Translation of "spanner" - English-Arabic dictionary


noun uk /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)

مِفْتاح رَبْط مُفتاح البَراغي
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

يَضَع العُقدة في المُنشار
The funding for the project was withdrawn, so that really threw a spanner in the works.

(Translation of “spanner” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)