- 1 1.1 [ajo] to crush [almendras] to grind, crush [piedra] to crush, pound 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] [contrincante] to thrash [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 [familiar/colloquial] (pegar) to beat … to a pulp 1.4 [precios] to slash
- 2 (Esp) 2.1 [familiar/colloquial] (remachar) machácale bien lo que tiene que hacer make sure you drum into her what she has to do siguen machacando los mismos puntos they're still going on about o harping on about the same points [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 [familiar/colloquial] (estudiar) to bone up on [colloquial/familiar], to swot up on (BrE) [colloquial/familiar]
machacarse v pron
- 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] [dedo] to smash, crush machacársela [vulgar] to jerk off [vulgar] machacárselas (Chi) [familiar/colloquial] to get by 1.2 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], [comida/bebida] to put away [colloquial/familiar], to polish off [colloquial/familiar] [trabajo] to polish off [colloquial/familiar] [dinero] to blow [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
The Premios Goya del cine español is the Spanish equivalent of Oscars, awarded in January every year by the AACC (Academia de las Artes y las Ciencias Cinematográficas de España). The winners receive a bust of the painter Goya.