Spanish translation of 'overtook'
past tense of verbof overtake
Example Sentences Including 'overtook'
The tragedy which overtook him wasn't something that can be inherited.Absolute Truths
The clutter of towns and the populated lowland fell behind, and a feeling of space overtook them.LOST SUMMER (2002)
At last the quick anger which overtook Paula started to crowd out the horror.The Quest for K
Trends of 'overtook'
View usage over:
- (= pass)
- [competition, rival]
tomar la delantera a
⇒ he doesn't want to be overtaken
no quiere dejarse adelantar
⇒ you can't overtake that car on the bend
no puedes adelantar ese coche en la curva
⇒ we overtook a lorry near Burgos
cerca de Burgos adelantamos un camión
⇒ Swift has overtaken Metmark in steel production
Swift le ha tomado la delantera a Metmark en la producción de acero
⇒ we have been overtaken by events
los sucesos nos pillaron desprevenidos or de sorpresa
⇒ "no overtaking"
"prohibido rebasar" (Mex)
Example Sentences Including 'overtake'
He had an overtake of roughly twenty-five knots, had to close an eighteen mile gap.Cormorant
How that is to be done cannot be guessed, but first we must overtake them.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
But traffic was streaming towards them on the left and it was impossible to overtake the coach.Prosecutor
Translation of overtook from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary