Translation of hurl in Spanish:

hurl

Pronunciation: /hɜːrl; hɜːl/

vt

  • 1.1 (throw) [stone/spear] tirar, arrojar, lanzar* he hurled a brick at the policeman le tiró un ladrillo al policía we were hurled to the ground by the explosion la explosión nos tiró or nos arrojó al suelo
    More example sentences
    • They attack the car by hurling their bodies directly into it.
    • The sheer force of it hurled them apart, sending them both flying through the air.
    1.2 (shout) to hurl abuse at sb soltarle* una sarta de insultos a algn

v refl

  • to hurl oneself tirarse, arrojarse, lanzarse* she hurled herself over the precipice se tiró or se arrojó por el precipicio they hurled themselves on the pickpocket se lanzaron or se abalanzaron sobre el carterista she hurled herself into his arms se lanzó en sus brazos

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