Spanish translation of 'shrinking'
- [resources etc]
- See shrinking violet
Example Sentences Including 'shrinking'
Withington was no shrinking violet either, he was playing up to the widow for all he was worth.Something in the Water
Indeed, as he peered out through the opening, the bush seemed to close round him, shrinking to form a second skin.A Roomful of Birds - Scottish short stories 1990
Meanwhile, within the shrinking confines of the Reich, there was more room to the east than in the west.In Love and War
Trends of 'shrinking'
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- (= get smaller)
⇒ to shrink in the wash
encogerse al lavarwill not shrink
no se encoge,
⇒ to shrink away to nothing
reducirse a nada,
- (also shrink away) (also shrink back)
echar marcha atrás
⇒ I shrink from doing it
no me atrevo a hacerlo
⇒ he did not shrink from touching it
no vaciló en tocarlo
⇒ to shrink a part on(technical)
montar una pieza en caliente
- (= psychiatrist)
- See shrink wrap
Example Sentences Including 'shrink'
A customer who was a shrink told me I was right to leave the child.Splitting
Carole Rochester, noticing the bloodstains, had appeared to shrink.The Scar
I wouldn't put much money on Dyer's staying out of the shrink 's hands much longer.Passion in the Peak
Translation of shrinking from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary