"látigo" English translation

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"látigo" in English

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{masculine}

látigo (also: flagelo, azote, chirrión, zurriaga)
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whip {noun}
Yo era ministro del Gobierno español y ella era el látigo de la oposición.
I was a Minister in the Spanish Government, and she was the opposition whip.
No sería sino un error sacar el látigo ahora y luego esperar un buen trato por parte de los irlandeses -lo que es una verdadera barbaridad-.
It is wrong to start cracking the whip now and to expect that the Irish will then cosy up to us - that is utter nonsense.
Sin embargo, es posible llevar a cabo con éxito una serie de tareas públicas sin tener que recurrir a las leyes, la disciplina, la coerción y el látigo.
A number of public tasks can, however, successfully be carried out other than by using laws, discipline, compulsion and the whip hand.
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látigo (also: fuete, foete)
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lash {noun} (whip)
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rawhide {noun} [Amer.] (whip)

Synonyms (Spanish) for "látigo":

látigo

Context sentences for "látigo" in English

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Spanishla rama saltó como un látigo y me dio en la cara
the branch sprang back and hit me in the face
SpanishClaro, que cuando, con la lógica de "zanahoria y látigo en lugar de política" , los pueblos se convierten en cobayas, algo no va bien.
Of course, when nations are turned into guinea pigs on the basis of the "stick and carrot rather than policy" approach, something is seriously wrong.
SpanishClaro, que cuando, con la lógica de " zanahoria y látigo en lugar de política ", los pueblos se convierten en cobayas, algo no va bien.
Of course, when nations are turned into guinea pigs on the basis of the " stick and carrot rather than policy " approach, something is seriously wrong.
SpanishDebemos apartarnos realmente de este procedimiento corporativista que encarga la política social europea a los interlocutores sociales sin que haya un látigo parlamentario detrás de la puerta.
We really must get rid of this corporatist procedure which farms out European social policy to social partners without there being a parliamentary driving force.