"espinas" English translation

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"espinas" in English

ES espinas
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{feminine plural}

1. general

espinas
bristling with spines

2. "de pescado"

espinas (also: huesos, osamenta)
the fish was full of bones
Pues bien, yo constato que el Tratado de Lisboa no ha llegado en espinas al puerto, que lo esencial está ahí.
Well, I can see that the Treaty of Lisbon has not arrived at harbour as a pile of bones, but that its essence is still there.
Esos peces se hunden y las escamas y las espinas cubren los lechos marinos, experimentando, como dice el poeta nacional del Reino Unido, un cambio marino que se convierte en algo rico y extraño.
They sink - the scales and the bones are clogging the sea beds, suffering - as the UK's national poet puts it - a sea change into something rich and strange.

3. "de cactus"

espinas

4. "de rosal"

espinas
Espinas es lo que encuentran los trabajadores de su país, y sobre ellas es un tanto difícil dormirse.
The workers of my country are finding only thorns, and resting on thorns is not very easy.
Pero las coronas que le acompañan, una de soberano y otra de espinas, indican que su realeza no es como muchos la entendieron y la entienden.
But his crowns, one of a sovereign, the other of thorns, indicate that his royal status does not correspond to how it has been or is understood by many.

Synonyms (Spanish) for "espinas":

espinas
espina

Context sentences for "espinas" in English

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SpanishEl resultado es que nunca hay bastante pescado y siempre hay gente que se pelea por las espinas.
The result is there is never enough fish and there are increasing numbers of people fighting over the leftovers.
SpanishSin embargo, el informe no tiene espinas.
SpanishÉl ha apuntado que el gran pez que creemos que hemos pescado con el proyecto de la Convención corre el peligro de quedar reducido a las espinas, ya que los tiburones se han comido la carne.
He said that the big fish we think we have caught with the draft Convention is in danger of being reduced to its backbone, for the sharks have taken away the meat.