blocar

blocar(
bloh
-
kahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to obstruct)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. to tackle
El lateral no pudo blocar al jugador que lanzó el pase.The fullback wasn't able to tackle the player who threw the pass.
b. to block
La defensa blocó al jugador para proteger al mariscal de campo.The defense blocked the player to protect their quarterback.
2. (to hold the ball)
a. to stop
Los futbolistas suelen blocar el balón antes de intentar anotar un gol.Football players often stop the ball before trying to score a goal.
3. (to stop a punch)
a. to block
La boxeadora blocó el golpe a la cara con su brazo izquierdo.The boxer blocked the blow to her face with her left arm.
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blocar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (sports)
a. to block
2. (en fútbol)
a. to bodycheck
blocar
transitive verb
(Dep) [+jugador] to tackle; [+balón] to stop; trap;
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