Translation of hoist in Spanish:


levantar, v.

Pronunciation /hɔɪst//hɔɪst/

transitive verb

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    (sail) izar
    (flag) izar
    (flag) enarbolar
    he hoisted the sack onto his shoulder se echó el saco al hombro
    • The vet said the best way to help him is to use an industrial winch - like the ones used to hoist engines from cars - to stand the eight-stone pig upright.
    • Clutching onto the arm of the sofa, I hoisted myself up and ran down the hall to the bathroom.
    • Jeffers apprenticed himself to the home's contractors, then built Hawk Tower by hand, using ropes to hoist boulders from the cove below.
    • When conditions finally permitted, it was all hands on deck as we formed teams heaving on a forest of ropes to hoist the huge sails.
    • And, as any traveler knows, it's also a good movement to do to avoid straining your back or shoulders when hoisting a heavy bag into a small overhead compartment.
    • In the United States, it is stipulated by law that public institutions such as schools will hoist the national flag.
    • She grabbed onto the girl's arms, and hoisted her up behind her.
    • To register their protest, students hoisted black flags in the University premises.
    • He ordered him and another sailor to hoist the American flag.
    • She cleared the weight to her shoulders but could not hoist it overhead.
    • She looked so sweet like that, hoisting herself up onto the bed, and then sitting with her legs sticking straight out in front of her.
    • The band played the hymns at the 10 o'clock Mass at the church and the flags were hoisted afterwards.
    • The disused temporary school building has already been brought from Bridlington to York, and leaders are preparing to bring in engineers and a crane to hoist the four-part structure into place.
    • When they finally boarded the airplane, Della tried to hoist her small suitcase into the overhead compartment, but she could hardly lift it.
    • At the shrine he was hoisted onto a kneeler, where he prayed before the ivy-covered grotto.
    • Jake hoists himself up onto the hood of the car, stretching his long legs out in front of him.
    • A group of paramedics hoisted me up onto a stretcher and then into an ambulance.
    • With no side access to the property, a crane was used to hoist sections of the framework over the shell and into the patio, which was used as a staging area for the assembly and installation.
    • He managed to grab the sheep and secure it with a rope around its horns allowing inspector Hall to hoist the animal over the bank to safety.
    • Weighing two-and-a-half tonnes, it was hoisted over the house by crane and then the builder put the roof on.
    • The smaller of the two, Joe, was hoisted onto his father's shoulders by his mother.
    • The giant bagel weighed 394 kilograms, measured 1.8 metres in diameter and required a small crane to hoist it out of its custom-built oven.
    • The stadium rose as a marching band triumphantly played the anthem and guards hoisted the national flag.
    • He pulled himself up next to her, hoisting her onto his lap.
    • He hoisted her up onto the front of the horse in front of himself, holding her securely as he rode out of the river.
    • To get started, you'll hoist your pack and hike toward the Root Glacier.
    • The one crane I saw in the streets of Baghdad was hoisting an advertising billboard.
    • The highest cabins will require an extension to the present crane to hoist them to Deck 12.
    • I placed my foot onto one of the knotholes on the trunk and hoisted myself up.
    • He released my arm, hoisted himself onto the horse, and pulled me up after him.
    • Final victory came for Russia when Soviet soldiers hoisted the red flag over the Berlin Reichstag in April 1945.
    • Ian hoisted himself onto the countertop and looked around in amazement at the high ceilings.
    • In New York City, cranes are prohibited from hoisting materials or equipment over city streets.
    • He nodded, hoisting himself onto the bunk and motioning for me to toss him the extra pillow.
    • The company beat out rhythms with their canes, hoisting them overhead and twirling them in unison, their footwork crisp in Morse code mode.
    • It was about four feet high, the perfect height for small people to hoist themselves onto.
    • ‘Yeah, I've got it,’ I answered, hoisting myself up and over the edge and back onto solid ground.
    • Motorists face delays this weekend as two giant cranes hoist a new bridge onto the M60.
    • A spare breathing apparatus was hoisted to the roof and the girls took turns using it until they could be carried out through a window.
    • Just four weeks before the start of the festival 25 volunteers hoisted the arch into place using ropes.
  • 2US informal

    he had hoisted a few había estado empinando el codo informal


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    (elevator) montacargas masculine
    (crane, derrick) grúa feminine
    (winch) torno masculine
    (winch) cabrestante masculine
    (winch) cabria feminine
    • This enables the aircrew and the personnel on the ground to see the hoist as it is lowered to help maintain situational awareness.
    • The president complimented Danny for his political awareness when he requested a hoist for the swimming pool in Athy so he can use the facility.
    • The new ramp, together with a hoist, will make it easier for disabled people to get in and out of the saddle, while the raised area for spectators will be able to hold about 60 people.
    • And the really great news is that the hoist for launching boats into the harbour will still be in operation.
    • His aim was to raise £2,000 to buy a wheelchair hoist for a founder member of the charity, which raises funds for local people with disabilities.
    • And we have a very helpless feeling, because we didn't have any hoists or rescue equipment on board the helicopter.
    • ‘He was incapacitated in his chair in his room at the nursing home, at the end they had to move him around with a hoist,’ he said.
    • Mr Cooper said training had been given at the time the new equipment was introduced but supervisors had not insisted on the use of the hoists and some employees were unaware their use was mandatory.
    • She pulled the plug and raised the hoist to remove Miss Hourie from the water.
    • Disability rules demand the provision of ramps and a hoist where possible.
    • There was one woman, also in a wheelchair, who instead of getting out at the bottom of the stairs and walking up, insisted on a mechanical hoist to lift her, chair and all, up to the plane's door.
    • I tried to counteract the swinging motion by stopping the hoist.
    • The lounge is like a hospital ward with a hospital bed and a hoist and a settee.
    • The pool, equipped with hoists, will allow children to receive water therapy.
    • I then felt a series of bumps, which I later learned was just the rescue hoist jerking.
    • We also hope to build an overhead railway system which will transport people with severe handicaps on hoists from the car park to the changing rooms to the pool.
    • Some improvements including the installation of alarms, hoists and showers had been made but there were continuing problems which were likely to be reflected in hospitals across the country.
    • Now the council has stepped in to try and make some of them safe by using a hoist to lift the stones and bedding them in concrete two feet deep.
    • I have four visits a day, two carers at a time, as the only way they can move me is by using a hoist.
    • The very idea that we could look after her sooner without the benefit of hoists and medical equipment to get her moving, is absolutely stupid.
  • 2

    to give sb a hoist aupar a algn
    • they gave me a hoist onto the wall me auparon / me subieron al muro
    • Instead, Dick persuaded Fritz to sail to the next platform and ask the crane driver to give them a hoist into the water.
    • Just as you get your side beautifully fixed, he gives it a hoist from his end, and spoils it all.