asestar
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asestar(
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sehs
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tahr
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to inflict)
a. to deal
Tras asestar un golpe a la mujer, el agresor tiró el cuchillo y huyó.After dealing a hit to the woman, the attacker dropped the knife and ran away.
b.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Un hombre asestó una puñalada a Sergio mientras se estaba montando en el carro.A man stabbed Sergio while he was getting into his car.
Laura asestó un puñetazo al ladrón que intentaba robarle el bolso.Laura punched the thief who was trying to steal her purse.
2. (to shoot)
a. to fire
El policía asestó un tiro al terrorista.The policeman fired a shot at the terrorist.
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asestar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (golpe)
a. to deal
2. (tiro)
a. to fire
Copyright © 2006 Harrap Publishers Limited
asestar
transitive verb
1 [+arma] to aim;a at, in the direction of; [+tiro] to fire
2 [+golpe] to deal
asestar una puñalada a algn to stab sb
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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