Spanish translation of 'wrest'
⇒ to wrest sth from sb
arrebatar or arrancar algo a algn
⇒ to wrest gold from the rocks
extraer a duras penas oro de las rocas
⇒ to wrest a living from the soil
vivir penosamente cultivando la tierra
⇒ to wrest o.s. free
(lograr) liberarse tras grandes esfuerzos
Example Sentences Including 'wrest'
Pray God she could wrest the poor child from that man and his corrupting influence.Grace
It is credited with having been twisted into that shape while attempting to wrest nails from the crucifixion.MR GOLIGHTLY'S HOLIDAY (2003)
The last thing she wanted was for them to imagine they could intimidate her, or somehow wrest a little power from her.COLDHEART CANYON (2001)
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Translation of wrest from the Collins English to Spanish Dictionary