- 1 1.1 (cut — on body) cuchillada (f), tajo (m); (— in tire, cloth) raja (f), corte (m) (before n) slash wound herida (f) de arma blancaMore example sentences1.2 [Clothing] cuchillada (f) (before n) slash pocket bolsillo (m) de ojal
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- More symbols were scrawled into the stone of the arch, crimson slashes carved in the rock as though they were weeping wounds in the gateway.
- No gouges, slashes, holes, wounds, cuts, not so much as a scrape.
- Both were covered by numerous cuts, slashes and puncture wounds on their legs, arms and faces.
- The only colour is a slash of peony red on their lips.
- As Kiv's hand jerked an inch to one side, Nolen dropped to the ground, avoiding a narrow slash of fiery white light that burned a hole in the wall behind him.
- Thunder rumbled again, accompanied by a slash of lightning which lit up the sky for an instant.
- 2 (oblique) barra (f) (oblicua)More example sentences
- The slashes in Caxton's text were an experiment in punctuation, and are roughly equivalent to commas.
- At each node, the optimal distribution is given with alternative equally optimal distributions separated with a forward slash.
- A hyphen suggests an amalgamation of the two disciplines; a slash keeps them separate, poetry staying on its side of the fence and criticism on its side.
- 3 (BrE) [slang/argot] to go for a slash ir* a mear [vulgar] to have a slash echar una meada [vulgar]More example sentences
- Is it just me or does he look like he's having a slash in the corner of the station and not looking at the map?
- They only popped out for a quick slash, and ended up getting hugs and kisses from the nicest man on the planet.
- Of course, if we were sloshed we'd have to go for a slash.
La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.
- 1 1.1 (with knife, blade) [person/face] acuchillar, tajear (AmL) ; [tires/coat] rajar he slashed his wrists se cortó las venasMore example sentences1.2 [Clothing] (for decoration) acuchillar
- Risaku unsheathed his sword and slashed at the hand.
- ‘Your skills could use improvement,’ said Charles as he lifted his sword and slashed at my leg.
- Kale pulled out his sword and slashed at the operative, slicing Lance's arm across the shoulder before kicking him out of the way.
- 2 (reduce) [prices/taxes] rebajar drásticamente; [budget] recortar drásticamente prices slashed espectaculares rebajasMore example sentences
- UK retailers slashed the prices of summer clothing
- That would slash prices to consumers - and also save insurers hundreds of millions of dollars because they would no longer foot the bill.
- Part of that drawdown will come from tech companies slashing prices.