has a bit of a wobble esta rueda baila un poco he walks with a wobble se tambalea al caminar her voice had an awful wobble on the high notes la voz le temblaba terriblemente en los agudos

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