There are 2 translations of punch in Spanish:

punch1

Pronunciation: /pʌntʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 c (blow) puñetazo (m), piña (f) [familiar/colloquial] to give sb a punch darle* un puñetazo a algn a punch on the nose/in the stomach un puñetazo en la nariz/el estómago to pack a punch [speaker/play/cocktail] pegar* fuerte [familiar/colloquial] (lit) [boxer] pegar* fuerte or duro to pull (one's) punches andarse* con miramientos or [familiar/colloquial] con chiquitas
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    • They ram into the wall, exchanging body blows and punches as they scuffle.
    • A woman staying on the same corridor heard loud punches and likened the blows to those sometimes heard in TV programmes.
    • But domestic violence doesn't always manifest itself in punches and blows.
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    • Just when both sides appeared to be settling for a point Nish delivered the killer punch when he popped up at the back post to convert Hamilton's miss-hit shot.
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    • The full force of his indomitable logic hits you like a power punch!
    • A caffeinated punch adds to its powers of rejuvenation.
    • Their breakthrough song undoubtedly rocks the venue, with the power punch of a stand-out track.
    1.2 u (vigor) garra (f) [familiar/colloquial], fuerza (f)
  • 2 c 2.1 (for paper) perforadora (f) 2.2 (for metal, leather) sacabocados (m)
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    • He began to concentrate on the design and manufacture of punch, stamp and draw tools for the production of metal car panels.
    • Hollerith designed punches specially made for his system, the Hollerith Electric Tabulating System.
    • After it is cut down, sheet stock goes to the turret punch to get holes put in as needed, goes to a brake press to be bent.
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    • Use those bits of leftover wrapping paper and a hole punch to make confetti (a great job for the kids)!
    • Give each child a handful of hole punches and let them have sprinkle these over the paper.
    • You may put a hole in the top with a paper punch and tie a ribbon through the hole.
  • 4
    (Punch)
    (name of puppet) Polichinela a Punch and Judy showtipo de función de títeres to be as pleased as Punch estar* más contento que unas pascuas

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There are 2 translations of punch in Spanish:

punch2

vt

  • 1 (hit) pegarle* a, darle* un puñetazo or [familiar/colloquial] una piña a
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    • You only have to punch the information into a drum machine once.
    • As well, many transactions such as banking that used to require fronting up to a real person can now be done by punching numbers into a machine.
    • They'll simultaneously punch random buttons in separate elevators at the Waldorf, and if they emerge on the same floor, it'll be kismet.
  • 2 (perforate) [ticket] picar*, perforar, ponchar (Méx) ; [leather/metal] perforar to punch a hole in sth hacerle* un agujero a algo to punch the clock o card fichar, marcar* or (Méx) checar* tarjeta punched card/tape (BrE) ficha (f)/cinta (f) perforada
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    • He swung the machine aside and punched a few buttons on a control panel, hoisting the machine up to the left side of the ceiling.
    • I punched the button again, pressing my finger against the stupid button until the area around my nail was white with pressure.
    • He reached over and punched a unmarked button on the side of the machine that could only be described as a doorframe.
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    • Corresponding holes in the front of the parfleche were punched with a tapestry needle.
    • The papers are neatly punched, indexed and occasionally underlined with red pen.
    • Megawati shouted to her supporters while demonstrating how to punch ballot papers for her party's number and logo of a bull with a white nose at a soccer field in the town of Gianyar.

vi

  • [boxer] pegar*
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    • The men assaulted the guards, knocking the male to the floor and kicking and punching him while pointing a gun at him.
    • She climbed in the kitchen window and saw him with a knife, the court heard, and believing she was at risk kicked and punched him to the floor.
    • Another man, in a Mercedes coupe, was punched and kicked as he grappled with carjackers who struck at Dudley Hill in the city.

Phrasal verbs

punch in

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (key, type) [data] teclear, pasar (a una computadora) 1.2 (smash) he punched the glass in rompió el cristal de un puñetazo to punch sb's face in [colloquial/familiar] partirle la cara a algn [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + adv (at work) (AmE) fichar, marcar* or (Méx) checar* tarjeta (al entrar al trabajo)

punch out

v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (with die) troquelar; (on paper) perforar 1.2 (beat up) (AmE) darle* una paliza a [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + adv (at work) (AmE) fichar, marcar* or (Méx) checar* tarjeta (al salir del trabajo)

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Word of the day emprender
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Today is a public holiday in Argentina (Día de la Independencia)