¿Sabías que...?: Todos los dedos de la mano tienen nombre propio. ¿Cómo se llama el dedo gordo?
clutch / embrague
 
clutch   1   [klʌtʃ]
A. -noun
1. (automobiles)   embrague (m),   cloche (m) Latin America
(=pedal)   (pedal (m) del) embrague (m) or cloche (m)
·to let the clutch in
·embragar
·to let the clutch out
·desembragar
2. (=grasp)
·to make a clutch at something
·tratar de agarrar algo
·to fall into somebody'noun clutches
·caer en las garras de somebody, someone
·to get something out of somebody'noun clutches
·hacer que somebody, someone ceda la posesiónoun or se desprenda de algo
3. (United States)   *
(=crisis)   crisis feminine invariable
B. -transitive verb
(=catch hold of)   asir,   agarrar especially Latin America
(=hold tightly)   apretar,   agarrar
·she clutched my arm and begged me not to go
·se me agarró al brazo y me suplicó que no me marchara
C. -intransitive verb
·to clutch at
·tratar de agarrar
(figurative)   aferrarse a
·he clutched at my hand
·trató de agarrarme la mano
·to clutch at a hope
·aferrarse a una esperanza
a. to clutch at straws   aferrarse a cualquier esperanza
 
clutch / nidada
 
clutch   2   [klʌtʃ]   -noun
. [of eggs]   nidada (f)
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
Search another word or see clutch on Dictionary | Thesaurus
Word of the Day
untimely
Phrase of the Day

Travel Narrative
Primer encuentro: ¡Encantada! / My roommate: first encounter
Copyright ©  2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
About PRIVACY POLICY Terms Careers Advertise with Us Contact Us Suggest a Word Help