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bloqueado

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Translation of bloqueado in English:

adjetivo/adjective

  • quedaron bloqueados en el aeropuerto they were stuck o/or they were left stranded at the airport nos quedamos bloqueados a causa del temporal we were cut off by the storm un camión bloqueado en medio del agua a truck stranded o/or stuck in the floodwater ver tb bloquear

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