Traducción de fumble en Español:


Pronunciación /ˈfʌmb(ə)l//ˈfəmbəl/

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    he was fumbling (around / about) in the dark buscaba algo a tientas y a ciegas en la oscuridad
    • she fumbled in her pockets revolvió / hurgó en sus bolsillos
    • to fumble for sth
    • she fumbled for the keyhole buscó a tientas la cerradura
    • he fumbled for the right words tartamudeó, tratando de encontrar las palabras adecuadas
    • to fumble with sth
    • she fumbled with her buttons intentó torpemente abrocharse/desabrocharse
    • A White House official told me Friday night that, after fumbling around for days, practically every White House agency was getting involved in coping with Katrina.
    • Most of us have experienced a temporary loss of electricity and know the helpless feeling of fumbling around for a flashlight or matches and candles.
    • Ian Mackintosh says that until there's some disclosure of non-material expenses the regulator is fumbling around in the dark when it comes to investigating this area.
    • So much for greater cultural understanding when you're fumbling around with your Berlitz phrasebook while gesticulating wildly at your intended interlocutor.
    • All at sea and like strangers fumbling around in the dark for the light switch, the City defence was so brittle it was a surprise the creaks couldn't be heard back in North Yorkshire.
    • They're meant to be intuitive type of commands, not where you're not fumbling around trying to figure out what to say.
    • Clumsily fumbling around in his personal possessions with fingers which had fallen half-asleep, the emissary produced a neatly rolled-up paper and handed it over to the scaly hand before him.
    • Clumsily, he fumbled around for tissues, but couldn't find any.
    • Considering the outlandish wages paid, in a game of very little hardship, the least we should expect is entertainment, and not fumbling around like kids in the local park.
    • I was sitting in Panera Bread last night, fumbling around with proxies in an attempt to get around their ham-fisted network filtering.
    • Still holding on to both the ledge and the beam, she moved one foot up and fumbled around trying to find a stepping ledge to use.
    • The subhead says, ‘But most of us are still fumbling around in the information stone age.’
    • Before, you're mostly just fumbling around in the dark, hoping that nods of approval from editors reflect the attitude of the general literary audience, but not really having any idea.
    • This approach has led many to wonder if the apparent madness in the method is deliberate or if he is fumbling around aimlessly.
    • He sits bolt upright, his hand fumbling around for the reading glasses.
    • I mean, when I visit people I actually do know really well, I'm not opening cabinets, snooping around the bathroom, fumbling around in closets.
    • The morning after I flew back home for spring break, I found myself fumbling around the kitchen cabinets for breakfast food that didn't boast high-fiber content.
    • The first album came from confused young men in their late teenage years who were fumbling around in the dark for a career and a girlfriend.
    • She clumsily opened her book and fumbled around for her pen.
    • Also some of the buttons have a raised edge to help the visually impaired, but which are also handy when you're fumbling around for the pause button in the dark.
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    (in US football)
    • Green, one of the top backs in the league, fumbled the ball seven times in the first nine games last year.
    • This newfound power decreases the chances of Plummer throwing an interception at the goal line or fumbling the ball at the worst possible moment.
    • Vick finally escapes the pocket and fumbles the ball, but luckily for Atlanta it goes out of bounds.
    • Though the plan to give Henry a heavier workload is a good one, he must show he can consistently hang on to the ball after fumbling 11 times in 2002.
    • Sometimes that philosophy gets Green in trouble because he fumbles the ball too much.
    • Instead, Curry fumbles the ball slightly, blowing the chance for a dunk.
    • Under no pressure whatsoever, Kalac catches an easy ball, then fumbles it, falls on his knees and nearly pushes it into his own net with his nose, like a puppy.
    • It takes some skill to pull the pitch off because if you do it with any little bit of mistiming you will fumble the ball away.
    • But he must protect the ball better after fumbling 12 times last season.
    • He made a grab for it and at the same time fell over the stumps, fumbled the ball and dropped it.
    • He is used primarily as a blocker, but be is adept at getting open, catching the ball and not fumbling.
    • However, on first down our big fella fumbles the ball and it bounces right into the hands of one of the players on the other team.
    • The Crigglestone fullback fumbled the ball allowing Neil Kennedy and Ian Barnes to get their hands on the ball at the same time just before the ball went dead.
    • The ball found its way to Aidan Kehoe but the corner forward fumbled it but the ball fell fortuitously to McGill who crashed it to the net.
    • Cody was much less productive, fumbling the ball at crucial times and finding his way into coach Dave McGinnis' doghouse.
    • The ball is fumbled, it comes loose, and the opposing team picks it up and runs - but a whistle has blown, negating the recovery and the return.
    • The ball bounced in front of Scott Carson, who should have saved comfortably but could only fumble the ball over the line off his upper arm.

