dar un tortazo

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dar un tortazo(
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
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to hit with an open hand)
a. to slap
Juliana le dio un tortazo al tipo que le silbó cuando pasó enfrente de él.Juliana slapped the guy who catcalled her when she passed by him.
b. to smack
La viejita le dio un tortazo a su nieto por andar diciendo vulgaridades.The old lady smacked her grandson for swearing.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(to hurt with a closed fist)
a. to hit
Pepe te va a dar un tortazo como lo sigas molestando.Pepe is going to hit you if you keep bothering him.
b. to punch
La policía arrestó al individuo por darle un tortazo a un chico que estaba cantando en el metro.Police arrested the individual for punching a kid who was singing in the metro.
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