Übersetzung von “wrench” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb /rentʃ/ us /rentʃ/

to pull something violently away from a fixed position

arrancar com puxão violento, arrebatar
The phone had been wrenched off the wall.
noun /rentʃ/ us /rentʃ/ US UK spanner

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 wrench in the works US UK put/throw a spanner 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The funding for the project was withdrawn, so that really threw a wrench in the works.

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