Hay 2 definiciones de crash en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada

crash 1

División en sílabas: crash


1 [no object] (Of a vehicle) collide violently with an obstacle or another vehicle: the stolen car she was riding in crashed into a tree
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • A nurse on her way to work on New Year's Eve was killed with her husband when two men driving a stolen car crashed into their vehicle.
  • I was unable to stop in time and my car crashed into the other vehicle.
  • His car had crashed into two parked vehicles, and he had been shot in the head and neck.
smash into, collide with, be in collision with, hit, strike, ram, cannon into, plow into, meet head-on, run into, impact
1.1 [with object] Cause (a moving object) to collide with an obstacle or another vehicle.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • A drunken motorist nearly crashed his car into a police vehicle before running away and leaving his baby lying next to the front seat.
  • As detectives closed in during an undercover operation, he crashed his car into a police vehicle.
  • A 19-year-old man told police he had been taken at gunpoint from Manchester city centre, made to take drugs and then crashed his vehicle.
smash, wreck
informal total
1.2(Of an aircraft) fall from the sky and violently hit the land or sea: a jet crashed 200 yards from the school
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Police said the Pegasus microlight crashed after the pilot fell out of the aircraft but no people on the ground are reported to have been hurt.
  • The gyrocopter crashed into a cornfield at Slamleys Farm, Great Notley, near Braintree, Essex, at 5.30 pm.
  • More than 105 people were believed dead after a Nigerian airliner crashed into a densely populated area in the northern city of Kano yesterday.
1.3 [with object] Cause (an aircraft) to fall from the sky and land violently.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • I wasn't very good at hang-gliding, I crashed my glider, cricked my neck.
  • At the more extreme end, some individuals and groups crash aeroplanes or blow up buildings.
  • Almost 3,000 people died three years ago when four hijacked airliners were crashed.
2Move or cause to move with force, speed, and sudden loud noise: [no object]: huge waves crashed down on us [with object]: she crashed down the telephone receiver
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • She watched the waves crash down onto the shore as the sun set, and she smiled.
  • The ocean sent winds in from both sides as waves crashed violently against the rocky cliffs.
  • The waves crashed against the shore and the air smelt of salt and see breeze.
dash against, batter, pound, lash (against), slam (against), be hurled against
2.1 [no object] Make a sudden loud, deep noise: the thunder crashed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Then the heavens opened, Hades bellowed, the thunder crashed, the water splashed, and a wall of rain came at us.
  • Thunder crashed, louder than ever, and he felt a flutter of fear hit his stomach.
  • The thunder crashed once again, even louder than before.
boom, crack, roll, clap, explode, bang, blast, blare, resound, reverberate, rumble, thunder, echo
3 [no object] informal (Of a business, a market, or a price) fall suddenly and disastrously in value: silver prices crashed in early 1980
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • By March 2003, the company's share price had crashed to an all-time low of $12.40.
  • So, if your company's share price has crashed, you can take the money and lose nothing.
  • In 2000 she boasted a paper fortune of £40 million but after the company's share price crashed, that was cut to £9 million.
collapse, fold, fail, go under, go bankrupt, become insolvent, cease trading, go into receivership, go into liquidation
informal go broke, go bust, go belly up
4 [no object] Computing (Of a machine, system, or software) fail suddenly: the project was postponed because the computer crashed
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • The computer system crashes on a regular basis (I work it out to be about twice a week at the moment).
  • The national air traffic control computer system crashed at 6am, and flights were being operated manually by air traffic controllers.
  • My computer crashed recently and we had to buy a new one.
4.1chiefly North American (Of a patient) suffer a cardiac arrest.
5 [with object] informal Enter (a party) without an invitation or permission.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Grounded for the evening, the two sisters sneak out and decide to crash a party.
  • Everyone sprawled in a loose circle and he felt like an adult crashing a slumber party.
  • If you show up in scruffy jeans and a T-shirt they won't kick you out, but, if you are the kind to feel self-conscious, you may feel like you've crashed the wrong party.
6 [no object] informal Go to sleep, especially suddenly or in an improvised setting: I’ll crash in the back of the van for a couple of hours
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • We made it back to the place we were sleeping and crashed out.
  • I crashed out at about 9pm last night and slept until 5am this morning.
  • I crashed out for about 5 hours of semi-restful sleep, being woken by the rain this morning.


