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hurl
American English: /hərl/
British English: /həːl/

Translation of hurl in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 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
    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 somebody
    soltarle una sarta de insultos a alguien

reflexive verb

  • 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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