Spanish translation of 'mob'
- (= crowd)
bola f (Mex)
- (= rabble)
turba f (esp LAm)
⇒ some houses were burnt by the mobs
unas casas fueron incendiadas por el populacho
⇒ the army has become a mob
el ejército se ha transformado en una turba incontrolada
⇒ they went in a mob to the town hall
fueron en tropel al ayuntamiento
⇒ to join the mob
echarse a las calles
⇒ they're a hard-drinking mob
son una pandilla de borrachos
- (= crowd)
⇒ the mob(pejorative)(= the masses)
- (informal, = criminal gang)
⇒ Joe and his mob
Joe y su pandilla
⇒ the Mob(US)
⇒ which mob were you in?
¿en qué regimiento estuviste?
- (= attack)
- (= surround)
⇒ he was mobbed whenever he went out
al salir siempre se veía acosado por la gente
⇒ the minister was mobbed by journalists
los periodistas se apiñaban en torno al ministro
Example Sentences Including 'mob'
They were followed within minutes by an angry mob of settlers on foot, determined to avenge the murder of one of their leaders.When the Apricots Bloom
All one way now, with the multicoloured mob a long winding tide.The Tartan Ringers
They turned as Alec's car lights appeared, and they were on him in a mob before he had locked the car.Death and Transfiguration
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Translation of mob from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary