There are 4 main translations of chuck in Spanish:

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chuck 1

American English: /tʃək/
British English: /tʃʌk/

transitive verb

[colloquial]
  • 1.1 (throw) chuck it in the garbage chuck me a towel/the ball
    tírame or (in Colombia, Mexico, Peru also) aviéntame una toalla/la pelota
    Example sentences
    • There's amusement in his eyes as he strides into the room casually chucking his jacket over the back of the sofa.
    • People in the town feed these pigeons and until they stop chucking food about we will not get rid of them.
    • But I also agree with him that the second may be a bit more positive than just the government chucking money at traffic jams.
    Example sentences
    • The pleasure of having a disk that is brimming to capacity, chucking it out and throwing in a new one that's 5 times the size is immeasurable.
    • A former Dutch prosecutor, who resigned last year after it emerged he had chucked his old PC out with the trash is in trouble again.
    • Besides, I felt relieved as I didn't have to chuck the stuff away.
    1.2 (give up) chuck it!
    ¡basta ya!
    Example sentences
    • That's when the Minish athlete chucked in her pensionable job for the hard world of professional athletics, but she has been an admirable student since then.
    • Oh, and did I mention that 12 months prior I had chucked in a cushy job in a University Science department to pursue this dream?
    • Freshly enrolled in Ballyfermot senior college in Dublin, the former waiter knew he was right to have chucked in his old job and turned his hand to journalism.
    Example sentences
    • I can understand why Sir Alex Ferguson is not chucking it.
    • He didn't have a problem that way, because at least I wasn't seen to be chucking it.
    • To adapt G. K. Chesterton's advice to another public worthy: chuck it, Hockney.
    1.3 (end relationship with)
    Example sentences
    • McFadden has been through a lot: painfully and publicly dumped by her husband, then chucked again by the publicity-seeking Dan Corsi.
    • For the most part, it's about getting back at people who chucked you.
    • He becomes homesick, his girlfriend chucks him for a Tannadice midfielder, he takes to drink and gives up the game.

Phrasal verbs

chuck away

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1.1 (squander, waste) [colloquial]
(opportunity)
1.2chuck out 1 1

chuck in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(job/studies) (British English) [colloquial]
mandar al diablo [colloquial]
I'm going to chuck it (all) in
voy a mandar todo al diablo [colloquial]

chuck out

[colloquial]
1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (get rid of) 1.2 (reject)
(British English) (plan/suggestion)
2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (expel)

chuck up

1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object (British English) chuck in 2verb + adverb (vomit) [slang]

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chuck 2
American English: /tʃək/
British English: /tʃʌk/

transitive verb

  • (stroke) See examples: to chuck somebody under the chin
    darle una palmadita en la barbilla a alguien
    Example sentences
    • ‘You won't go short!’ she says to her son in baby talk, chucking him under the chin.
    • Nicholas laughed and lightly chucked Susan under the chin.
    • She smiled wickedly and chucked him under the chin.

noun

  • (playful pat)
    palmadita (feminine)
    Example sentences
    • But let's be clear there - a chuck under the chin is quite sufficient to convince me that affection can last the distance.
    • He gave the toddler a chuck under the chin which earned him a toothy grin.
    • Kelly reached forward and gave her a token chuck under the chin.

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chuck 3
American English: /tʃək/
British English: /tʃʌk/

noun

  • 1 countable (Technology)
    portabrocas (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • One of the challenges of crank grinding relates to clamping the workpiece in the chuck so that the crank pin can be cylindrically ground.
    • To make the feet, the turner placed an offset chuck on the lathe and turned this part of the leg along a second axis.
    • Other keyless devices consist of rotating knobs (similar to a chuck on a drill) on the slide mechanism.
  • 2 uncountable (Cookery)
    (corte de carne vacuna del cuarto delantero)
    Example sentences
    • Shred about 10 ounces cooked beef brisket or chuck.
    • Cut the pork, venison, chuck steak and kielbasa sausage into 2.5cm / 1in cubes, then toss together in the flour.
    • Similarly, the steak and kidney pie is now made with best blade steak rather than chuck beef.

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chuck 5
American English: /tʃək/
British English: /tʃʌk/

noun

  • (British English) [dialect] (as term of endearment)
    Example sentences
    • I was wearing my tattered skirt with a black belt, my chucks, and a really weird purple Sex pistols shirt that I found in the garbage somewhere.

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