batear hacia lo alto

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A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (sports)
a. to hit high into the air
Si quieres batear la bola hacia lo alto, tienes que inclinar el bate de esta forma.If you want to hit the ball high into the air, you need to tilt the bat like this.
b. to bat high into the air
Intenta no batear la pelota hacia lo alto, sino hacia delante y con fuerza.Try not to bat the ball high into the air, but forward and hard.
c. to sky
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El bateador bateó la pelota hacia lo alto, y todo lo que podíamos ver era un punto que se alejaba en la distancia.The batter skied the ball, and all we could see was a point moving away in the distance.
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