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strike out

Translation of strike out in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (physically, verbally) to strike out (at sb/sth) arremeter (contra algn/algo) 1.2 (set out, proceed) emprender el camino or la marchato strike out for sth they struck out for the summit/for home emprendieron el camino hacia la cumbre/de regreso to strike out on one's own ponerse* a trabajar por cuenta propia 1.3 (in baseball) poncharse 1.4 (fail) (American English/inglés norteamericano) fracasar, darse* de narices [colloquial/familiar]
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 (remove from list) tachar 2.2 (in baseball) ponchar
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