There are 2 translations of bat in Spanish:

bat1

Pronunciation: /bæt/

n

  • 1 [Sport] (in baseball, cricket) bate (m); (in table tennis) (BrE) paleta (f), raqueta (f) to be at bat (in baseball) (AmE) ser* bateador off one's own bat (BrE) (de) motu proprio, por su ( or mi etc) cuenta, por iniciativa propia right off the bat (AmE) de buenas a primeras to go to bat for sb (AmE) echarle* una mano a algn to play a straight bat (BrE) andarse* con pies de plomo
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    • Well, it turns out nobody officially tests balls hit by aluminum bats under game conditions.
    • There is no evidence of an ancestor of Billiards prior to this time, unless you do lower your criteria to count all the other games played with bats, balls and skittles.
    • He generates the best bat speed in the game and hits balls harder than any other batter.
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    • The first was left and the second caused a defensive prod in the middle of the bat, bringing loud applause from the crowd.
    • Ironically, in our innings we only called upon three of our bats.
    • But we didn't start well with the bat, and there wasn't enough hardness in the middle order.
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    • Schenke is an opening left-handed bat and right arm medium pace bowler from Sydney's Balmain Club.
    • He was as solid as his father and as stolid as his uncle Sadiq: an opening bat who could bowl a useful off-break.
    • Does any other team have opening bats who spend more of their time swishing at flies outside the off stump?
  • 2 2.1 [Zool] murciélago (m) like a bat out of hell [colloquial/familiar] como alma que lleva el diablo to be (as) blind as a bat ser* más ciego que un topo, no ver* tres en un burro (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to have bats in one's belfry o (BrE also) in the belfry estar* más loco que una cabra [familiar/colloquial] 2.2 (hag) [colloquial/familiar] old bat vieja (f)
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    • But then the old bat did go on a bit - 30 minutes of complaining after the effect when last night she could have just asked us to quiet down and then have had no cause for complaint.
    • So how's about you head over there right this very second and wish the old bat a happy birthday, hmmm?
    • Ok, now that I've put that side of her character in perspective, you must be wondering why I like the old bat?

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f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more

There are 2 translations of bat in Spanish:

bat2

vi (-tt-)

  • [Sport] batear to bat for sb [Sport] batear en reemplazo de algn [representative/spokesman] (BrE) respaldar a algn

vt (-tt-)

  • 1 1.1 (hit) [ball/balloon] golpear, darle* a 1.2 (average in baseball) tener* un promedio de
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    • We almost got out of the inning on our own, but mercifully, the other team had batted through the lineup, which meant it was our turn to bat.
    • Frankly, the team batted worse than it did in the first innings at Lahore.
    • The Indian team batted perfectly, bowled like champions and fielded like tigers.
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    • Laurie put the small box down on a flat rock and teasingly batted Gil's hand away as he knelt down and tried to reach inside for a sandwich.
    • She was beckoning to me, looking around anxiously, and I was batting people out of the way, but as I approached I saw her look up at someone beside her.
    • I pushed through them like I was running through some forest batting the tree limbs out of the way.
  • 2 (flutter) to bat one's eyelashes o (BrE) eyelids at sb hacerle* ojitos or caídas de ojo a algn not to bat an eyelash o (BrE) an eyelid o an eye no pestañear, no inmutarse she listened to his outburst without batting an eyelid escuchó sus exabruptos sin pestañear or sin inmutarse
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    • She was batting her eyelashes at Rick in an extremely flirtatious manner.
    • She batted her eyelashes in the most flirtatious manner she could muster.
    • To Todd she spoke more flirtatiously, batting her eyelashes and pressing up against the locker next to his.

Phrasal verbs

bat around

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
(discuss casually) [idea/proposal] tratar en forma superficial

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Word of the day merienda
f
afternoon snack …
Cultural fact of the day

Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province. Most comunidades autónomas comunidad autónoma comprise at least two or more