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2 Translation results for balk in Spanish

verb | noun

balk verb

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balked, has balked, is balking, balks
obstaculizar, impedir; plantarse (dícese de un caballo, etc.)

Example sentences of
balk verb

  • The horse balked and would not jump the fence.
  • The runner on third base tried to make the pitcher balk.

Detailed synonyms for balk verb

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balk noun

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Example sentences of
balk noun

  • the extravagant centerpiece proved to be a balk to the flow of conversation

Reverse translation for balk

obstaculizar  - to obstruct, to hinder 
impedir  - to prevent, to block, to impede, to hinder 
plantarse  (dícese de un caballo, etc.) - to stand firm, to arrive, to show up, to balk 
obstáculo  - obstacle 
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