Spanish translation of 'tightrope'
cuerda f floja
▪ idiom: to be on a tightrope, be walking a tightrope andar en la cuerda floja
See tightrope walker
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Example Sentences Including 'tightrope'
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Silver (aged six) asked why she was afraid of heights if she used to be a tightrope walker.The Times Literary Supplement (2010)
Retailers, having cut back dramatically on inventories over the past year, are now walking a tightrope.Times, Sunday Times (2009)
It's like walking a tightrope.Acrylics Masterclass (1994)
He asked the famous tightrope walker, he tells her, how he had the nerve to perform his acrobatic feats.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He walks the tightrope between drama and farce.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
I feel I am walking a tightrope all the time.Times, Sunday Times (2008)
Instead, the show walked a tightrope between sentiment and sentimentality.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
It must tread a tightrope between being too punitive or too lenient.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
It's a tricky enough business to perform this rustic comedy without the full paraphernalia of dancers, village musicians and tightrope walkers.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
It's an impossible tightrope to walk.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
Also guilty of reckless challenge in first half and had to walk the tightrope.The Sun (2016)
And he will now be walking another disciplinary tightrope over the coming six weeks.The Sun (2015)
For a player who walks a disciplinary tightrope, a fifth booking around the festive fixtures is par for the course.The Sun (2016)
Serbia are walking a disciplinary tightrope as six of their regulars are on one booking.The Sun (2010)
We are walking a tightrope on that issue.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
My afternoon begins with tightrope walking.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
Next up for me it was tightrope walking - how hard could that be?Times, Sunday Times (2007)
And you have to walk that tightrope while making magnanimous noises to your opponent.Times, Sunday Times (2011)
Bank bosses ARE walking a tightrope.The Sun (2009)
He performed both feats without safety nets or harnesses and set new records for tightrope walking.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The party system therefore treads a tightrope.Democracy and its Critics - Anglo-American democratic thought in the nineteenth century (1989)
WHY did the lion eat the tightrope walker?The Sun (2010)
Your top cop needs to be a cheerleader, tightrope walker.The Sun (2008)
Modern men and women walk a tightrope, with tiny changes being enough to tip the balance one way or the other.Times, Sunday Times (2017)
Sir, Britain is walking an economic tightrope.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
In a sense they have walked a policy tightrope, aiming to do something about economic hardship without demanding "unrealistic" political changes.Science, Technology, and Social Change (1988)
It must often be a very difficult tightrope to tread, since for very many patients medication is a definite lifeline.Why am I Afraid to Grieve (1994)
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British English: tightrope NOUN
A tightrope is a tightly stretched piece of rope on which someone balances and performs tricks in a circus.
Translation of tightrope from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary