Übersetzung von “spur” — Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch


noun uk /spɜːr/ us /spɜr/

a sharp, pointed piece of metal fixed to the boot of someone riding a horse

on the spur of the moment

If you do something on the spur of the moment, you do it suddenly, without planning it.

de improviso
verb uk /spɜːr/ us /spɜr/ present participle spurring, past tense and past participle spurred also spur on

to encourage someone to do something or something to happen

incitar, animar
Spurred on by his fans, he won the next three games easily.

(Übersetzung von “spur” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Spanisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)


noun /spəː/

a small instrument with a sharp point or points that a rider wears on his heels and digs into the horse’s sides to make it go faster.


anything that urges a person to make greater efforts

movido por el impulso
He was driven on by the spur of ambition.
on the spur of the moment

suddenly; without previous planning

sin pararse a pensar
We decided to go to Paris on the spur of the moment.
spur on phrasal verb

to urge a horse to go faster, using spurs, or a person to make greater efforts

He spurred his horse on
The thought of the prize spurred her on.

(Übersetzung von “spur” aus dem PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)