We couldn't find brett. Showing results for brete. Show more results
brete
masculine noun
1. (awkward situation) 
No había salida de ese brete.There was no way out of that predicament.
b. jam (colloquial) 
Le presté dinero a Marcelo para ayudarlo a salir del brete.I lent Marcelo money to help get him out of a jam.
c. fix (colloquial) 
Estoy en un brete. Por favor, ayúdame.I'm in a fix. Please could you help me out?
d. tight spot (colloquial) 
Si alguna vez te encuentras en un brete, llámame y te asistiré.If you ever find yourself in a tight spot, give me a call and I'll help you.
e. difficulties (plural) 
Mentí porque no quería meterte en un brete.I lied because I didn't want to get you into difficulties.
2. (agriculture) (South America) 
a. chute (United States) 
El vaquero marcó con hierro la vaca que estaba en el brete.The cowboy branded the cow that was in the chute.
b. crush (United Kingdom) 
Hay que poner la vaca en el brete para examinar la herida.We need to put the cow in the crush to check out the injury.
3. (work) (Costa Rica) (Nicaragua) (Venezuela) 
a. job 
¿Tienes un brete para mi hermana? Ahora está desempleada.Would you have a job for my sister? She's unemployed at the moment.
brete
Noun
1. (general) 
a. fix, difficulty 
estar en un breteto be in a fix
poner a alguien en un breteto put somebody in a difficult position
brete
1 (cepo) shackles
plural
; (p)
2 (apuro) predicament
estar en un brete to be in a jam (familiar); poner a algn en un brete to put sb on the spot
3 (Caribe) screw (vulgar); lay (vulgar)
Examples
Search history
Explore SpanishDict
We've combined the most accurate English to Spanish translations, dictionary, verb conjugations, and Spanish to English translators into one very powerful search box. Google +1 or Like our Spanish Translation page to spread the word!
Did this page answer your question?