Translation of confinar in English:

confinar

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

  • confinar a algn a algo la parálisis lo ha confinado a una silla de ruedas he is confined to a wheelchair because of paralysis han sido confinados a puntos alejados del país they have been banished to o/or exiled to remote parts of the country

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • confinar con algo to border with sth

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (confinarse)

  • to shut oneself away tras la muerte del marido se ha confinado en casa since her husband died she's stayed shut away inside the house o/or she's shut herself away inside the house

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In Spain, pinchos are small portions of food, often on a cocktail stick, eaten in a bar or cafe. Often free, they are similar to tapas, but much smaller. There are pinchos of many foods, including Spanish omelet, ham, sausage, and anchovy.