"brete" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
brete{masculine}
shackle{noun}
trouble{noun}
poner en un brete
to get sb. into trouble
estar en un brete
to be in trouble
jam{noun} [coll.]
salieron del brete
they got out of the jam
tight spot{noun} [coll.]
chute{noun} (for animals)
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
Context examples for "brete" in English(!) These sentences come from external sources & may not be accurate. Therefore, we are not responsible for their content.
nos puso en un brete con aquellas preguntas
he put us on the spot with those questions
salieron del brete
they got out of the jam
poner en un brete
to get sb. into trouble
estar en un brete
to be in trouble
Les pido que también mañana por la mañana, si hay votación, den su apoyo al informe y pido a la Comisión que no deje a la industria naval y a sus trabajadores solos en este brete.
I ask for your support again tomorrow morning when the House votes on the report, and I urge the Commission not to abandon the shipbuilding industry and those who work in it.