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hachazo

hachazo(
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
1. (cutting blow)
a. ax blow
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Tuvimos que dar más de cien hachazos para derribar el árbol.It took us more than a hundred ax blows to fell the tree.
b. axe blow (United Kingdom)
Un hachazo le traspasó el casco y lo mató.An axe blow went through his helmet and killed him.
c. blow with an ax
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
A primera vista parecía que la víctima había recibido un hachazo.At first sight it appeared the victim had received a blow with an axe.
d. blow with an axe (United Kingdom)
Un hachazo le cercenó el brazo al soldado.A single blow with an axe severed the soldier's arm.
e. blow of an ax
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La soga se había cortado de un hachazo.The rope had been cut with the blow of an ax.
f. blow of an axe (United Kingdom)
El verdugo le dio muerte al condenado con un hachazo.The executioner ended the condemned man's life with the blow of an axe.
g. hack
El leñador cortó la rama de un hachazo.The lumberjack cut off the branch with one hack.
2. (bullfighting)
a. sidelong blow
El hachazo mandó al torero por los aires.The sidelong blow sent the bullfighter flying through the air.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sports)
Regionalism used in El Salvador
(El Salvador)
Regionalism used in Honduras
(Honduras)
(River Plate)
a. whack
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
El defensor le dio un hachazo a Costa que lo lesionó.The defender gave Costa a whack and injured him.
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hachazo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a. blow of an ax, hack
hachazo
1 (golpe) blow with an axe; blow with an ax; (EEUU)
2 (Latinoamérica) (herida) gash; axe wound; ax wound; (EEUU)
3 (And) [de caballo] bolt; dash
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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