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Translation of estrellar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • estrellar algo contra algofurioso, estrelló un plato contra la pared
    in his rage, he smashed a plate against the wall
    estrelló su coche contra un árbol
    he crashed his car into a tree
    estrelló el balón contra el poste
    he slammed the ball against the goalpost

also: estrellarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • El sujeto estrelló contra un muro y lo abandonó.
  • Patricio rezó, y el miserable se estrelló contra el suelo.
  • Su avión se estrelló en las islas Azores, en el Atlántico.

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