Spanish translation of 'rearguard action'
combate m para cubrir una retirada
⇒ to fight a rearguard action(figurative)
resistir en lo posible
Example Sentences Including 'rearguard action'
Her reason staged a rearguard action against her body's desire.THE LAST TEMPTATION (2002)
That's because I'm bravely holding myself together: my brain is fighting a valiant rearguard action against the truth.LOVE YOU MADLY (2002)
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Translation of rearguard action from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary