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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There are 2 translations of bat in Spanish:

bat2

(-tt-)

vi

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

vt

  • 1 1.1 (hit) [ball/balloon] golpear, darle* a 1.2 (average in baseball) tener* un promedio de
  • 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

Phrasal verbs

bat around

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

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