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English to Spanish translations [PRO] Law/Patents - Law (general) / Law enforcement, police
English term or phrase:eyeball
The sentence is: "Officer had reasonable suspicion for a stop of a car seen stopped in a high crime area along side another car so they could talk to each other and "eyeballed" the polic car driving by."
This doesn't mean to estimate or guess. It has more to do with watching or looking at the police car in a certain manner.
Explanation: ...y estudiar el movimiento del radiopatrullas.
"Estudiar" es una palabra muy utilizada en este contexto al referirse a la observación detallada que hace el delincuente de los movimientos de sus potenciales víctimas o perseguidores. Se sitúa en un lugar estratégico y los "estudia".
(v.) = ojear, mirar por encima, mirar fijamente a los ojos
Ex: However he seems to have constructed his trends by just eyeballing the graph.
(diccionario de la Universidad de Granada)
cameliaim Spain Local time: 16:35 Works in field Native speaker of: Spanish, Romanian PRO pts in category: 50
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Explanation: might work here...
Alicia Orfalian Argentina Local time: 11:35 Specializes in field Native speaker of: Spanish PRO pts in category: 151