Translation of "screw" - English-Catalan dictionary


noun uk /skruː/ us /skru/

a small, pointed piece of metal that you turn round and round to fasten things together

have a screw loose

If you say that someone has a screw loose, you mean that they behave in a strange way and seem slightly mentally ill.

faltar-li a algú un bull
verb uk /skruː/ us /skru/

to fasten something with a screw

caragolar, fixar amb caragols
You need to screw the cabinet to the wall.

to fasten something by turning it round until it is tight

caragolar, fixar amb caragols

(Translation of “screw” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)