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hack 1

American English: /hæk/
British English: /hak/

transitive verb

  • 1 1.1 (cut roughly)
    cortar a tajos
    tajear (Latin America)
    he was hacked to death
    lo mataron a hachazos ( or machetazos etc)
    to hack something to bits o pieces
    hacer algo trizas
    destrozar algo
    he hacked off a large chunk of bread
    cortó un trozo grande de pan
    they hacked their way through the jungle
    se abrieron camino a machetazos a través de la jungla
    Example sentences
    • These arborists climb high in an ancient oak tree and drag along a chain saw to hack off dead branches, which they let crash to the ground.
    • People with knives hacked at the bodies of the dead.
    • He'd shimmy up with a machete, hack them off and let them fall to the ground.
    1.2 (Sport) (in soccer)
    darle una patada a
    (in basketball)
    golpear en el brazo
    Example sentences
    • The way they're both playing tonight there's only ever going to be one winner of that contest, and the Liverpool centre-half hacks the ball clear.
    • In this physical game, the Africans hacked Diego Maradona all day.
    • Boston almost scored when a Jason Lee header from Danny Thomas' cross was hacked off the line by Baraclough.
  • 2 [colloquial] (cope with, tolerate)
    Example sentences
    • If they find that she can't hack it over two miles at the top level she'll take her place in the World Hurdle instead, but that's not the dream.
    • The question is, can he still hack it live. Well, can he?
    • I think it may be all some kind of test - throw Matt a project to manage on his second day and see if he can hack it.
  • 3 [colloquial] (Computing)
    (system)
    piratear
    Example sentences
    • I hope his girlfriend breaks up with him today, his dog runs away and someone hacks into his AOL account and uses it to send threatening emails to the president.
    • And those indulging in hacking but with malicious and criminal intent are crackers.
    • We now have a maximum sentence of 7 years for reckless damage to a computer, 5 years for taking trade secrets, and 2 years for hacking.
    Example sentences
    • Unfortunately I started by vaguely hacking around with Perl and have developed some appalling habits which Perl quite happily lets me get away with.
    • Mikey the Programmer is hacking away on the new FTP client feature of his groovy Macintosh software.
    • Now, if only I remembered something about programming so I could hack together a Windows version…

intransitive verb

  • 1 (cut roughly)
    hacer tajos
    to hack at something
    darle (golpes) a algo
    despedazar algo

noun

Phrasal verbs

hack around

verb + adverb
(fool around)

hack into

verb + preposition + object
(computer/server)
conseguir entrar en
piratear
hackear [colloquial]

hack off

verb + object + adverb
(British English) [colloquial] (annoy)
molestar
mosquear (Spain) [colloquial]

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hack 2
American English: /hæk/
British English: /hak/

noun

  • 1 [pejorative]
    (writer)
    escritorzuelo, (-la) (masculine, feminine) [pejorative]
    (journalist)
    gacetillero, (-ra) (masculine, feminine) [pejorative]
    he was just another film hack
    era otro directorcillo cualquiera
    (before noun) (writer)
    de pacotilla
    (writing/work)
    de poca monta
    pedestre
    hack reporter
    Example sentences
    • Meanwhile, literary hacks and Grub Street writers produced popular pot boilers for the masses.
    • Editorial and headline writers and the hacks at the television news outlets have no time for such contradictions.
    • Was the poor gentleman under the impression that I am a councillor or a psychiatrist instead of just a newspaper hack?
  • 2 (Riding) 2.1 (horse)
    (— for hire)
    caballo (masculine) de alquiler
    2.2 (worn-out horse)
    Example sentences
    • Having escaped serious injury throughout his racing career, Tommy was lamed for life through a fall from his hack while riding to the post office in the Curragh Camp.
    • A smart trainer at Newmarket will ride out on the Heath on his hack, which may be a sumptuous former racehorse.
    2.3 (ride)
    (British English)
    paseo (masculine) a caballo
    Example sentences
    • Sunday is also unofficially Kids Day and there will more horse events including junior hacks and riding classes as well as some fun prizes for the prettiest mare and handsomest colt in the gala ring.
    • One favoured method of working off excess energy before a work out or a hack is to lunge the horse for a short period before mounting.
    • Bally seemed content with her new role: grazing the field was interrupted by the odd hack out, and then back to eating.
    Example sentences
    • A Munnings horse on the other hand has a lot of the stable about it - a lot of knowledge, no doubt, and a lot to attract others who know their hacks, hunters and ponies.
    • The stables catered for hacks, hunters, carriage horses and carriages and the Georgian quadrangle was established as the ideal pattern.
    • As to who of the above appeared on the sacred gallops on bicycles, who on hacks and who in motors, we can only surmise.

intransitive verb

  • 2 (British English) (Riding)
    pasear a caballo
    cabalgar

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