Übersetzung von “spanner” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch

spanner

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)

chave inglesa/de porca
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

criar entraves para que as coisas não deem certo
The funding for the project was withdrawn, so that really threw a spanner in the works.

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