transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-tt-)
- [insect] matar ([ con matamoscas, periódico etc ]); [person] pegarle* un manotazo aMore example sentences
More example sentences
- The fly then landed on National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman Tom Davis (Va.), who tried in vain to swat the insect.
- These bats are primarily insectivorous, and most hawk insects in flight, often using their wings like tennis rackets and swatting the insects into the tail membrane.
- The tail is often used as an ‘extra hand’ to swat insects.
- She laughed and swatted him with a towel and we witnessed what we would later come to recognize as the rejuvenating power of real estate.
- My first game was against Stirling County, and Gareth Flockhart just thought I was some little joker and swatted me.
- Bob swats him away in anger, calls him a queer and tells him to get out.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-tt-)
- (no plural/sin plural) golpe (masculine) he took a swat at it le dio un manotazo ( or un golpe con el periódico etc)