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bat 1

American English: /bæt/
British English: /bat/

noun

  • (Sport)
    (in baseball, cricket) bate (masculine)
    (in table tennis) (British)
    paleta (feminine)
    raqueta (feminine)
    to be at bat (in baseball) (US)
    ser bateador
    off one's own bat (British)
    (de) motu proprio
    por su ( or mi etc. ) cuenta
    por iniciativa propia
    right off the bat (US) to go to bat for somebody (US)
    echarle una mano a alguien
    to play a straight bat (British)
    andarse con pies de plomo
    Example sentences
    • Well, it turns out nobody officially tests balls hit by aluminum bats under game conditions.
    • There is no evidence of an ancestor of Billiards prior to this time, unless you do lower your criteria to count all the other games played with bats, balls and skittles.
    • He generates the best bat speed in the game and hits balls harder than any other batter.
    Example sentences
    • The first was left and the second caused a defensive prod in the middle of the bat, bringing loud applause from the crowd.
    • Ironically, in our innings we only called upon three of our bats.
    • But we didn't start well with the bat, and there wasn't enough hardness in the middle order.

intransitive verb present participle batting past tense, past participle batted

  • (Sport) to bat for somebody (Sport)
    batear en reemplazo de alguien
    (representative/spokesman) (British)
    respaldar a alguien

transitive verb present participle batting past tense, past participle batted

  • 1 (hit)
    (ball/balloon)
    golpear
    darle a
    Example sentences
    • We almost got out of the inning on our own, but mercifully, the other team had batted through the lineup, which meant it was our turn to bat.
    • Frankly, the team batted worse than it did in the first innings at Lahore.
    • The Indian team batted perfectly, bowled like champions and fielded like tigers.
    Example sentences
    • Laurie put the small box down on a flat rock and teasingly batted Gil's hand away as he knelt down and tried to reach inside for a sandwich.
    • She was beckoning to me, looking around anxiously, and I was batting people out of the way, but as I approached I saw her look up at someone beside her.
    • I pushed through them like I was running through some forest batting the tree limbs out of the way.
  • 2 (average in baseball)
    tener un promedio de

Phrasal verbs

bat around

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
(discuss casually)
(idea/proposal)
tratar en forma superficial
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bat 2

American English: /bæt/
British English: /bat/

noun

  • 1 (Zoology) like a bat out of hell [colloquial]
    como alma que lleva el diablo
    to be (as) blind as a bat
    ser más ciego que un topo
    to have bats in one's belfry or (British also) in the belfry
    estar más loco que una cabra [colloquial]
  • 2 (hag) [colloquial]old bat
    Example sentences
    • But then the old bat did go on a bit - 30 minutes of complaining after the effect when last night she could have just asked us to quiet down and then have had no cause for complaint.
    • So how's about you head over there right this very second and wish the old bat a happy birthday, hmmm?
    • Ok, now that I've put that side of her character in perspective, you must be wondering why I like the old bat?
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bat 3

American English: /bæt/
British English: /bat/

transitive verb

  • (flutter)to bat one's eyelashes or (British) eyelids at somebody
    hacerle ojitos or caídas de ojo a alguien
    not to bat an eyelash or (British) an eyelid or an eye
    no pestañear
    no inmutarse
    she listened to his outburst without batting an eyelid
    escuchó sus exabruptos sin pestañear or sin inmutarse
    Example sentences
    • She was batting her eyelashes at Rick in an extremely flirtatious manner.
    • She batted her eyelashes in the most flirtatious manner she could muster.
    • To Todd she spoke more flirtatiously, batting her eyelashes and pressing up against the locker next to his.
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