Translation of sag in Spanish:


combarse, v.

Pronunciation /sæɡ/ /saɡ/

See Spanish definition of flaquear

intransitive verb sagging, sagged, sagged

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    • 1.1

      (beams/ceiling) combarse
      the bed sagged in the middle la cama se hundía en el medio
      • the branches sagged under the weight of the apples las ramas se combaban con el peso de las manzanas
      • The albums lined his walls on wooden shelves that sagged under their weight.
      • Two of the hardest hours of his life later Kaerin sagged against a wall and slid to it's base, letting his head fall back against the cold stone.
      • She sagged against me, using my supernatural strength as a wall against her drooping form.
      • Having finally found the locker room in the basement of the police station, Sam made sure he was alone, then sagged against one wall.
      • Once he was gone the women sagged against the wall she was bound to.
      • Relief made my knees weak, and I sagged against the wall.
      • She moved to help me off my knees and back to the bed where I sagged down.
      • She sagged against him, letting him support her weight.
      • I laid him in my own bed and pulled off his filthy boots, then sagged down at his side on the floor.
      • I let out a long breath and sagged against the desk.
      • Her shoulders dropped three inches as she sagged against the doorway, shaking her head and laughing a little.
      • I wheezed out a puff of air and then gradually sagged down along with my body.
      • After they left, Mary sagged against the cushions.
      • Alexander sagged against the counter and relaxed.
      • He sagged against the railing and buried his face into his palm.
      • Tom Piper sagged against the glass counter near the cash register.
      • Once inside, he closed the door behind him, and sagged against the stout wood.
      • The shelves of our bookshops are sagging under the weight of publications that offer alternative therapies for our maladies - but usually with a religious world-view or technique behind them.
      • I felt my body sagging beneath me, and I could barely stand upright.
      • Her thin shoulders sagged beneath her cotton sleeping kimono.
      • She thrust the basket at him, and he was so startled that his knees sagged beneath the weight.
      • Fueled by my sister's incessant shopping, every surface sags under the weight of knick-knacks and geegaws.
      • The religious dialogue and structure of the narrative eventually sags under its own weight.
      • Many fences sag or are pulled out of shape by plants growing on them or for other reasons.

    • 1.2(hang down, droop)

      sagging breasts pechos caídos

  • 2

    • 2.1

      (spirits/courage/resolution) flaquear
      (spirits/courage/resolution) decaer
      • Yet the level of political interest sagged in inverse relation to the proliferation of candidates.
      • Afterwards, the American team became discouraged by the loss and their morale sagged.
      • If you wrote a single book and it came out last year and you want to lift sagging sales, is it so awful to go to current releases and add a reader recommendation to your old book?
      • While the box office has been sagging, DVD sales and rentals have increased 676 percent since 2000.
      • Other consumer product sales may be sagging, but lingerie is booming.
      • Unemployment averages 8.9%, retail sales are sagging, and euro zone manufacturing production shrank in April.
      • With sales sagging, why is the clothing retailer expanding?
      • Sales have sagged recently, but the Hummer H2 is Detroit's biggest aftermarket success story.
      • Increases occurred in shotshell and centerfire rifle cartridge sales, while rimfire ammunition sales sagged.
      • The funds had about 28 per cent of their assets in stocks and their value fell as stocks sagged.
      • If that happens, a few years will not be enough to salvage the country's sagging economic power.
      • The man who rebuilt sagging fortunes at TCU and Alabama, among other stops, was shellshocked by last year's 4-8 disaster.
      • Despite this stellar past, Howard's law school has struggled in recent years with sagging enrollment and lackluster bar exam passage rates of its students.
      • The past year's sagging economy has caused many schools to retool their recruiting tactics, according to findings in a new national survey released last month.
      • And getting 20 to 25 minutes against reserves could be the perfect tonic for Tinsley's sagging confidence.
      • Selig's latest outburst ought to really help sagging attendance, because as we all know there's nothing like a failing team to get fans out to the ballpark.
      • The program is the latest in a number of moves Army officials have initiated in order to boost sagging recruitment and help soldiers obtain a higher education.
      • That move is widely credited with reversing the airlines sagging financial fortunes.
      • Proponents say biofuels could help end our dependence on oil imports, boost a sagging agriculture industry and reduce environmental damage caused by burning fossil fuels.
      • Voltage sags are the most common power quality problem.

    • 2.2(decline)

      (prices/rates) caer
      (prices/rates) bajar
      (production) decaer


  • 1

    (of ceiling)
    combadura feminine
    • She stood and felt the sag of his weight against her as she dropped him back against the mattress.
    • There's a bit of a sag in the middle of the album, but on the whole Hail To The Thief is a noticeably more inspiring record than Kid A or Amnesiac.
    • A common criticism of telescoping posts is that they affect seat height; make sure you readjust your seat height to compensate for the sag of the post under your riding weight.
    • Sure enough here is this mile long limo out the front the same as the ones in Las Vegas that had the sag in the middle.
    • But then like millions of others who enjoyed a great young life, I decided to accept middle age, with its wrinkles and sags gracefully, and throw the bikinis away.
    • That's when the sad resignation settled in and my shoulders were inclined to have a good sag.
    • UVA rays are at their worst in summertime, constantly penetrating our epidermis, damaging our collagen and elastin fibres and creating wrinkles, crinkles, sags and bags all the more likely.
    • Clinging ferociously to the golden days of your youth only illuminates your jowls and sags more brightly, my friend.
    • At the beginning of the year, we look in the mirror and see sags and wrinkles we would ignore in an Albanian or a Fiji islander.
    • Look for areas where the fasteners may have pulled loose, and for any sags in the gutter run.
    • His entire body seems to shift from a tense stance to a casual sag.
    • Targets ride on an enclosed monorail which prevents the sag and bounce associated with wire systems.
    • We spent so much time searching for the bra that would make up for the sag.
    • With a heavy sag of his whole body, his expression turned to one of deep sadness.
    • The small gaps and sags may be tolerable to an individual, but the purchaser must know he or she is buying something that was manufactured for millions.
    • If you are painting a door on its hinges you are more susceptible to drips and sags, so don't apply too much paint.
    • With time, however, a ski tip would begin to lose its curve and sag, especially when the skis were used in wet, sloppy snow.
  • 2

    (in prices, profits)
    caída feminine
    baja feminine
    • Instead of falling, the dollar has risen, helped along by the sag in the euro as it becomes apparent that the eurozone economic model is on the road to nowhere.
    • The only lag in energy - and thus my only very minor criticism - was a brief sag just before the duel scene, which was itself a tad rushed.
    • UPS systems also offer protection from momentary outages and voltage sags.
    • Indeed, housing demand has not suffered, despite the sag in confidence for the future, which home buyers must have before making such a major financial commitment.
    • Although the grid is reportedly 99.9 percent reliable, blackouts or sags in the power supply can cause damage far greater than would at first seem evident.
    • Other situations affecting power quality are transients or spikes, surges or over-voltages, noise and sags or brownouts.