Translation of sackful in Spanish:


saco, n.

Pronunciation /ˈsækˌfʊl/ /ˈsakfʊl/

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    saco masculine
    costal masculine
    I bought three sackfuls of onions compré tres sacos / costales de cebollas
    • letters were arriving by the sackful llegaban cartas a montones
    • A ballad that Thompson plays live tells Shakespeare's tale of the King of France sending Henry V a sackful of tennis balls, insinuating that he should be playing games, not fighting wars.
    • I insist on being read each and every one, so that I may duly reward each well-wisher with a sackful of sugar beets from the Zweibel ancestral home in Prussia.
    • A sackful of medals followed, and his partnership with John Toshack is still talked about by misty-eyed Liverpool fans even today.
    • The contingent from the Royal Regiment - formerly the Lancashire Fusiliers - brought a sackful of cuddly toys to hand out as presents.
    • The guard, who had been speaking frantically into some kind of communicating device, fell like a sackful of potatoes.
    • Under cover of darkness, and armed with sackfuls of rubbish, he wreaks havoc on the tidy town's effort, dumping in areas which have recently been cleaned up by local environmentalists.
    • They don't fool me in their red vans and their long white beards and their false ho ho ho laughs, coming down your chimney at Christmas with sackfuls of letters.
    • A Health board faces the threat of prosecution and a hefty fine following the discovery of several sackfuls of waste in a field near one of its clinics.
    • Most vendors arrive by the droves from villages every day, carrying sackfuls of vegetables.
    • As word of Balboa's discovery spread, other Spaniards headed for the Gulf of Panama and returned with sackfuls of pearls.
    • While all this was under way, out of the white dimness came the contractor, carrying four wooden stakes, a heavy sackful of something, and two bottles of sake; and knowing exactly what to do.
    • One stall sold a dozen different types of beancurd; others displayed great sackfuls of glossy red chillies and pink Sichuan pepper, or enormous clay urns filled with rice wine.
    • When Edward O'Reilly bought the manuscript library of the poet and scribe Muiris Ó Gormáin in 1794 it amounted to five sackfuls.