Translation of wreck in Spanish:


restos del naufragio, n.

Pronunciation: /rɛk//rɛk/


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    (masculine plural) (ship) restos del naufragio
    (masculine plural) (plane) restos del avión siniestrado
    (masculine plural) (train) restos del tren siniestrado
    (masculine plural) (car) restos del coche siniestrado
    • Mr Galayini buys wrecks from auctions, pulls them apart and sells the bits to smash repairers.
    • The wreck of a 100-year-old fishing boat has been discovered in the depths of Loch Ness.
    • The wrecks are home to a wide variety of corals and marine life including angelfish, barracudas, margates, sharks, snappers and turtles.
    • Since its closure in October, the club building became a burnt-out wreck after being targeted by vandals and being gutted by two separate fires.
    • Snorkelers can have a grand time floating just 30 feet above the stern, watching the divers below and the thousands of fish that live in the wreck.
    • There are vestigial remains of a Roman harbour on the western part of the island, and a number of wrecks of Roman vessels have been located in the waters nearby.
    • All that was left of the aircraft was a burned-out wreck, with blackened pieces scattered across the sands.
    • The driver of the pickup, who walked away from the wreck of his vehicle, was also taken to hospital, where he received 12 stitches to his forehead.
    • The station was a wreck when it was bought 18 years ago and the garden non-existent.
    • Sergeant Barry Woon said a truck driver came across the mangled wrecks and radioed police for help.
    • ‘All of the wrecks were fascinating in their own right - and being war graves, were afforded the appropriate respect at all times,’ he added.
    • When he returned, his unit's vehicles were burning wrecks and many of its personnel were dead or wounded.
    • And only a couple of weeks ago, divers also thought they had come across the wreck of the Darwin Princess, a 23 metre ferry last seen in Frances Bay.
    • There was an awkward semicircle of wheeled vehicles arranged around the wreck, all black and white with lights on.
    • Christa and John Hale visibly fill with pride as they describe how they have transformed their beloved Highland home from a dilapidated wreck into a rural idyll.
    • The airport runway is lined with the rusted wrecks of other planes cannibalized for parts.
    • It's where locals have dumped the wrecks of maybe a thousand cars, just a few hundred metres from the famous rock.
    • They made their unusual find after echo-sounding equipment on board their ship detected the wreck, and they then explored its hold on a further dive.
    • Rigby visited the wreck of the Titanic last year on a Russian submarine and will lecture about his trip at the Dundee exhibition.
    • For 35 years he was a diver, and spent much of his time underwater exploring the wrecks of ships swallowed up by the vast ocean.
    • With the Western penchant for turning any tragedy into a tourist attraction, today, the Historical Shipwreck Trail takes you past as many as 25 known wrecks.
    • It was like walking around at the site of a spaceship wreck - huge pieces of dismantled machinery everywhere.
    • The area abounds with wrecks and other reminders of the war, and regularly anchoring in Tokyo Bay is a sobering reminder of why the area is known as Iron Bottom Sound.
    • Most of the large buildings had been pounded, wrecks of buses and cars that had been incinerated were lying all over the roads, and smoke filled the air.
    • They often have spare parts from other wrecks they have bought.
    • Flames visible for miles tore through the roof of a disused school in Windhill, Shipley, last night, leaving the building a wreck.
    • The Royal Australian Navy has confirmed that a wreck located 10 nautical miles east of Cape Moreton is not the Centaur.
    • Just as in a marriage relationship, if we seek our own well being, our marriages are wrecks.
    • Everyone hopes to find the treasure hidden in the wreck, even though many doubt that it's there at all.
    • The Navy has placed warning signs around the area to warn fisherman and commercial ships of the wreck as to avoid any accidents.
    • Plans to move the wreck of destroyer HMS Wakeful out of a shipping lane have been amended to allow the ship to safely remain where she sank during the Dunkirk evacuation in 1940.
    • The wrecks of such ships have inevitably been targets for treasure-seekers.
    • Buried in the sand near the Australian cities of Sydney and Perth are what are apparently the wrecks of fifteenth-century Chinese ships.
    • They are giving me the chance to do what no other marine archaeologist has done - investigate a 17th-century warship wreck at great depth.
    • A row of emergency vehicles lined up behind the wreck, and a fire truck sprayed the flames with water.
    • Unfortunately, the Outer Hebrides are also littered with the wrecks of abandoned cars - 600 at the last count.
    • When she first set foot in it, it was more of a wreck, but a listed building nonetheless.
    • The car was reduced to a mangled wreck, and debris and broken glass were scattered across the road.
    • The area is home to Kowloon Bridge, the world's largest diveable wreck.
    • Scuba divers examining wrecks should take particular care.
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    (sth, sb ruined)
    the wreck of the industry las ruinas de la industria
    • after the party, the house was a wreck después de la fiesta, la casa era un verdadero caos
    • are you still driving that old wreck? ¿todavía andas en ese cacharro?
    • the attack left him a physical wreck el ataque lo dejó hecho una ruina
    • the next morning I felt a complete wreck al día siguiente estaba hecho polvo
    • he's a nervous wreck tiene los nervios destrozados
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    the wreck of the Titanic el naufragio del Titanic
    • the wreck of all my hopes el desmoronamiento de todas mis esperanzas
  • 4US

    accidente masculine
    • That same night an entire catch crew was wiped out by a truck wreck.
    • Several minor wrecks, mostly in rail yards, have helped feed community fears.
    • Cars and bicyclists often are not looking for each other, which can lead to wrecks at intersections.
    • At least a dozen times over the past two years I've heard the sickening thud and tortured tire screech that signals a fresh wreck in the intersection.
    • The driver overshot the last station before the wreck, and a crew member and several passengers speculated the train was speeding to make up time.
    • He swerved to the left of the vehicle barely avoiding a wreck.
    • If the engine of a train suddenly goes off the rails, a wreck ensues.
    • With those numbers, it's just a matter of time before the next fatal wreck occurs, Rendon said.
    • Gordon led laps for the first time since Daytona and was a threat to win until his car was damaged in a wreck.
    • The song was available on phonograph records within less than a year of the wreck and remains one of the better of the railroad disaster genre.
    • If saving human lives is the great desideratum, then there is more to be gained by prevention of drowning and auto wrecks than by the abolition of war.
    • The father of his younger brothers treated Erik and his older sister as his own, but he died last summer in a car wreck.
    • Michigan's no-fault insurance law provides unlimited lifetime coverage for medical expenses tied to auto wrecks.
    • A fatal car wreck late Sunday night forced investigators to close a southwest Valley intersection through Monday morning, according to the Arizona Department of Public Safety.

transitive verb

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    (ship) provocar el naufragio de
    (ship) hacer naufragar
    (train) hacer descarrilar
    (car) destrozar
    the ship was wrecked on the rocks el barco naufragó al chocar contra las rocas
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  • 3US

    (house/building) demoler
    (house/building) tirar abajo
    (building/house) derribar
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    (spoil, ruin)
    (hopes/chances/plans) echar por tierra
    (marriage/happiness) destrozar
    drinking wrecked her health/career la bebida le arruinó la salud/la carrera