Spanish translation of 'dead hand'
- (figurative) [of state, bureaucracy]
peso m muerto
Example Sentences Including 'dead hand'
Voss was driven back to Restricted Area I in silence, the dead hand of a full inquiry already on his shoulder.THE COMPANY OF STRANGERS (2002)
The cold stone is fallen; Dark door is standing wide; dead hand is broken.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
The library is closed to celebrate its release from the dead hand and limp wrist of poor Percy.CASCADES - THE DAY OF THE DEAD (2001)
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Translation of dead hand from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary