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thrash
American English: /θræʃ/
British English: /θraʃ/

Translation of thrash in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1 (beat)
    (as punishment) azotar
    darle una paliza a
    they were soundly thrashed
    les dieron una buena paliza
    Example sentences
    • His future father-in-law came round to dinner one evening and attempted to thrash him with a horsewhip.
    • Once home, his father, a freedom fighter, thrashed him mercilessly.
    • She would beat her until her arm was tired and then thrash her on the floor.
  • 2 (defeat) [colloquial] (opponent)
    darle una paliza a [colloquial]
    hacer polvo [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • As their fins thrashed through the water in fast pursuit, I saw the whale shark descend rapidly to the depths.
    • It's nice to think of them picturing Father Christmas and his sleigh whooshing across frosty rooftops, as opposed to me thrashing my way around a soulless out-of-town shopping centre.
    Example sentences
    • After defeating Burnley and thrashing Gillingham 7-1, the young Blues will find it much tougher at Goodison Park.
    • The students of St John's College bounced back from a heavy mid-week defeat to thrash Dunnington 6-0.
    • Yorkshire have so far suffered crushing defeats by Surrey and Somerset while Kent were thrashed by Hampshire in their last match.
  • 3
    (leg/arm/tail)
    sacudir
    Example sentences
    • A few hours later, he began thrashing about in a seizure so violent that he dislocated his shoulder.
    • Convulsions took him over and he was thrashing, shaking, screaming, but he didn't know it.
    • He hissed in my ear as I thrashed about in the tight circle of his arms.

intransitive verb

  • also: thrash around thrash about
    revolverse
    retorcerse
    (in mud, water) revolcarse

noun

(British) [colloquial]
  • 2 uncountable (loud music)
    música (feminine) estruendosa
    Example sentences
    • The best stuff is from the early seventies, when the murky, basic production and tight rhythm section set up a selection of exciting guitar thrashes.
    • There are some explosive stop-start punky thrashes that sound like Pavement at warp-speed.

Phrasal verbs

thrash out

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1 (try to resolve)
(problem)
discutir
tratar de resolver
2 (agree on)
(policy)
llegar a un acuerdo sobre
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