dar un codazo en
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dar un codazo en
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. (general)
a. to elbow ... in
Mi esposa me dio un codazo en el brazo. Estaba hablando demasiado.My wife elbowed me in the arm. I was talking too much.
b. to nudge ... in
Walter me dio un codazo en el costado y señaló con el dedo la insólita criatura que había en la jaula.Walter nudged me in the side and pointed at the bizarre animal in the cage.
c. to dig one's elbow into
El otro jugador me dio un codazo fuerte en el estómago.The other player dug his elbow into my stomach.
d. to jab ... in ... with one's elbow
Karina me dio un codazo en el costado y dejé de reírme.Karina jabbed me in the stomach with her elbow and I stopped laughing.
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