Translation of "lurch" - English-Spanish dictionary


verb uk /lɜːtʃ/ us /lɝːtʃ/

to move in a way that is not regular or normal, especially making sudden movements backwards or forwards or from side to side

tambalearse, dar una sacudida
The train lurched forward and some of the people standing fell over.

(Translation of “lurch” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)


verb /ləːtʃ/

to move suddenly or unevenly forward; to roll to one side

The ancient bus lurched uncertainly along the road.
leave in the lurch

to leave (a person etc) in a difficult situation and without help

dejar solo ante el peligro
She left him in the lurch to do all the cooking alone.

(Translation of “lurch” from the PASSWORD English-Spanish Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)