Translation of curfew in Spanish:


toque de queda, n.

Pronunciation /ˈkərˌfju//ˈkəːfjuː/


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    toque de queda masculine
    to be under (a) curfew estar bajo toque de queda
    • Today it is still heavily guarded, with numerous checkpoints and a nighttime curfew.
    • He was posted in the marketplace area of the city, enforcing the curfew.
    • The lists of candidates, their names and manifestos, were all but invisible and a strict curfew was imposed.
    • He took full 24 hours before doing so and clamping curfew in some areas.
    • We saw them lifting an overnight curfew that had been in place also since April when the old regime fell.
    • Police introduced an overnight curfew on Thursday in Colombo and have tightened security measures throughout city.
    • There is normally a 7pm - 7am curfew and prisoners are monitored with an electronic tagging device.
    • The standoff ceased with the advent of the midnight curfew.
    • He gets half way across town before the cop patrolling his neighborhood pulls him over for curfew violation.
    • All exits from the city were totally blocked from the morning and an indefinite curfew was imposed from 6pm.
    • He enforced strict rules: a nightly curfew and a mandate to earn top grades in high school.
    • There was an overnight curfew and a requirement to report twice a day to the authorities.
    • All she needed was a midnight curfew and glass slippers and she would be set.
    • As with many parks around the city, a midnight curfew is imposed.
    • He was given a conditional sentence, which avoids jail time, but enforces daily curfews in his home.
    • Ever since I broke curfew, I showed no promise of learning my lesson.
    • Police are also patrolling the city and have slapped a night-time curfew on the city.
    • Together they agree to break the curfew to show me how people are coping.
    • They arrested something like 300 people last night for curfew violations.
    • Youth justices put him under a three-month nightly curfew and on a nine-month supervision order aimed at tackling his alcoholism.
  • 2

    toque de queda masculine
    they went out after curfew salieron después del toque de queda
    • My curfew was usually midnight, but not for dates.
    • The neighbours, he recalls, allowed him to play until a daily curfew of 10 pm.
    • ‘Yes,’ he said softly, nuzzling the back of her neck as the final bell rang in the distance, marking curfew.
    • Her parents had given her a curfew of midnight, so she had heaps of time.
    • Your curfew is at midnight unless otherwise noted.
    • And even if I returned past the curfew, my parents didn't mind too much.
    • Do you remember how mad they were when we were an hour past curfew last year?
    • You remember the feeling: You had a midnight curfew, but your friends were free to roam wild until dawn.
    • It was past my curfew and I could tell that I looked panicked because of the face Jake was making.
    • The camp compensated by making a later curfew for those on time off.
    • He had regained her trust the night before, after telling her of numerous time that she had let him back into the boarding house when he had returned after curfew.
    • He walks further until one o'clock in the morning (past the curfew for apprentices) and ends up in the graveyard in Copp's Hill.
    • By that time, the male was already at his home, having managed to cook up an excuse for breaking the midnight curfew.
    • When Mom and Dad are home, our curfew is midnight.