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Translation of aventar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: aventarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 (Mexico) [colloquial] (lograr) se aventaron un partidazo
    they produced o played a tremendous game
  • 3 (reflexivo) (Colombia) (Mexico) (arrojarse, tirarse)
    to throw oneself
    se aventó al agua desde el trampolín
    he dived into the water from the diving board
    se aventó por la ventana
    he leaped out of o threw himself out of o hurled himself out of the window
Example sentences
  • Pero no podía aventar lejos a alguien que amaba.
  • Si me aventaban al agua me iba al mar pues.
  • Scully le dio una mordida al chocolate y después lo aventó al suelo.

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