There are 2 main translations of mangle in Spanish

: mangle1mangle2

mangle1

destrozar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈmæŋɡəl//ˈmaŋɡ(ə)l/

transitive verb

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    destrozar

There are 2 main translations of mangle in Spanish

: mangle1mangle2

mangle2

rodillo (escurridor), n.

noun

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    rodillo (escurridor) masculine
    • ‘If I wasn't at school, I had to turn the handle on the mangle while mum put the sheets through,’ Peter recalls.
    • The first continuous process involved squeezing a ribbon of molten glass through two hot rollers, similar to an old mangle.
    • One has to be a certain age to remember the soggy, steamy awfulness that was the drudgery of washdays when it involved galvanised tubs, poss-sticks and mangles.
    • And, of course, I got to remembering Monday wash days at home, clouds of steam billowing, the washboard clattering and the mangle creaking, lines of gleaming white washing hanging out to dry.
    • On washing day it was my job to wring out the washing by turning the mangle for her.
    • There was a shared washroom that contained mangles, and once a week Kilroy-Silk went to the local baths.
    • Mr Gibson's mum would get up at five in the morning to do the washing in the communal washhouse complete with mangles.
    • Mum used a mangle and a washboard so when the washing machine arrived it was a big moment.
    • She does not have a TV and her washing machine is an archaic model involving rubber hoses and a handle-operated mangle.
    • We used to have twin tubs and mangles, but we don't any more.
    • Stories of men given to hitting their women weren't unheard of in my family, but I associated them with my grandparents' generation, like chenille tablecloths or mangles or the music hall itself.
    • The garden also contains a vintage mechanical washing machine as well as antique ploughs, mangles and bacon slicers.
    • I don't think she liked the way I was mangling her language.
    • Knowingly or not, these critics are mangling the facts to prove a debatable point and in the process damaging their own cause.
    • The aircraft was heavily damaged with the prop destroyed and one wing mangled.
    • This blast was so powerful, it left storefronts mangled, blew out car windows and sent metal and glass flying in all directions.
    • Soldiers and members of the National Guard are protecting much of the scorched and mangled wreckage.
    • For decades now, our pop stars have been sending us political messages that are less mixed than mangled beyond reason.
    • One of the top offenders, according to critics, is the former German captain, who regularly mangles his sentences.
    • He would tear his hair as they mangled the beautiful old German words.
    • The dais was in the form of a human whose skeleton was mangled beyond recognition.
    • She quickly set to work, chopping vegetables into little mangled bits and depositing the mess into a huge steel pot.
    • Television footage showed a scene of massive devastation, including badly mangled cars and injured people being carried away.
    • She was mangling Whitney Houston songs like no one had ever done before.
    • The smooth shell of the car was mangled beyond recognition.
    • When I got close enough to see, the front half of the car was literally mangled.
    • How do you get one of these things off without mangling my daughter's clothes?
    • Or, the lift wreckage would become mangled inside the tubing, preventing any further use of that tube.
    • Two crushed and mangled pick-up trucks have been flipped on their side.
    • Most bizarrely, he even mangles an extremely well-known line of Orwell's, his tirade about ‘every fruit-juice drinker, nudist, sandal-wearer’ and so on.
    • Kristy had been badly bruised, had cuts all over her body, and her armour had been mangled almost beyond repair.
    • At least we can say that it is not the only group creatively mangling the language.