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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Word of the day saliva
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saliva …
Cultural fact of the day

The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.

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 saliva
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saliva …
Cultural fact of the day

The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.

There are 3 translations of crack in Spanish:

crack3

vt

  • 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 saliva
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saliva …
Cultural fact of the day

The name of the autonomous governments of Catalonia and Valencia is generalitat. A great deal of power has now been transferred to them from central government. The medieval term generalitat was revived in 1932, when Catalonia voted for its own devolved government. After the Civil War, it was abolished by Franco but was restored in 1978, with the establishment of comunidades autónomascomunidad autónoma. The Valencian Generalitat is keen to preserve the traditions of the region from Catalan influence.