Traducción de derail en español:

derail

hacer descarrilar, v.

Pronunciación: /dɪˈreɪl//diˈreɪl/

verbo transitivo

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    (train) hacer descarrilar
    • All nine coaches were derailed, but continued upright for half a mile before colliding head-on with a coal train.
    • After the impact the passenger train was derailed, but remained upright until it travelled over a set of points which deflected it into the path of the freight train travelling in the opposite direction.
    • Three trains were derailed due to the heavy rainfall of the past few days.
    • This is why, for instance, people are inclined to overestimate the risks of travelling by rail, because of the very extensive reporting when a train is derailed and a number of passengers are killed.
    • He believes vandals could easily lift any of the sections of rail, or bolts, dumped by the railside and derail a train by laying them across the tracks.
    • If a train is derailed at high speed the chances of it colliding with a train coming from the opposite direction are significantly high by virtue of the minimal separation between each one.
    • The typhoon brought downpours and strong winds, destroying houses and important cultural properties, derailing a train and disrupting transportation services across the country.
    • The train was not derailed and remained on the track.
    • Rail chiefs launched an inquiry after two quarry trains were derailed on the same day.
    • The returning train was derailed by the drunken pachyderms, and by the time the line was cleared and we arrived back in the capital, I was feeling spectacularly rough.
    • There may not have been a case yet where a train was derailed by objects deliberately left on the line by young pranksters.
    • Commuters faced more misery on Thursday after a train was derailed just outside Bedford.
    • Fortunately the train was not derailed and no one was injured, although the train driver needed treatment for shock.
    • They are targeting areas where children regularly play ‘chicken’ across busy lines, throw stones at passing trains and block the line with debris, which can derail trains.
    • The company has imposed speed restrictions across some of its network because of fears that tracks could buckle in the heat and derail trains.
    • She said there were two big questions that needed to be answered with urgency: how the car came to be on the track at the time and how the train was derailed in such a catastrophic way.
    • Although the three carriages that made up the local train was derailed in the collision, its 30 passengers were only slightly hurt.
    • Several strong earthquakes shook north-western Japan within a span of minutes last night, toppling homes, causing blackouts, cutting water and gas services, and derailing a bullet train.
    • A train was derailed after a wall collapsed on to the track, the gable end of a house crumbled on to a car, trees toppled over and garden fences were blown away.
    • A strong earthquake shook northwest Japan yesterday, destroying homes, derailing a bullet train and cutting water and power supplies.
  • 2

    (upset)
    (negotiations/plan) desbaratar
    • Which leads to another question: Was the robbery intended to derail the peace process?
    • He makes an excellent case that it was created in ‘an obvious attempt to derail the peace process.’
    • Both sides said they are committed to peace talks and analysts say the blast could impede but not derail the process.
    • And they're going to do whatever they can do to derail the democratic process.
    • When those actions came to light this February, councillors erupted in anger, almost derailing the whole process once again.

verbo intransitivo

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    (train) descarrilarse