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Translation of "roll" - English-Spanish dictionary

roll

verb
to move on wheels, rollers etc (hacer) rodar The children rolled the cart up the hill, then let it roll back down again. to form (a piece of paper, a carpet) into the shape of a tube by winding enrollar Help me to roll the carpet back. (of a person or animal in a lying position) to turn over dar(se) la vuelta The doctor rolled the patient (over) on to his side The dog rolled on to its back. to shape (clay etc) into a ball or cylinder by turning it about between the hands moldear He rolled the clay into a ball. to cover with something by rolling envolver, liar When the little girl’s dress caught fire, they rolled her in a blanket. to make (something) flat or flatter by rolling something heavy over it alisar, allanar; estirar The lawn needs rolling Roll the pastry (out) into a rectangle about 5mm thick.. (of a ship) to rock from side to side while travelling forwards balancearse, mecerse The storm made the ship roll. to make a series of low sounds retumbar; redoblar The thunder rolled The drums rolled. to move (one’s eyes) round in a circle to express fear, surprise etc poner los ojos en blanco She rolled her eyes in consternation. to travel in a car etc rodar, ir; viajar We were rolling along merrily when a tyre burst. (of waves, rivers etc) to move gently and steadily ondular, fluir; romper The waves rolled in to the shore. (of time) to pass pasar, sucederse Months rolled by.
(Definition of roll from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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