Spanish translation of 'straggling'
Example Sentences Including 'straggling'
Soaked to the skin, her hair straggling round her face, she looked desperately tired and her eyes were full of unhappiness.HIDING FROM THE LIGHT
They had not gone far on the fifth day when they left the last straggling pools and reed-beds of the marshes behind them.THE LORD OF THE RINGS (2004)
I was not pleased that the narrowing passage through the trees forced us into a long and straggling line.THE GOLDEN FOOL: Book Two of the Tawny Man (2002)
Trends of 'straggling'
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- (= lag behind)
⇒ the guests straggled out into the night
los invitados salieron poco a poco y desaparecieron en la noche
⇒ as the last runners straggled over the finishing line ...
a medida que iban cruzando la meta los últimos corredores ...
- (= spread untidily)
⇒ the village straggles on for miles
el pueblo se extiende varios kilómetros (sin tener un plano fijo)
⇒ her hair straggles over her face
el pelo le cae lacio delante de la cara
Example Sentences Including 'straggle'
It was a straggle of houses along the main road to Maddingleigh.The Other Devil's Name
Somewhere in these three or four streets, or in the straggle of cottages beyond, was presumably the Partridges ' cottage.Political Suicide
We passed through a straggle of houses with the smell of oil from olive presses.Skorpion's Death
Translation of straggling from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary