There are 3 translations of crack in Spanish:

crack1

Pronunciation: /kræk/

n

  • 4 (instant) at the crack of dawn al amanecer, al despuntar el día [literario/literary], al rayar el alba [literario/literary]
  • 5 c (attempt) [colloquial/familiar] intento (m) to have a crack at sth intentar algo have a crack at solving the problem intenta resolver el problema, prueba a ver si puedes resolver el problema
  • 6 c [colloquial/familiar] (wisecrack) comentario (m) socarrón to make a crack hacer* un comentario socarrón

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There are 3 translations of crack in Spanish:

crack2

adj

  • (before n) [shot/troops] de primera he's a crack player es un jugador de primera, es un crack (AmL)

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crack3

vt

  • 3 (make cracking sound with) [whip] (hacer*) chasquear or restallar; [finger/knuckle] hacer* crujir whip1
  • 4 (hit sharply) pegar* I cracked my head on o against the beam me di con la cabeza contra la viga

vi

  • 1 1.1 [cup/glass] rajarse ; [rock/plaster/paint/skin] agrietarse his composure began to crack empezó a perder la compostura 1.2 (make cracking sound) [whip] chasquear , restallar ; [bones/twigs] crujir 1.3 [voice] quebrarse* 1.4 (break down) she cracked under the strain sufrió una crisis nerviosa a raíz de la tensión something cracked inside her and she began to sob no pudo contenerse más y se echó a llorar
  • 2 (be active, busy) to get cracking [colloquial/familiar] poner(se)* manos a la obra you'd better get cracking with that translation más vale que (te) pongas manos a la obra y hagas esa traducción [familiar/colloquial] come on, get cracking! ¡vamos, muévete! [familiar/colloquial]

Phrasal verbs

crack down

v + adv
to crack down on sb/sth tomar medidas enérgicas contra algn/algo

crack up

v + adv 1.1 (break down) [colloquial/familiar] [person] sufrir un ataque de nervios, sucumbir a la presión 1.2 (burst out laughing) [colloquial/familiar] soltar* una carcajada 1.3 [ice] agrietarse 1.1v + o + adv [colloquial/familiar] (make laugh) matar de la risa [familiar/colloquial] 1.2v + o + adv (praise) [colloquial/familiar] (usu pass) it isn't all it's cracked up to be no es tan bueno como se dice or [familiar/colloquial] como lo pintan

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