There are 2 main translations of arm in Spanish

: arm1arm2

arm1

brazo, n.

Pronunciation: /ɑːm//ɑrm/

noun

  • 1

    Anatomy
    brazo masculine
    to give/offer sb one's arm darle/ofrecerle el brazo a algn
    • to take sb's arm tomar a algn del / por el brazo
    • they walked along arm in arm iban del brazo
    • he walked in with his new bride on his arm entró con su flamante esposa del brazo
    • he had a newspaper under his arm traía un periódico bajo el / debajo del brazo
    • to put one's arms around sb abrazar a algn
    • to throw one's arms around sb echarle los brazos al cuello a algn
    • she threw her arms around his neck le echó los brazos al cuello
    • they walked with their arms around each other iban abrazados
    • within arm's reach (within reach) al alcance de la mano
    • in the arms of another man en brazos de otro hombre
    • he fell into her arms se echó en sus brazos
    • they flew into each other's arms corrieron a abrazarse
    • the measure threw his supporters into the arms of the opposition la medida hizo que los que lo apoyaban se volcaran a la oposición
    • as long as your / my arm más largo que un día sin pan
    • the long arm of the law el brazo de la ley
    • to chance one's arm probar suerte
    • to cost an arm and a leg costar un ojo de la cara / un riñón
    • to keep sb at arm's length guardar las distancias con algn
    • to put the arm on sb
    • he put the arm on me for more money me presionó para que le diera más dinero
    • my suppliers are putting the arm on me los proveedores me están apretando para que les pague
    • to twist sb's arm
    • you'll have to twist his arm to get him to donate vas a tener que presionarlo para que contribuya
    • have another one — ok, if you twist my arm anda, tómate otro — bueno, si te empeñas / ya que insistes
    • to welcome sb with open arms recibir a algn con (los) brazos abiertos
  • 2

    • 2.1(of chair, crane)

      brazo masculine

    • 2.2(of garment)

      manga feminine

    • 2.3(of the sea)

      brazo masculine

  • 3

    (of organization) sección feminine
    Politics brazo masculine
    an arm of government un brazo del poder / del gobierno
    • military/political arm brazo armado/político
    • infantry/air arm arma de infantería/aviación

There are 2 main translations of arm in Spanish

: arm1arm2

arm2

armar, v.

Pronunciation: /ɑrm//ɑːm/

transitive verb

  • 1

    armar
    (information/with tools) proveer a algn de algo
    to arm sb with sth armar a algn de / con algo
    • to arm oneself armarse
    • they armed themselves with clubs and knives se armaron de / con porras y cuchillos
    • Now is the time to use existing knowledge and skills to empower patients as well as arming the all important asthma nurses with the tools for the job.
    • The defendant first got a knife and then armed himself with the ornamental sword.
    • He then became angry and threw a plastic Christmas tree at him, ran into the kitchen and armed herself with a knife.
    • Police chiefs are drafting guidelines on the possibility of arming door supervisors with the solid steel restraints - as a way of better protecting themselves and members of the public.
    • If I really want some chips, I pick up a single-size serving, and I steer clear of the vending machine, arming myself by preparing fruits and vegetables as snacks.
    • From a few feet back, Will had put away his dagger and armed himself with a bow and arrow.
    • Many of them were armed with nothing more than scythe blades mounted on the end of long poles.
    • Start new staffers with some of these basics and you'll be arming them with handy reference tools for dealing with a few basic customer questions.
    • If you were armed with the financial knowledge you now have would you have done things differently?
    • Nor was it in dispute that he had armed himself with a CS gas canister before going out.
    • Police were later to discover that Bieber had armed himself with two more false identities.
    • He got up from the table, armed himself with a few guns and walked out of the inn.
    • The complainant during the trial said that he had not armed himself with the knife and that the knife had been in the kitchen drawer.
    • The key similarity was the evidence that in both incidents he had armed himself with two knives.
    • One night he armed himself with an axe as Fred and his wife slept at their home.
    • Last year, Strathclyde Police found youth street gangs were arming themselves with an arsenal of household utensils which double up as weapons.
    • More importantly, she went to Fort Lauderdale and armed herself with the knowledge of how to handle a pistol.
    • Just arm yourself with a reliable stopwatch, sit and enjoy a cup of coffee in one of those shops, and count the number of cups of coffee that are sold in an hour.
    • Derek, Richard and Wade didn't even have to have me tell them to start going to their rooms and begin arming themselves with body armour and other weapons.
    • That cannot begin to justify your actions in arming yourself with a deadly weapon.
    • In the current art marketplace, arming yourself and your staff with all the tools you can makes good business sense.
    • A man is receiving hospital treatment after he armed himself with a kitchen knife and robbed a Clacton chemist.
    • Many school officials fed up with violence are arming themselves with their own high-tech weapons.
    • Hearing voices in the entrance hall, Beth hastily tugged down her nightgown and crept into bed, arming herself with a book as an effective prop.
    • They had armed themselves with wooden poles or sticks, hammers and at least one axe.
    • On a typical Holi day, preparations begin by arming oneself with shades of brightly colored powder and water guns.
    • She said he had armed himself with a bottle, but was on the edge of the incident in which he had been seriously stabbed.
    • He was butted in the face and grabbed a hammer to protect himself as the thugs armed themselves with a spade and a knife.
    • I thought of arming myself with pepper spray as a weapon but never got any, or needed it.
    • Final went to arm himself with his Mace, but stopped once he realized that he could do nothing at such a far distance.
    • He claimed that we'd all be a lot safer if researchers would keep details about vulnerabilities to themselves, and stop arming hackers with offensive tools.
    • When I first embarked on the research I was armed with only a very vague strategy and a lot of high hopes.
    • He was armed with a long piece of hoe stick as ran on his spindly legs towards the yelping dogs.
    • Before going she armed herself with as many facts and figures as she could lay her hands on.
    • Our submission in response to that is that the courts are armed with all of the powers to decide these issues.

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (nation) armarse