There are 2 translations of smash in Spanish:

smash1

Pronunciation: /smæʃ/

n

  • 1 1.1 (sound) estrépito (masculine), estruendo (masculine) there was a loud smash as he dropped the plates los platos se le cayeron con gran estrépito the smash of the waves on the rocks el ruido de las olas al romper contra las rocas
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    • Shrugging Antonio started to walk by the room when he heard the smash of something that sounded like glass.
    • Then, I heard the smash of someone breaking the small pane of glass next to the door.
    • Miss Ul Haq said Syed put his hands up to protect himself, she heard a smash and Mr Derbsyhire ran into the pub.
    1.2 (collision) (British English/inglés británico) choque (masculine)
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    • If we had capsized we would have had to survive the impact of a car smash, get out, and then get to the boat.
    • A woman lies trapped in an upturned station wagon, numb from the impact of a car smash.
    • Police said the car was forced on to its side by the impact of the smash, but the driver made off when the vehicle fell back onto four wheels.
  • 2 2.1 (blow) golpe (masculine) I gave him a smash on the jaw with my fist le di un puñetazo en la mandíbula 2.2 (in tennis, badminton, squash) smash (masculine), remate (masculine), remache (masculine)
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    • A smash in badminton is more like a punch in boxing than a smash in tennis.
    • In tennis, there is the forehand, the backhand, the overhead smash and the drop volley, all with a different grip.
    • Henman attacks Sanchez's serve from the outset and gets the first break of the match with a chip and charge, a deft volley and an impressive smash.
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    • So we may look forward once again to the forearm smash being deployed at the line-out by the master of that particular black art.
    • The Duke took this as a good sign and attempted to walk around the Marvel once more and was met for his troubles with a forearm smash to the chest that almost knocked him off his feet.
    • A forearm smash from Richard Morales earned him an instant red.
  • 3 (success) [colloquial/familiar] exitazo (masculine) [colloquial/familiar] her latest single is a smash su último disco es un exitazo [colloquial/familiar]
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    • The ad, for John Smith's bitter, sees Kay return to his table with a tray of drinks in a packed nightclub as the crooner performs his smash hit Release Me.
    • When he auditioned he did not realise until later that the backing track he had recorded at the audition was the smash hit Lola.
    • The smash hit disco film is to finish a 17-week run at Studio 1 and 2.
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    • The consequence, as you might surmise, was an impressive series of financial smashes in my early twenties.

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There are 2 translations of smash in Spanish:

smash2

vt

  • 1 (break) [furniture] romper*, destrozar*; [car] destrozar*; [glass] romper*; (into small pieces) hacer* añicos
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    • A crowd of youths ran riot on The Inch estate, engaging in running street battles, smashing windows and breaking into cars.
    • Thieves had attempted to break through the front door of building before smashing a stained glass window.
    • Barry takes out his frustration by breaking and smashing things or randomly bursting into tears.
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    • The mirror shattered instantly, smashing to the ground with a thunderous crash.
    • The glass shattered as it smashed against the floorboards.
    • Calissa fell to the floor, her glass of wine smashing into a hundred pieces.
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    • Police and tax officials watched stunned as a white van man smashed up his vehicle on a York street rather than hand it over to road tax enforcers.
    • Thousands of pounds of damage has been inflicted on her property - her car has been smashed up more than a dozen times.
    • She says that the insurance inspector has evidence that all the times that he's smashed up the car over the last year haven't been accidents.
  • 2 (destroy) [rebellion/revolution] aplastar, sofocar*; [drug racket/spy ring] acabar con, desarticular; [hopes/illusions] echar por tierra, destruir* smash racism! ¡abajo el racismo! he smashed the world record batió or rompió el record mundial
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    • I know that a lot of people in Yorkshire will always blame Nottinghamshire for the outcome but the man who smashed the greatest union this country has ever seen was Arthur Scargill.
    • The Howard government was involved in a conspiracy with stevedoring companies to smash the Maritime Union of Australia several years ago.
  • 3 3.1 (hit, drive forcefully) he smashed his fist into my face me pegó un puñetazo en la cara I smashed my fist through the window rompí la ventana de un puñetazo 3.2 (in tennis, badminton, squash) rematar, remachar

vi

  • 1 (shatter) [glass/wood] hacerse* pedazos it smashed into a thousand pieces se hizo añicos, se rompió en mil pedazos
  • 2 (crash) to smash against/into sth [car/waves] estrellarse or chocar* contra algo
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    • Rain is slashing slantwise, mixing with spray from waves smashing into jetty walls.
    • As he fell face-first his mouth smashed against the hard corner of the table, chipping a front tooth.
    • As the waves smashed against the pillars of the floating barge, I noticed the driftwood that was totally at the mercy of the current.
  • 3 [Sport/Deporte] rematar, remachar
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    • He started in the red and ran accordingly, smashing the course record despite carrying 62 kg.
    • It had been a devastating blow: until that moment she had been more than five days ahead of schedule and on course to smash the record.
    • The Midlander, who smashed the course record with a 61 in the first round, is attached to the club and his caddie, Roy Robinson, is a member of Hopwood.
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    • O'Neill bagged the first of his five goals when smashing the ball to the back of the Roanmore net with a fine effort after receiving a pass from Michael King and this goal came after nine minutes.
    • The third goal was scored by Charlotte Bolan, who smashed the ball in after Nicola Rawlinson's shot had been blocked by a defender.
    • Then Kahn makes a wonder save with his legs as Roberto Carlos's low cross is deflected to Ronaldo, who twists on a sixpence and smashes the ball towards the goal.
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    • Woosnam is at the top of a sport that has changed enormously since he first played, a determined farmer's boy who loved to smash the ball as hard as he could.
    • Someone passed me the ball, I jumped up as high as possible and smashed the ball as hard as I could.
    • Lucas smashed his squash ball hard against the wall with his racket.

Phrasal verbs

smash in

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento
[door] tirar abajo; [window/glass] romper* he threatened to smash my face in [colloquial/familiar] me amenazó con partirme or romperme la cara [colloquial/familiar]

smash up

verb + object + adverb/verbo + complemento + adverbio
[colloquial/familiar] destrozar*

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Word of the day temple
m
tempering …
Cultural fact of the day

Pulque is a thick, white, Mexican alcoholic drink made from fermented maguey juice; the sacred drink of the Aztecs. It is drunk without being aged, sometimes with added fruit or vegetable juice. Pulquerías are bars where it is drunk.