Translation of double-cross in Spanish:

double-cross

traicionar, v.

Pronunciation /ˌdʌb(ə)lˈkrɒs//ˈˌdəbəl ˈkrɔs/

transitive verb

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    traicionar
    • Having double-crossed his criminal associates in Glasgow, he returns to the Midlands with a bag of stolen cash, determined to win back Shirley and his daughter Marlene.
    • But the latent reason did not become clear until a year later when he double-crossed us and accepted to join Kirsan as one of his useful innocents.
    • Do not feel that by doing this you are double-crossing Emily Post.
    • After double-crossing her collaborators, she finds herself desperate to find a passport to get out of France.
    • I knew all along he was double-crossing us all from the beginning.
    • When they think someone is double-crossing them they don't have to apply judge's rules and prove it beyond reasonable doubt.
    • He's been double-crossed by would-be clients too many times to relax when someone he knows drops by.
    • The dealer gives his money to the stockbroker only to find out he's been double-crossed.
    • I hope this will change their mind about double-crossing me.
    • Fairly simple, it's a noble who promised a necklace to someone but the maker double-crossed him, took his money, and kept the necklace, claiming he sold it to the man and the man had lost it.
    • The source may, more importantly, be double-crossing the spooks.
    • Although Tom deplores that other so-called friends have double-crossed Rodney, have in effect set him up, Tom does the same here.
    • In his drive for domination, Moe double-crossed his racketeering wire partners by going into business against them.
    • The rest of the movie is in Los Angeles as the criminals plot revenge - and the return of their gold - on the man who double-crossed them.
    • ‘The movie starts out with the perfect heist and we're double-crossed from within our own crew and spend the rest of the movie trying to recapture our treasure,’ he explained further.
    • Had the Li family been double-crossed by a once faithful employee?
    • How did I know that she wasn't double-crossing Jacob and me?
    • It's his lucky day and he decides to celebrate by double-crossing his colleague.
    • When I am double-crossed and outwitted by another competent player, I am somewhat peeved, probably dismayed at the appearance of my crumbling position on the board, and if anything mad at myself for not outguessing my opponent.
    • The informant had a plan of double-crossing us from the beginning, and sold us out to some civilian from this area.

noun

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    traición feminine
    • Added to this are all the expected red herrings, betrayals, and double-crosses.
    • This is a twisted tale of crime, lust, violence and betrayal, hidden identities, double-crosses, and vengeance with an attitude.
    • There follows an entertaining romp round the docklands as Leo attempts a fishy double-cross.
    • Having set up many clandestine meetings, he gained an insight into covert communication, while his conspiracy theorist tendencies make him a master of the literary double-cross.
    • The ensuing litany of botched deals, double-crosses and macho showdownery is complicated and, ultimately, exhausting.
    • When presented with characters that practice subterfuge for a living, audiences are moved to anticipate the inevitable double-crosses.
    • The scene is now set for a series of double-crosses where the wily Carol emerges as the sharpest operator of them all.
    • Yet Singson seems most concerned about what he sees as a double-cross by an old friend he had carefully cultivated.
    • Too often you'll stop caring about what happens in a film because you're drowning in double-crosses, red herrings, and mixed messages, yet don't know much about the main characters at all.
    • With dizzying speed, we are shuttled through a series of double-crosses and triple-crosses, and all is not revealed until the very end.
    • Manipulations, double-crosses, heists and road trips unfold with all the surprise of a connect-the-dots puzzle.
    • In true gangster fashion, our hero plans a classic double-cross, but ends up underestimating at least one of his foes.
    • A neat double-cross leaves him with a chip on his shoulder and a need to prove his innocence before he can return to the Core area of explored space.
    • From there, the film dives into a complex series of double-crosses, allegiance shifts, dramatic revelations and impossible love.
    • Once Jack falls for Nancy, and she pressures him to steal $200,000 of Ray's mob pay-off money, the multiple back-stabbings and succession of double-crosses begin.
    • On balance, however, I think that the practice of making inconsistent alliances and following them up with first-year double-crosses is unwise.
    • Only this Monday did the vibes from Dublin begin turning gloomy, the day on which I wrote my column in this paper throwing up the dread possibility of a great double-cross.
    • The cheapest double-cross really happens to us, the audience, as we slowly glean the truth.
    • If that weren't boring enough, there aren't any fun plot twists of interesting double-crosses in any of the ensuing scenes.
    • From there, it spirals into a prism of double-crosses, dirty politics, and police corruption.