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2 Translation results for wrench in Spanish

noun | verb

wrench noun

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tirón, jalón; torcedura
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A wrench is used to tighten or loosen bolts, knobs and taps.

Example sentences of
wrench noun

  • With a sharp wrench of the hammer I pulled the nail from the board.
  • It was a wrench to say goodbye to all my friends.

Synonyms of
wrench noun

wrench verb

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wrenched, has wrenched, is wrenching, wrenches
arrancar (de un tirón); torcerse (un tobillo, un musculo, etc.)

Example sentences of
wrench verb

  • I tried to wrench free from his grip.
  • I tried to wrench myself free from his grip.
  • He wrenched his back when he tried to lift a heavy box.
  • She wrenched the toy from his grasp.
  • The statue was wrenched from its pedestal.

Synonyms of
wrench verb

Detailed synonyms for wrench verb

See: Jerk

Related phrases for wrench

Reverse translation for wrench

tirón  - pull, tug, yank 
jalón  - milestone, landmark, pull, tug 
torcedura  - twisting, buckling, sprain 
arrancar  (de un tirón) - to pull out, to tear out, to start an engine, (figurative) to jump start, to pick, to pluck (a flower), to get going, to start (an engine), to boot (a computer) 
torcerse  (un tobillo, un musculo, etc.)
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