There are 3 translations of crack in Spanish:

crack1

Pronunciation: /kræk/

n

  • 4 (instant) at the crack of dawn al amanecer, al despuntar el día [literario/literary], al rayar el alba [literario/literary]
  • 5 c (attempt) [colloquial/familiar] intento (m) to have a crack at sth intentar algo have a crack at solving the problem intenta resolver el problema, prueba a ver si puedes resolver el problema
  • 6 c [colloquial/familiar] (wisecrack) comentario (m) socarrón to make a crack hacer* un comentario socarrón

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The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.

There are 3 translations of crack in Spanish:

crack2

adj

  • (before n) [shot/troops] de primera he's a crack player es un jugador de primera, es un crack (AmL)

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Word of the day hache
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llámale hache = call it what you like or what you will …
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The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.

There are 3 translations of crack in Spanish:

crack3

vt

  • 2 2.1 (break open) [egg] cascar*, romper*; [nut] cascar*, partir; [safe] forzar*; [drugs ring/spy ring] desmantelar, desarticular to crack a book (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] abrir* un libro he scarcely cracked a book before the exam apenas abrió un libro antes del examen to crack (open) a bottle [colloquial/familiar] destapar or abrir* or descorchar una botella to crack a smile sonreír* he didn't even crack a smile ni siquiera sonrió 2.2 (decipher, solve) [code] descifrar, dar* con; [problem] resolver* I've cracked it! [colloquial/familiar] ¡ya lo tengo!
  • 3 (make cracking sound with) [whip] (hacer*) chasquear or restallar; [finger/knuckle] hacer* crujir whip1
  • 4 (hit sharply) pegar* I cracked my head on o against the beam me di con la cabeza contra la viga

vi

  • 1 1.1 [cup/glass] rajarse; [rock/plaster/paint/skin] agrietarse his composure began to crack empezó a perder la compostura 1.2 (make cracking sound) [whip] chasquear, restallar; [bones/twigs] crujir 1.3 [voice] quebrarse* 1.4 (break down) she cracked under the strain sufrió una crisis nerviosa a raíz de la tensión something cracked inside her and she began to sob no pudo contenerse más y se echó a llorar
  • 2 (be active, busy) to get cracking [colloquial/familiar] poner(se)* manos a la obra you'd better get cracking with that translation más vale que (te) pongas manos a la obra y hagas esa traducción [familiar/colloquial] come on, get cracking! ¡vamos, muévete! [familiar/colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

crack down

v + adv
to crack down on sb/sth tomar medidas enérgicas contra algn/algo

crack up

v + adv 1.1 (break down) [colloquial/familiar] [person] sufrir un ataque de nervios, sucumbir a la presión 1.2 (burst out laughing) [colloquial/familiar] soltar* una carcajada 1.3 [ice] agrietarse 1.1v + o + adv [colloquial/familiar] (make laugh) matar de la risa [familiar/colloquial] 1.2v + o + adv (praise) [colloquial/familiar] (usu pass) it isn't all it's cracked up to be no es tan bueno como se dice or [familiar/colloquial] como lo pintan

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Word of the day hache
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llámale hache = call it what you like or what you will …
Cultural fact of the day

The people who lived between the rivers Amazon and Plate, and their language were the guaraní. The Guarani language is an official language in Paraguay. It is also spoken in parts of Argentina, Bolivia, and Brazil. The Jesuit missionaries in Paraguay wrote Guarani dictionaries and grammars, hymns and catechisms. Guarani acquired a symbolic status in Paraguay during the Chaco War with Bolivia, 1932-35. Today many Paraguayans with hardly any indigenous blood speak Guarani better than Spanish.