Spanish translation of 'crumpled'
- [clothes, paper]
hecho un higo (inf)
Example Sentences Including 'crumpled'
He saw blood, when he hit the boy's ear, and the boy crumpled.Field of Blood
Bending down beside the crumpled form, he swept the papers aside.Cormorant
Van Dehn crumpled to the ground, his hands gripped tightly over his midriff.Alastair McLean's 'Night Watch'
Trends of 'crumpled'
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- (also crumple up)
- (= fall)
- (= lose one's nerve)
- (= fall)
⇒ she crumpled to the floor
⇒ he just crumpled and lost all his confidence
se desmoronó or se vino abajo y perdió toda la confianza
⇒ his face crumpled and he started to cry
se le descompuso el rostro y se echó a llorar
- See crumple zone
Example Sentences Including 'crumple'
And then he crumpled to the floor - as much as his substantial figure could crumple - and Michael's face was all blood, anger and amazement.THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: The Sangreal Trilogy One (2004)
I needed all the self-control at my disposal not to let my knees fold under me and my body crumple on the floor.GO! (2001)
`Beecham Lazard,' she said, a whisper over the crumple of white cotton on the table.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
Translation of crumpled from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary