Translation of snarl-up in Spanish:

snarl-up

lío, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsnɑːlʌp//ˈsnɑrl ˌəp/

noun

British
informal

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    lío masculine informal
    embrollo masculine
    (in traffic) atasco masculine
    (in traffic) embotellamiento masculine
    • Ward councillor Paul Smith said: ‘It is a totally unsuitable development in the wrong place the potential for it to greatly increase traffic will cause snarl-ups in Ipswich Road.’
    • They are so impressed by the new approach to reducing traffic snarl-ups called personalised journey planning which has had spectacular success in Perth, Western Australia, that they have decided the time is right to try it in York.
    • The move is an attempt to minimise congestion in the run-up to Christmas and comes in response to the massive traffic snarl-ups in the city caused by the roadworks on the A64 at Top Lane junction, Copmanthorpe.
    • Transport consultants Faber Maunsell were commissioned to tackle Bedford's notorious traffic snarl-ups as part of the borough council's plans to redevelop the town centre.
    • But sitting on a coach for five or six hours, through motorway snarl-ups and London traffic congestion, would hardly have been the best preparation for a crucial First Division game.
    • Bureaucratic snarl-ups slowed crucial supplies of food and water.