flanco translation | Spanish-English dictionary



1    (=lado)   [+de animal]   side, flank  
[+de persona]  
2      (Mil)   flank  
coger a algn por el flanco      to catch sb off guard  
3      (Geog)   flank
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

flaco, flacón, flamenco, flan

coger a algn por el flanco exp.
to catch sb off guard

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'flanco' found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
batir por el flanco
por tres flancos
"flanco": examples and translations in context
Si penetran por aquí expondrían su flanco. If they punch through here, they're exposing their flank.
Estaba cubriendo nuestro flanco cuando escalamos la pared. She was covering our flank when we scale the wall.
Retuérzanlas, pero dejen el flanco abierto. Twist them, but leave the way open at the side.
Ataque desde su flanco para quitarle presión. Attack from your side, take the heat off of Ingersoll.
Así, ningún flanco puede ser atacado sin exponerse al fuego de otro flanco. That way, no part may be approached without being exposed to fire from another part.
Nos pueden atacar por otro flanco. The main attack may come from another quarter.
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