1naufragio masculinethe shipwreck of sb's hopes/dreams — el naufragio de las esperanzas/de los sueños de algn literary
1shipwrecked sailors — marineros náufragos masculine
- to be shipwrecked — naufragar
- they were shipwrecked on a desert island — acabaron en una isla desierta tras naufragar
- An ideal young boy's yarn about the earnest young English couple shipwrecked off the coast of Darkest Africa.
- During the 17th and 18th centuries, there were other mariners shipwrecked or abandoned and subsequently rescued.
- A poor Jamaican fisherman was shipwrecked on a desert island.
- Accounts written by other mariners shipwrecked along the same coast chronicled brutal enslavement at the hands of ruthless desert nomads.
- Far from being shipwrecked on the coast at St Andrew's, the saint almost certainly made his appearance in Scotland within a bag carried by Acca, an abbot from the North of England.
- William's claim was strengthened when Harold, shipwrecked on the coast of Normandy, promise to support William's claim - albeit under some duress.
- Today the morality tale of this York shipwrecked mariner is republished as ‘classic summer reading’.
- In 1064, Harold was shipwrecked on the coast of Ponthieu.
- In 1609, a group of British colonists led by Sir George Somers was shipwrecked and stranded on the islands for 10 months.
- Dashed upon a bleak, inhospitable and unfortunately uninhabited shore, the five shipwrecked souls were faced with extinction if not rescued.
- They took their name from the piece of equipment which was used in the 19th century to rescue shipwrecked vessels.
- Viola is shipwrecked off the coast of Illyria and, separated from her twin Sebastian, believes him drowned.
- Off the Kent coast shipwrecked seamen managed to find a foothold don the Goodwin Sands, but they knew the rising sea would drown them if they were not taken off.
- It was on such a ship that St Paul reached Italy after having been shipwrecked on Malta.
- After a five-year apprenticeship in a small grocer's shop he set sail for Columbia in November 1841, but was shipwrecked off the coast of Holland.
- On his return from a visit to the Holy Land in about the year 667 he was shipwrecked off Taranto, where he landed and began to minister.
- It was here, in AD60, that the Apostle St Paul was rumoured to have lived whilst shipwrecked.
- In 1528 a Spanish exploration party leaving from Mexico became shipwrecked off the coast of Florida.
- In Book I, his ship is blown off course and Gulliver is shipwrecked.
- By the end of the novel he is spiritually shipwrecked on the Gold Coast, having visions of ancient goddesses.