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Translation of "spanner" - English-Spanish dictionary

spanner

noun   /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) llave inglesa
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to do something that prevents a plan or activity from succeeding suponer un obstáculo The funding for the project was withdrawn, so that really threw a spanner in the works.
(Definition of spanner from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

spanner

noun /ˈspӕnə/
a type of tool used for tightening or loosening nuts, bolts etc. llave inglesa
throw a spanner in the works
to frustrate or ruin (a plan, system etc) meter un palo en la rueda, sabotearlo todo A bug in the software really threw a spanner in the works.
(Definition of spanner from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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