Translation of straphanger in Spanish:

straphanger

Pronunciation: /ˈstræpˌhæŋər//ˈstraphaŋɡə/

noun

informal

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    • The technology just couldn't shake the stereotype of being too fanciful for real-world straphangers.
    • On my daily commute to work, I always notice a newspaper salesman at a dangerous intersection of the Grand Central Parkway, hawking all of New York's hometown papers for both straphangers and drivers.
    • A good Samaritan who was viciously slashed as he defended another subway rider from a razor-wielding robber said yesterday no other passengers came to his aid - not even the straphanger he rescued.
    • Unbeknownst to the vast majority of straphangers, the humble MetroCard is essentially a floppy disk, uniquely identified by a serial number on the flip side.
    • The other straphangers look at me with stony faces.
    • New York's most beautiful outer-borough neighborhoods have a harder time competing with Westchester and New Jersey for affluent residents when straphangers must endure brutal commutes.
    • But there will be plenty of other victims - starting with the 7 million straphangers and 600,000 schoolchildren who depend on city subways and buses every day.
    • For the third year now, the spirits of weary straphangers on Calgary transit will be lifted.

    persona que viaja en transporte público, muchas veces de pie