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"Bats" is a form of "bat", a noun which is often translated as "el murciélago". "Clubs" is a form of "club", a noun which is often translated as "el club". Learn more about the difference between "bats" and "clubs" below.
bat(
baht
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (animal)
a. el murciélago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The bat is the only mammal capable of sustained flight.El murciélago es el único mamífero capaz de vuelo sostenido.
2. (sports)
a. el bate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(baseball, cricket)
The only things one needs to play baseball are a bat, a ball, and a glove.Todo lo que se necesita para jugar béisbol son un bate, una pelota y un guante.
b. la raqueta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
You're not holding your ping-pong bat properly.No sujetas la raqueta de ping-pong correctamente.
c. la pala
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
How do I go about choosing the best table tennis bat for me?¿Cómo puedo decidir cuál es la mejor pala de ping-pong para mí?
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
3. (to hit a ball)
a. batear
In an average baseball game, each player bats four times.En un partido de béisbol normal, cada jugador batea cuatro veces.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to hit)
a. darle a
The brothers were lazily batting the ball back and forth on the beach.Los hermanos le daban a la pelota perezosamente del uno al otro en la playa.
5. (to blink)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
She was batting her eyelashes at me in an extremely flirtatious manner.Me estaba haciendo ojitos de la forma más insinuante.
Whatever you told him, he wouldn't bat an eye.Le dijeras lo que le dijeras, ni se inmutaba.
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club(
kluhb
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (association)
a. el club
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He is a member of the chess club in his school.Él es miembro del club de ajedrez en su escuela.
2. (nightclub)
a. la discoteca
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We stayed at the Spanish club until six in the morning!¡Nos quedamos en la discoteca española hasta las seis de la mañana!
b. el club
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I prefer a club with reasonable prices and good dancing.Prefiero un club que tenga precios razonables y baile bueno.
c. el antro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
I want to go to that chill club that doesn't charge a cover.Quiero ir a ese antro tranquilo que no cobra para entrar.
3. (weapon)
a. el garrote
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He used a club to break the window.Utilizó un garrote para romper la ventana.
b. la porra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I saw Mr. Green in the kitchen with the club.Vi al Sr. Green en la cocina con la porra.
4. (sports)
a. el palo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I'm going to play with my new set of clubs today.Hoy voy a jugar con mi nuevo juego de palos.
5. (card games)
a. el trébol
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Which card do you have? Is it the two of clubs?¿Cuál carta tienes? ¿Es el dos de tréboles?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
6. (to hit with an object)
a. apalear
The gang clubbed the innocent victim.La banda apaleó a la víctima inocente.
b. pegarle a
You have to club the box with a rock to get it open.Hay que pegarle a la caja con una roca para abrirla.
c. aporrear
When I walked in, they were clubbing the poor animal.Cuando entré, estaban aporreando al pobre animal.
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