Spanish translation of 'shunt'
cambiar de vía,
⇒ to shunt sb about
enviar a algn de acá para allá
⇒ the form was shunted about between different departments
la solicitud fue enviada de departamento a departamento (sin que nadie la atendiese)
⇒ we were shunted about all day
nos tuvieron dando vueltas todo el día
⇒ to shunt sb aside
apartar a algn,
relegar a algn a un puesto menos importante
⇒ he was shunted into retirement
lograron con maña que se jubilase
⇒ to shunt to and fro
trajinar de acá para allá
Example Sentences Including 'shunt'
Row upon row of cattle trucks move slowly out of a siding and shunt into an icy night.SEA MUSIC (2003)
Rebecca watches the bouncer shunt an overeager boy in the chest, forcing him back down the steps.THE CHEEK PERFORATION DANCE (2002)
He gripped his wife's elbow and gave her a gentle shunt with his shoulder.INSTRUMENTS OF DARKNESS (2002)
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Translation of shunt from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary