Translation of high wire in Spanish:

high wire

cuerda floja, n.

noun

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    cuerda floja feminine
    before noun a high-wire act un número en la cuerda floja
    • high-wire artiste equilibrista
    • He watches with benign cynicism as Charles walks the high wire.
    • She just stood there, her arms out at near shoulder level, like she was balancing on a high wire, her breath all sucked in.
    • Ahern is the country's best-known high wire act.
    • Unfortunately, artistic director Rigot could not appear in his usual role of high wire artist because of an injury.
    • This is not a momentary wobble: at this point the acrobat has slipped off the high wire altogether and brought the show to a tragic halt.
    • ‘I'm sure we will occasionally make a mistake,’ he says, ‘but if you've got a good safety net, you can do somersaults on the high wire.’
    • We actually sell a 40 denier nylon tricot fabric that we sell the Las Vegas high wire acts for use as a visual fabric.
    • I think Blondin, your man who walked across Niagara Falls on a high wire 145 years ago, would have been proud of me.
    • There are no second chances when walking the high wire, playing Russian roulette or competing in the Heineken Cup.
    • If we're talking fun, I want to see dancing zebras and high wire acts.
    • A look of doubt appears in his eyes and he is like a man on a high wire who looks down and takes fright and begins to wobble.
    • The girls look down from the high wire riding bicycles across the taut cable toward each other.
    • Loretta Bailey, especially, who tackles Maria with a flighty charm, is performing on a very high wire.
    • When he looked down from the high wire, the safety net had gone.
    • Three tubes branch from a cantilevered I-beam like an acrobat on a high wire to support the roof at the west corner.