Übersetzung von “spanner” — Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /ˈspæn·ər/ /ˈspæn·ər/ UK US wrench

a tool with a round end that is used to turn nuts and bolts (= metal objects used to fasten things together)

chiave inglese
put/throw a spanner in the works UK US put/throw a wrench in the works

to do something that prevents a plan or activity from succeeding

mettere i bastoni fra le ruote
The funding for the project was withdrawn, so that really threw a spanner in the works. I fondi per il progetto sono stati bloccati, quindi ciò ha proprio messo i bastoni fra le ruote.

(Übersetzung von “spanner” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Italienisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)