Volver al principio  
1A violent collision, typically of one vehicle with another or with an obstacle: a car crash
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Police are keen to speak to any witnesses to the collision or anyone who saw either vehicle before the crash.
  • A police officer was taken to hospital after the police car he was travelling in was involved in a crash with two other vehicles.
  • Speed has been determined to be one of the most common contributing factors in vehicle crashes.
accident, collision, road traffic accident, derailment, wreck
informal pileup, smash-up, rear-ender
1.1An instance of an aircraft falling from the sky to hit the land or sea.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • He survived the crash by landing in ‘the biggest sand dune in the desert.’
  • A pilot battled to avoid a plane crash as his stricken aircraft circled over Colchester
  • Jack, and 47 others, survives a plane crash on a remote Pacific island.
2A sudden loud noise as of something breaking or hitting another object: he slammed the phone down with a crash
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • I heard a loud crash as something broke against the wall.
  • Just as he was about to open his mouth to speak, there was a loud crash, followed by the screeching of the train's breaks.
  • Her words were broken off abruptly by a loud crash from a room in the apartment.
bang, smash, smack, crack, bump, thud, clatter, clunk, clang;
report, detonation, explosion;
noise, racket, clangor, din
3A sudden disastrous drop in the value or price of something, especially shares of stock: a stock market crash the crash of 1987
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Looking to the past, housing bubbles often lead to crashes with price drops on homes that average from 25 to 30 percent.
  • The price crash has been tough on the titanium industry.
  • Last summer The Economist magazine predicted a housing crash in Ireland, stating that prices could fall by as much as 20 per cent.
3.1The sudden collapse of a business.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Last night the high-flying Sydney millionaire was struggling to explain the crash of the business he built from nothing.
  • The crash of the company left 400,000 motorists without insurance cover.
collapse, failure, bankruptcy
4 Computing A sudden failure which puts a system out of action.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • It is believed the fault was linked to an operation centre at West Drayton as air traffic controllers switched to a manual system during the computer crash.
  • No matter how good your network is, data loss and system crashes are inevitable.
  • As far as I know, there has never been a system crash.


Volver al principio  
Done rapidly or urgently and involving a concentrated effort: a crash course in Italian
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Often, the recommended course isn't a crash diet but a commitment to a long-term change in eating habits.
  • After a crash course on German the night prior to the interview, Nikki was offered the internship and will travel to Sydney soon to further her study of the German language.
  • Anyone who applies for a learners' licence has to undergo an hour-long crash course in road safety.
intensive, concentrated, rapid, short;
accelerated, immersion


Volver al principio  
With a sudden loud sound: crash went the bolt
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • And as the boy was stooping over the open chest, crash went the lid down.
  • Crash went the waves on the rocks.
  • The elephant first tried to sleep in a crib just like your baby cousin John has - and then it went crash.


crash and burn
informal Come to grief or fail spectacularly.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Just as often, public careers can crash and burn.
  • When people realize that they can lose their social security money in the stock market, this plan will crash and burn.
  • She's a single mom, a child star who didn't crash and burn, and a two-time Oscar winner.


Late Middle English: imitative, perhaps partly suggested by craze and dash.

Palabras que riman con crash

abash, ash, Ashe, bash, brash, cache, calash, cash, clash, dash, encash, flash, gnash, hash, lash, mash, Nash, panache, pash, plash, rash, sash, slash, smash, soutache, splash, stash, thrash, trash
Compartir esta entrada

Hay 2 definiciones de crash en inglés:

Compartir esta entrada
crash 2 División en sílabas: crash


A coarse plain linen, woolen, or cotton fabric, used for curtains and towels.


Early 19th century: from Russian krashenina 'dyed coarse linen'.

Compartir esta entrada

¿Qué te llama la atención de esta palabra o frase?

Los comentarios que no respeten nuestras Normas comunitarias podrían ser moderados o eliminados.

Suscribirse para eliminar anuncios y acceder a los recursos premium