There are 2 translations of dash in Spanish:

dash1

Pronunciation: /dæʃ/

n

  • 1 (sudden movement) (no pl) to make a dash for safety/shelter correr a ponerse a salvo/a cobijarse he made a dash for freedom intentó escaparse everyone made a dash for the exit todos se precipitaron hacia la salida to make a dash for it [colloquial/familiar] salir* a toda mecha [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 c (small amount) poquito (m) a dash of vinegar un poquito or unas gotas de vinagre a dash of pepper una pizca de pimienta a dash of milk un chorrito de leche dark hair with a dash of grey pelo (m) entrecano
  • 4 u (spirit, nerve) brío (m) to play/perform with dash tocar*/actuar* con brío to cut a dash (BrE) ser* el centro de todas las miradas, llamar la atención, partir plaza (Méx)
  • 5 c [Sport] carrera (f) (de poca distancia) the 100m dash los 100m planos or (Esp) lisos or (RPl) llanos

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There are 2 translations of dash in Spanish:

dash2

vt

  • 1 1.1 (hurl) she dashed the plate to pieces hizo añicos or trizas el plato the ship was dashed against the rocks el barco se estrelló contra las rocas 1.2 (splash) echar she dashed her face with water to refresh herself se echó agua en la cara para refrescarse
  • 3 (mix) his hair was dashed with grey tenía el pelo entrecano or salpicado de gris

vi

  • 1 (rush) I dashed to the rescue me lancé al rescate she dashed out salió disparada I'll just dash across the road for some milk voy en frente un minuto a comprar leche to dash into/across the room entrar en/atravesar* la habitación como una exhalación I can't stay long, I must dash [colloquial/familiar] me voy corriendo, que tengo prisa or (AmL tb) que estoy apurada

Phrasal verbs

dash off

v + o + adv, v + adv + o (write hurriedly) [letter/essay] escribir* corriendo 1.1v + adv (leave hastily) irse* corriendo

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).