"afanarse" English translation

ES

"afanarse" in English

ES

afanarse {verb}

volume_up
1. slang
afanarse (also: birlar, volar, mangar)
volume_up
to nip {v.t.} [Amer.] [coll.] (steal)
afanarse (also: volarse)
volume_up
to swipe {v.t.} [coll.] (steal)
2. "robar", slang
afanarse (also: chorar, chapar, mangar)
volume_up
to nick {vb} [Brit.] [coll.]
volume_up
to pinch {vb} [Brit.] [coll.]
3. colloquial
afanarse (also: birlar, volar)
volume_up
to jack {v.t.} [Amer.] [coll.] (to steal)
4. "esforzarse"
El Gobierno de Islandia debe afanarse más: son los ciudadanos islandeses los que deben estar convencidos de participar en el desafío europeo.
The Icelandic Government must work harder: it is the Icelandic people who must be convinced about wanting to participate in the European challenge.

Context sentences for "afanarse" in English

These sentences come from external sources and may not be accurate. bab.la is not responsible for their content. Read more here.

SpanishEn segundo lugar, es preciso que el Consejo Europeo evite afanarse por estar al final de la lista –la huida adelante.
Secondly, the European Council must avoid a scramble to be at the end of the list – .