batear

batear(
bah
-
teh
-
ahr
)
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
1. (sports)
a. to bat
¿Listo para batear?Are you ready to bat?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to eat excessively)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
a. to overeat
Cómo estoy de lleno. No vuelvo a batear de esa manera.I'm so full. I won't overeat like that again.
b. to stuff oneself
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tu primo sí que bateó anoche en la cena.Your cousin really stuffed himself at dinner last night.
c. to pig out
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No habíamos desayunado, así que bateamos a la hora del almuerzo.We hadn't had breakfast, so we pigged out at lunch.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (sports)
a. to hit
Bateó la pelota tan lejos como pudo.He hit the ball as far as he could.
b. to bat
Batea la pelota con una fuerza increíble.She can bat the ball with incredible force.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to answer correctly)
Regionalism used in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. to get right
No estudió nada pero bateó todas las preguntas del examen.He didn't study at all but he got all the exam questions right.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to reject)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to turn down
Gaby bateó a Jaime cuando le pidió que fuera su novia.Gaby turned Jaime down when he asked her to be his girlfriend.
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batear
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. to hit
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (general)
a. to bat
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batear
transitive verb
to hit
intransitive verb
1 especialmente (Latinoamérica) (Dep) to bat
2 (Caribe) (tragar) to overeat
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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