Übersetzung von “dangle” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /ˈdæŋ.ɡl̩/ us

to hang loosely, or to hold something so that it hangs loosely

Loose electric wires were dangling from the wall.
He dangled the puppet in front of the children.

to offer someone something that they want in order to persuade that person to do something

I’ve tried dangling all kinds of offers in front of him to get him to work harder at school, but nothing works.

(Übersetzung von “dangle” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)