- 1 1.1 (blow) porrazo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar], golpe (masculine), madrazo (masculine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar] she gave herself a bash on the head se dio un porrazo en la cabeza [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences1.2 (dent) (British English/inglés británico) abolladura (feminine), madrazo (masculine) (Mexico/México) [colloquial/familiar]
More example sentences
- Her head hit the pavement with a muffled bash, and she was knocked unconscious.
- The oaf wouldn't know the difference between a crotchet, a quaver, and a bash in the chops with a bassoon.
- His reward was a bash in the head with the butt of a gun.
- Their amazing efforts started in June 2004 when the group decided to have a bash at breaking the record £10,000 previously raised by doing so.
- So do have a bash at it, even if you're not 100% confident of your answers.
- I'd like to have a bash at playing Gustav von Aschenbach in Death In Venice, please.
- 2 (party) juerga (feminine) [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- New York Social Diary is your link to the parties, events, openings, launches, shindigs, bashes, and general social whirlwind that is the East Coast social scene.
- The event was a birthday bash for KIK Corp. supremo and new Toronto Argonauts owner David Cynamon, who chartered the Air Canada jet.
- My birthday party was a joint bash with a good friend from College, the English Civil War Historian.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo[colloquial/familiar]
- 1.1 (hit) pegarle* a shut up or I'll bash your face (in)! ¡cállate o te parto la cara! [colloquial/familiar] I bashed my knee on o against the door me golpeé or [colloquial/familiar] me reventé la rodilla contra la puerta bash the ice with a stone machaque el hielo con una piedra 1.2 (criticize) [unions/feminists] despotricar* contra
bash aheadverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio [colloquial/familiar] to bash ahead
bash around(British English/inglés británico) bash about verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio [colloquial/familiar] [furniture/suitcase/person] tratar a golpes or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) [colloquial/familiar] a las patadas
bash downverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [colloquial/familiar] echar abajo
bash in[colloquial/familiar] verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 1.1 [door] echar abajo 1.2 (dent) [box/hat/car] abollar 1.1verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio to bash sb's head in romperle* la cabeza or [colloquial/familiar] la crisma a algn to bash sb's face/teeth in partirle la cara/la boca a algn [colloquial/familiar]
bash intoverb + preposition + object/verbo + preposición + complemento [person/car] chocar* con, darse* contra
bash onverb + adverb/verbo + adverbio to bash on with sth seguir* adelante con algo (a pesar de las dificultades), echarle para adelante con algo [colloquial/familiar] well, let's bash on bueno, echémosle para adelante or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) echémosle para adelante nomás [colloquial/familiar]
bash outverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento [colloquial/familiar] 1.1 (produce quickly) [article/plan] improvisar rápidamente 1.2 (churn out) [letters/invitations] producir* cantidades industriales de [colloquial/familiar]
bash upverb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar] pegarle* una paliza a
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