clutch

clutch
1. verb
1) ((with at) to try to take hold of: I clutched at a floating piece of wood to save myself from drowning.) agarrar
2) (to hold tightly (in the hands): She was clutching a 50-cent piece.) apretar

2. noun
1) (control or power: He fell into the clutches of the enemy.) dominio
2) ((the pedal operating) a device by means of which two moving parts of an engine may be connected or disconnected: He released the clutch and the car started to move.) embrague
clutch vb agarrar / estrechar
she clutched her bag agarró el bolso

clutch /'klʊtʃ/ sustantivo masculino (AmC, Col, Méx, Ven) clutch 'clutch' also found in these entries: Spanish: aferrarse - clavo - embrague - nidada - clotch - embragar - pedal - sobre English: clutch - disengage - engage - straw - release - slip
clutch
tr[klʌʧ]
noun
1 SMALLAUTOMOBILES/SMALL embrague nombre masculino
2 (grasp, grip) agarrón nombre masculino
transitive verb
1 (seize) agarrar; (hold tightly) estrechar, apretar
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SMALLIDIOMATIC EXPRESSION/SMALL
to fall into somebody's clutches caer en las garras de alguien
to clutch at straws aferrarse a cualquier cosa
to let in the clutch SMALLAUTOMOBILES/SMALL embragar
to let out the clutch SMALLAUTOMOBILES/SMALL desembragar
clutch bag cartera
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clutch
tr[klʌʧ]
noun
1 (of eggs) nidada
clutch ['klʌʧ] vt
: agarrar, asir
clutch vi
to clutch at : tratar de agarrar
clutch n
1) grasp, grip: agarre m, apretón m
2) : embrague m, clutch m (de una máquina)
3) clutches npl
: garras fpl
he fell into their clutches: cayó en sus garras
clutch
n.
apresamiento s.m.
embrague (Automóvil) s.m.
uña s.f.
v.
agarrafar v.
agarrar v.
empuñar v.
klʌtʃ
I
noun
1)
a) clutches pl garras fpl

to be in/fall into somebody's/something's clutches — estar*/caer* en las garras de alguien/algo

b) (difficult, crucial situation) (AmE)

in the clutch — (colloq) en las emergencias; (before n)

clutch situation — situación f de emergencia

2)
a) (device) embrague m, clutch m (AmC, Col, Méx, Ven)
b) clutch (pedal) (pedal m del) embrague m, clutch m (AmC, Col, Méx, Ven)

to let out the clutch — desembragar*, soltar* el embrague

3)
a) (of eggs) nidada f
b) (group, bunch) puñado m

II
1.
transitive verb tener* firmemente agarrado

she clutched the child to her breast — estrechó or apretó al niño contra su pecho


2.
vi

to clutch AT something — tratar de agarrarse de algo


I [klʌtʃ]
1. N
1) (Aut) embrague m , cloche m (LAm); (=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 sth — tratar de agarrar algo

to fall into sb's clutches — caer en las garras de algn

to get sth out of sb's clutches — hacer que algn ceda la posesión or se desprenda de algo

3) (US) * (=crisis) crisis f inv
2.
VT (=catch hold of) asir, agarrar (esp LAm); (=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

3.
VI

to clutch at — tratar de agarrar; (fig) aferrarse a

he clutched at my hand — trató de agarrarme la mano

to clutch at a hope — aferrarse a una esperanza

- clutch at straws
4.
CPD

clutch bag N — bolso m (sin asas)

clutch pedal N[of car] (pedal m del) embrague m


II
[klʌtʃ]
N [of eggs] nidada f
* * *
[klʌtʃ]
I
noun
1)
a) clutches pl garras fpl

to be in/fall into somebody's/something's clutches — estar*/caer* en las garras de alguien/algo

b) (difficult, crucial situation) (AmE)

in the clutch — (colloq) en las emergencias; (before n)

clutch situation — situación f de emergencia

2)
a) (device) embrague m, clutch m (AmC, Col, Méx, Ven)
b) clutch (pedal) (pedal m del) embrague m, clutch m (AmC, Col, Méx, Ven)

to let out the clutch — desembragar*, soltar* el embrague

3)
a) (of eggs) nidada f
b) (group, bunch) puñado m

II
1.
transitive verb tener* firmemente agarrado

she clutched the child to her breast — estrechó or apretó al niño contra su pecho


2.
vi

to clutch AT something — tratar de agarrarse de algo


English-spanish dictionary. 2013.

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