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blitz

Pronunciation: /blɪts/

Translation of blitz in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 [Aviation/Aviación] [Military/Militar] bombardeo (masculine) aéreo the Blitz[ el bombardeo alemán de Londres en 1940-41 ]
    Example sentences
    • I talk myself out of imagining world war-styled bombing blitzes or trench warfare, and replaced them with images of land mines and machine guns.
    • Barracks, garrisons, bivouacs and encampments thus far spared came under a blitz of laser-guided bombs first used in the Gulf War.
    • In December 1941 she had stood in the ruins of the Regimental Chapel after it was bombed during the blitz.
    1.2 (intense attack)blitz on sth this weekend we're going to have a blitz on the garden [colloquial/familiar] este fin de semana vamos a atacar el jardín 1.3 (in US football) carga (feminine) (defensiva)
    Example sentences
    • Mobility is supposed to be the key to success in the modern NFL, because of the blitzes thrown by opposing defenses.
    • In a time when blitzes have made quarterbacking a more precarious endeavor than ever, teams that do not possess two accomplished forward passers are at risk.
    • Will he be prepared for all the blitzes opposing defensive coordinators will throw at him?

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

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