There are 5 translations of crash in Spanish:

crash1

Pronunciation: /kræʃ/

n

  • 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 olas
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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.
    1.2 (collision, accident) accidente (m), choque (m) plane/car crash accidente aéreo/de automóvil we were in a crash tuvimos un accidente, chocamos
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    • 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.
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    • 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.
    1.3 (financial failure) crac (m), crack (m) the Wall Street crash el crac(k) de Wall Street a bank crash la quiebra de un banco

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There are 5 translations of crash in Spanish:

crash2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (smash) he crashed the car tuvo un accidente con el coche, chocóto crash sth into sth he crashed his car/bike into the car in front (iba en el coche/la moto y) chocó con el coche de delante 1.2 (make a noise) hacer* ruido con she crashed the cymbals together hizo sonar los platillos
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    • Then the heavens opened, Hades bellowed, the thunder crashed, the water splashed, and a wall of rain came at us.
    • Thunder crashed, louder than ever, and he felt a flutter of fear hit his stomach.
    • The thunder crashed once again, even louder than before.
  • 2 [colloquial/familiar] to crash a party colarse* en una fiesta [colloquial/familiar]
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    • The computer system crashes on a regular basis (I work it out to be about twice a week at the moment).
    • The national air traffic control computer system crashed at 6am, and flights were being operated manually by air traffic controllers.
    • My computer crashed recently and we had to buy a new one.
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    • Grounded for the evening, the two sisters sneak out and decide to crash a party.
    • Everyone sprawled in a loose circle and he felt like an adult crashing a slumber party.
    • If you show up in scruffy jeans and a T-shirt they won't kick you out, but, if you are the kind to feel self-conscious, you may feel like you've crashed the wrong party.
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    • He said that it was only after the vehicle had crashed the traffic lights at Kermode Street that he decided that the pursuit might substantially increase the risk of injury to police or the public.
    • All the buses turning out of Eagle Road onto St John's Hill crash the lights.
    • For the record the traffic light was green and I was not crashing the lights.
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    • We made it back to the place we were sleeping and crashed out.
    • I crashed out at about 9pm last night and slept until 5am this morning.
    • I crashed out for about 5 hours of semi-restful sleep, being woken by the rain this morning.

vi

  • 1 1.1 (collide) to crash (into sth) estrellarse or chocar* (contra algo) 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/Finanzas] [shares] caer* a pique, colapsar Wall Street crashed in 1929 en 1929 hubo un crac(k) en la bolsa de Nueva York
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    • By March 2003, the company's share price had crashed to an all-time low of $12.40.
    • So, if your company's share price has crashed, you can take the money and lose nothing.
    • In 2000 she boasted a paper fortune of £40 million but after the company's share price crashed, that was cut to £9 million.
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    • A nurse on her way to work on New Year's Eve was killed with her husband when two men driving a stolen car crashed into their vehicle.
    • I was unable to stop in time and my car crashed into the other vehicle.
    • His car had crashed into two parked vehicles, and he had been shot in the head and neck.
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    • A drunken motorist nearly crashed his car into a police vehicle before running away and leaving his baby lying next to the front seat.
    • As detectives closed in during an undercover operation, he crashed his car into a police vehicle.
    • A 19-year-old man told police he had been taken at gunpoint from Manchester city centre, made to take drugs and then crashed his vehicle.
  • 2 (spend the night) [colloquial/familiar] quedarse a dormir can I crash at your place? ¿puedo quedarme a dormir en tu casa?

Phrasal verbs

crash out

verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio
(to go to sleep) quedarse dormido we just crashed out on the floor nos tiramos a dormir en el suelo 1.1 (in competitions, sports) quedar eliminado

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There are 5 translations of crash in Spanish:

crash3

adv

  • to go crash into sth estrellarse estrepitosamente contra algo
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    • And as the boy was stooping over the open chest, crash went the lid down.
    • Crash went the waves on the rocks.
    • The elephant first tried to sleep in a crib just like your baby cousin John has - and then it went crash.

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There are 5 translations of crash in Spanish:

crash4

exclamation

  • ¡patapum! [colloquial/familiar]

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There are 5 translations of crash in Spanish:

crash5

adj

  • (before noun/delante del nombre) [course] intensivo; [program] de choque crash diet régimen (masculine) muy estricto
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    • Often, the recommended course isn't a crash diet but a commitment to a long-term change in eating habits.
    • After a crash course on German the night prior to the interview, Nikki was offered the internship and will travel to Sydney soon to further her study of the German language.
    • Anyone who applies for a learners' licence has to undergo an hour-long crash course in road safety.

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The variety of catalán spoken in the Balearic Islands is called mallorquín. Some people regard it as a separate language from Catalan, which enjoys official status, but it is not officially recognized as such.