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"Blitz" is a noun which is often translated as "el bombardeo aéreo", and "scrimmage" is a noun which is often translated as "el partido amistoso". Learn more about the difference between "blitz" and "scrimmage" below.
blitz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (military)
a. el bombardeo aéreo
(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).
Everyone went down into the bunkers during the blitz.Todos bajaron a los búnkeres durante el bombardeo aéreo.
2. (strong effort to complete something)
a. atacar (verb)
If we can have a blitz on the dishes then we can close the restaurant sooner.Si atacamos los platos, podremos cerrar el restaurante antes.
3. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la carga
(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).
The Cowboys managed to push the Bills back with a blitz on the third down.Los Cowboys lograron hacer retroceder a los Bills con una carga en la tercera oportunidad.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (military)
a. bombardear
This whole area of the city was destroyed when the Germans blitzed it.Toda esta área de la ciudad quedó destrozada cuando lo alemanes la bombardearon.
5. (sports)
a. cargar
The defense blitzed the quarterback, but he managed to clear the ball, avoiding the sack.La defensa cargó contra el mariscal de campo, pero este logró despejar el balón evitando la captura.
Blitz
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
6. (history)
a. el Blitz
(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 Luftwaffe attacked the city of London during the Blitz.La Luftwaffe atacó la ciudad de Londres durante el Blitz.
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scrimmage
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (informal game)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. el partido amistoso
(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).
D.C. United is going to play a scrimmage against Chivas.D.C. United va a jugar un partido amistoso contra las Chivas.
The high school team had a scrimmage against the college team.El equipo de la preparatoria jugó un partido amistoso contra el equipo de la universidad.
2. (action after the snap)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. la jugada
(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).
The quarterback warmed up his arm before the first scrimmage.El mariscal de campo calentó el brazo antes de la primera jugada.
3. (struggle)
a. la escaramuza
(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).
The battalion emerged victorious from the scrimmage.El batallón salió victorioso de la escaramuza.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
4. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. jugar un partido amistoso
We just scrimmaged in the park for a while on Saturday.El sábado pasamos un rato jugando un partido amistoso en el parque.
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