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
Jeb Stuart ataca por este flanco. Jeb stuart's right on this flank.
El intentará escapar por el flanco izquierdo. - He'll try and escape through the left flank.
Hemos establecido compromisos el flanco conservador de esta Asamblea. We have made compromises with the conservative side of this House.
Retuérzanlas, pero dejen el flanco abierto. Twist them, but leave the way open at the side.
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.
Escuadrón tres, tomen posición en el flanco. Squad three, take up position on the ridge.
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