Spanish translation of 'flinch'
- (= shrink back)
⇒ he flinched at the pain
se estremeció del dolor
⇒ I flinched when he touched me
cuando me tocó, me estremecí
⇒ he struck her hard but she did not flinch
la golpeó con fuerza, pero ni se inmutó
⇒ without flinching
- (= shirk)
⇒ he did not flinch from his responsibilities
no se retrajo de sus obligaciones
Example Sentences Including 'flinch'
I flinched at the sound of his voice, but I tried to keep the flinch inwards.LEARNING TO TALK: Short stories (2003)
With a flinch , Patrick feels her cold feet press against his legs, her feet seeking the warmth of his calves.THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
She gritted her teeth, tears flowing down her cheeks, but she didn't flinch or make a sound.Cormorant
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Translation of flinch from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary