salvavidas translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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salvavidas

  
a       sm inv   (=flotador)   lifebelt, life preserver   (EEUU)     
(=chaleco)  
life jacket
b       adj inv   life-saving    antes de s     
bote salvavidas      lifeboat  
cinturón salvavidas      lifebelt, life preserver   (EEUU)     
chaleco salvavidas      life jacket  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
bote salvavidas nm.
lifeboat

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'salvavidas' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
adj.
salvavidas
adj.
salvavidas
n.
el chaleco salvavidas
"salvavidas": examples and translations in context
Muchos en estos días buscan un salvavidas. Plenty of people these days looking for a lifeboat.
Los astronautas descartaran el salvavidas que tanto les ayudo. The astronauts are about to jettison the lifeboat that has served them so well.
Es mejor ser salvavidas que pescadero. Being a lifeguard is better than a fishmonger.
Trabajó como salvavidas en los Hamptons el verano pasado. He worked as a lifeguard in the Hamptons last summer.
Varias estaciones médicas sirven de salvavidas a los necesitados. A series of medical stations have been established as a lifeline for those in need.
Uno de ellos usó al muerto como salvavidas. One of 'em used the deceased as a lifeline.
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