garra
feminine noun
1. claw (de mamífero); talon, claw (de ave); paw, hand (figurative) (de persona)
  • caer en las garras de alguien -> to fall into somebody's clutches
  • tener garra (informal) -> to have charisma; (persona) to be gripping (novela, canción)

garra [gar’-rah]
noun
1. Claw of a wild beast, talon of a bird of prey, a clutch a fang. (f)
2. Hand, in contempt. (f)
  • Echarle a uno la garra -> (coll.) to grasp, to seize, to imprison anyone
3. (Tec.) Claw, tooth, hook. (f)
4. Bite, penetration; (Dep.) sharpness, edge. (Figurative) (f)
  • Esta canción no tiene garra -> that song has no bite to it

garra
1 (pata) [de animal] claw; [de águila] talon; [de persona] hand; paw (familiar)
echar la garra a algn to nab sb (familiar); seize sb
estar como una garra (And) (S. Cone) to be as thin as a rake (familiar)
2 garras (dominio) clutches
caer en las garras de algn to fall into sb's clutches
3 (Técnica) claw; hook; (Mecánica) clutch
garra de seguridad safety clutch
4 (fuerza) bite; (Dep) sharpness; edge
esa canción no tiene garra that song has no bite to it
5 (México) muscular strength
6 (Chile) strip of old leather
7 garras (México) bits; pieces
no hay cuero sin garras nothing is ever perfect
8 (And) (bolsa) leather bag

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