There are 2 main translations of pawn in Spanish

: pawn1pawn2

pawn1

peón, n.

Pronunciation /pɔn//pɔːn/

noun

  • 1

    (in chess)
    peón masculine
    • We can see that without Queens on the board Black's doubled pawns severely impair his mobility.
    • A player starts off with a king, a queen, eight pawns, and two each of bishops, knights and rooks.
    • White has his Rook on the seventh rank and Black's queenside pawns are very weak.
    • While Black's Queen is busy snacking on pawns, White rushes to bring out all his pieces.
    • White cannot prevent the pawns from lining up on the sixth rank.
    • It should be developed on the original diagonal without wasting time to push the second pawn.
    • He moved his knight forward and deftly captured one of her pawns.
    • Floyd replied by moving his murderous pawn one space forward.
    • Rather, I contend that adhering to some principle about not moving such pawns can limit one's play.
    • Leon picked up a piece, one of his last pawns, and moved it.
    • He showed me how to move the various kings, queens, and pawns across the exquisite little board.
    • Black nudges lots of pawns forward to the third rank and comes out of his corner slowly.
    • In one smooth stroke I moved my queen, captured one of her pawns and threatened to put her in check.
    • ‘Yes, he said that,’ Gregory said, moving his pawn diagonally to take his companion's bishop.
    • He started at his white pawn and moved it forward two spaces.
    • The game of chess with sword-wielding pawns and deadly queens is both dramatic and mightily beautiful.
    • Also important is the number of pawns on the board, especially when the minor piece is the knight.
    • Finally when a player promotes a pawn, they swap it for one of the pieces that their partner's opponent is waiting to place on their board.
    • He looked down at the chess board, at a pawn, and wondered what he would be like.
    • All squares from h4 all the way back to h8 are covered by Black's pieces and pawns.
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    (manipulated person)
    títere masculine
    • It is a simple role about how she becomes a pawn in the game of life.
    • In other words, homeless people had been used as pawns in a political game.
    • Few wealthy Americans would turn down an old-world honour that money can't buy, but none would wish to be a pawn in a game of transatlantic politics.
    • To her father, she was merely a bargaining tool, a pawn in the game of politics, not a daughter.
    • Do not let the management use her as a pawn in their little game of oppression.
    • They were no longer willing to be pawns in the game of power being played out between the Indian and Pakistani governments, or indeed the militants.
    • Just smile and nod and try to understand that your professor is merely a pawn in the game of capitalism.
    • And the operatives were only pawns in their ultimate game of cat and mouse.
    • They are being used as pawns in a political game which will cost lives.
    • When did it become okay to use students as pawns in a twisted game?
    • Or was he merely a practical pawn in a deadly game?
    • But as the editor pointed out some weeks ago, we are only a pawn in a game.
    • I was just a pawn in the game between father and son.
    • Humans are weak, emotional, and dull minded pawns in this endless game of life.
    • Luck has very little to do with romance, other than to maintain the illusion that we are helpless pawns in the game of love.
    • Up to now, these nations have been able to play around with terrorists as if they were pawns in this geopolitical game.
    • For almost 40 years, they were used as pawns in a game that was supposed to prove which system was better.
    • Using children as pawns in this game is morally disgusting.
    • What is happening to our country when well-off landowners can be allowed to treat those less fortunate as pawns in some commercial game?
    • Many times we realise, only in hindsight, that we have been only a pawns in somebody's game.

There are 2 main translations of pawn in Spanish

: pawn1pawn2

pawn2

empeñar, v.

Pronunciation /pɔn//pɔːn/

transitive verb

  • 1

    empeñar

noun

  • 1

    (pledge)
    prenda feminine
    to redeem sth from pawn desempeñar algo