chocaba
-I was crashing
The word chocaba is the imperfect form of chocar in the first person singular. There are other translations for this conjugation.
See the full chocar conjugation

chocar

Una imagen que chocaba con su vestimenta y su microbanana.
An image which collided with her dressing and her minibanana.
La melodía chocaba con el pitido del aire acondicionado.
The melody clashed with the trapped-animal shrill of the air conditioner.
Te entiendo, pero a John le chocaba tratar con ellos.
Well, I hear you, but John hated dealing with them.
Creo que hemos encontrado el elemento orgánico contra el que chocaba.
I think we found the organic element I kept running into.
Esa mujer de oficina chocaba con aquella mujer lánguida que él amaba.
These office women clashed with the image of that languid woman he loved.
Si chocaba con un extraño en la calle...
If he bumped into a stranger on the street... Oh!
¿Hay algo que le sorprendía o le chocaba o que no esperaba?
Is there anything that surprised you or shocked you or that you didn't expect?
Cuando no se chocaba.
When she wasn't crashing.
La diferencia de edad, que antes no me chocaba, ahora sí me choca.
When I was younger his age didn't bother me. Now it does.
Fijémonos que no tuvimos que separar el % del número - pero tampoco chocaba a la vista.
Note that you did not have to separate the % from the number - but it didn't look bad anyway.
Cuando creamos el rectángulo saltarín, multiplicamos la velocidad por -1 cuando éste chocaba con el borde de la pantalla.
When we created a bouncing rectangle, we multiplied the speed times -1 when the rectangle hit the edge of the screen.
Por otro lado, la propiedad de la producción en manos privadas chocaba con la naturaleza colectiva de la producción que había introducido.
On the other, the ownership of production in private hands clashed with the collective nature of production it had introduced.
Nosotros nos negamos a separar a los participantes entre procedentes del Este y el Oeste, pues era algo que chocaba con el espíritu deportivo más elemental.
We refused, in fact, to accept the separation of the contestants into East and West, counter to the most basic sporting spirit.
A partir de ese momento, todo intento del Presidente para realizar la consulta chocaba con la oposición del Poder Legislativo primero y del Poder Judicial después.
Any attempt by the President to hold his consultation ran up against the opposition of first the legislative branch and then the judicial one.
Generalizar la elegibilidad chocaba, efectivamente, con importantes dificultades políticas y, por consiguiente, era preferible que dependiera de la subsidiariedad y de la apreciación de los Estados miembros.
Generalisation of eligibility did indeed run into considerable political difficulties and it was, from there onwards, more sensible to leave it to subsidiarity, to the discretion of Member States.
En este caso, no hay guardia jurados en las salas de exposición y, por tanto, les chocaba dejar uno en el Espai 13 actuando con los criterios que le son propios.
There aren't any security guards in the exhibition rooms here, so it came as a surprise for them to leave one, acting in accordance with a guard's specified criteria, in the Espai 13.
A otra gente le parecía gustar, pero a mí me chocaba los vaqueros de talle bajo.
Other people seemed to like it, but I hated low-rise jeans.
A veces al salir del baño por la noche, Marcos cerraba la puerta, y luego yo chocaba contra ella, esperando que estuviera abierta.
Sometimes at night, Marcos would close the door to the bathroom, and then I would walk into it, expecting it to be open.
Oí que un coche chocaba con algo.
I heard a car hit something. Hit what?
Podía escuchar como chocaba con los matorrales, pero claro, estaba demasiado oscuro como para verle.
He could hear his crashing in the underbrush, but of course it was too dark to see him.
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