- 1.1 (loud noise) estrépito (masculine) she dropped the plates with a crash se le cayeron los platos con gran estrépito there was a tremendous crash of thunder se oyó un trueno espantoso the crash of the waves el romper de las olasMore example sentences1.2 (collision, accident) accidente (masculine), choque (masculine) plane/car crash accidente aéreo/de automóvil we were in a crash tuvimos un accidente, chocamos
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- I heard a loud crash as something broke against the wall.
- Just as he was about to open his mouth to speak, there was a loud crash, followed by the screeching of the train's breaks.
- Her words were broken off abruptly by a loud crash from a room in the apartment.
More example sentences1.3 (financial failure) crac (masculine), crack (masculine) the Wall Street crash el crac(k) de Wall Street a bank crash la quiebra de un banco
- Police are keen to speak to any witnesses to the collision or anyone who saw either vehicle before the crash.
- A police officer was taken to hospital after the police car he was travelling in was involved in a crash with two other vehicles.
- Speed has been determined to be one of the most common contributing factors in vehicle crashes.
- He survived the crash by landing in ‘the biggest sand dune in the desert.’
- A pilot battled to avoid a plane crash as his stricken aircraft circled over Colchester
- Jack, and 47 others, survives a plane crash on a remote Pacific island.
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
- 1 1.1 (collide) to crash (
intosth) estrellarse or chocar* ( contraalgo) 1.2 (make loud noise) [thunder] retumbar the dishes crashed to the floor los platos se cayeron al suelo estrepitosamente the ceiling came crashing down on them el techo se les derrumbó encima 1.3 [Finance] [shares] caer* a pique, colapsar Wall Street crashed in 1929 en 1929 hubo un crac(k) en la bolsa de Nueva York
- 2 (spend the night) [colloquial/familiar] quedarse a dormir can I crash at your place? ¿puedo quedarme a dormir en tu casa?
- 3 [Computing/Informática] fallar
- (before noun/delante del nombre) [course] intensivo; [program] de choque
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The National Police (Policía Nacional) was set up in Spain in 1976. Its members patrol provincial capitals and big cities, which are responsible for its finance, administration, and recruitment. Although armed, it has never been considered a repressive force, unlike the