Blitz

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This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 6).
Blitz(
blihtz
)
A proper noun refers to the name of a person, place, or thing.
proper noun
1. (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).
(M)
The Luftwaffe attacked the city of London during the Blitz.La Luftwaffe atacó la ciudad de Londres durante el Blitz.
blitz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (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).
(M)
Everyone went down into the bunkers during the blitz.Todos bajaron a los búnkeres durante el bombardeo aéreo.
3. (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.
4. (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).
(F)
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.).
transitive verb
5. (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.
6. (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.
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blitz
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (air bombardment)
a. el bombardeo m, ataque 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).
(M)
2. (history)
a.
The Blitzbombardeo alemán de ciudades británicas en 1940-41
3. (fam fig)
a.
let's have a blitz on that paperworkvamos a quitarnos de encima estos papeles
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blitz [blɪts]
noun
1 (Mil) guerra (f) relámpago; (Aer) bombardeo (m) aéreo
the Blitz (Britain) (Hist) el bombardeo alemán de Gran Bretaña en 1940 y 1941
2 campaña (f);on contra
I'm going to have a blitz on ironing tomorrow mañana voy a atacar la plancha (informal)
transitive verb
(Mil) bombardear
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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