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    (ball) dejar caer
    (ball) (in US football) fumblear



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    metedura de pata femenino coloquial
    (in US football) fumble masculino
    • It might just have to be a three-way tongue-kiss and a fumble, but still.
    • Worst of all, Burress did the same thing just two years ago and on that play, the officials ruled the ball a fumble.
    • By now you know all the terminology, but you don't know if a bouncing ball is a fumble until you watch it on replay from five different angles.
    • The Cobbydale side took the late after 17 minutes when matt Bowness pounced on a fumble from the full back and John Williams added the conversion.
    • Tennessee had just recovered a fumble at midfield late in the third quarter of its playoff game against the Patriots.
    • Try to ensure that yours doesn't kick off with a drunken fumble on the photocopier - it could be awkward when your children want to know how Mummy and Daddy met.
    • Saxton had been guilty of a bad fumble early in the half but it seemed to spur him on and he showed good strength to power his way over after cutting back in from the right.
    • Why go through all that hassle for the sake of a fumble?
    • It's not that I don't want one, it's just I never get the offer of anything other than a drunken fumble.
    • Earlier, two contestants hopped into bed together for a drink-fuelled fumble in the first spot of canoodling of the series.
    • In two preseason games, he returned a fumble for a touchdown (before a penalty nullified the play), and he blocked a punt for a safety.
    • He registered eight tackles, had two sacks, recovered a fumble and blocked a field goal - all despite being blocked most of the game by a tackle and tight end.
    • A scramble from a corner and a fumble by Jones almost conceded a second goal to the visitors as Ilkley found it difficult to cope with the commitment and determination of the Stanley players.
    • He stripped the ball from Bulger and caught the fumble for a touchdown to help the Atlanta Falcons beat the St. Louis Rams 34-17.
    • He registered two sacks, blocked a field goal and recovered a fumble.
    • Months earlier, in the preseason, Barton intercepted two passes and returned a fumble for a score - all in one quarter - against Arizona.
    • Three starters return from last year's unit that was the worst in the league - its highlight coming when an offensive lineman picked up a fumble and scored in an upset victory over Missouri.
    • Former defensive end Bob Dee recovered a fumble in the endzone in the Patriots' first preseason game on July 30, 1960.
    • Have sex when you're awake, not just at the end of the day when it's a quick fumble before you fall asleep.
    • On the next play, special teams got into the act, forcing a fumble by John Simon and setting up a field goal for a seven-point lead at the half.
    • Culpepper made two critical mistakes - a fumble on the goal line and, to a lesser extent, the game-ending interception.
    • An alert Jaguars defensive player scooped up the ball and returned the fumble 43 yards.
    • He opened the scoring with a penalty and made the most of a firth fumble to race 80 metres up field, and add the conversion.
    • And the ref is ‘part of the field,’ which makes this a - fumble!
    • So when he spiked it was a live ball - a fumble - grabbed by Jax and returned almost to the Steelers' goal line.
    • They tell Suggs that he better pitch the ball back if he recovers a fumble or intercepts a pass, but he doesn't seem to listen.
    • Now the cash registers go ker-ching every time there's a fumble beneath the bed sheets.
    • When his bed got wet in a water fight, he sneaked under Sakia's covers for a fumble.