Spanish translation of 'rein'
- (usu pl)
⇒ the reins of government(figurative)
las riendas del gobierno
⇒ to draw rein
tirar de la rienda (also fig)
⇒ to keep a tight rein on sb(figurative)
refrenar a algn
⇒ we must keep a tight rein on expenditure
tenemos que restringir los gastos
⇒ to give sb free rein(figurative)
dar rienda suelta a algn
Example Sentences Including 'rein'
She opened it wider, allowing the sweet spring breeze free rein to play with her hair.Death of a Nymph
He was gripping his hands together tightly, as though concerned about something, holding tight rein on himself.A Trout in the Milk
I was going crazy thinking about him, worrying about him, what was he up to, what was James up to without me there to rein things in.THE KINDEST USE A KNIFE (2002)
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Translation of rein from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary