feint
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feint(
feynt
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (fake attack)
a. la finta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Gonzalez fell for the feint, and then took a direct hit to the face.González cayó en la finta, y después recibió un golpe directo a la cara.
The player made a feint to the left and then dribbled past the fullback.La jugadora hizo una finta y luego regateó a la defensa.
b. el amago
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The fencer made a small feint, but his opponent didn't move.El esgrimista hizo un pequeño amago, pero su adversario no se movió.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (to pretend to attack)
a. fintar
Santiago feinted to try to put Rodrigo off balance.Santiago fintó para hacer que Rodrigo perdiera el equilibrio.
b. amagar
The boxer feinted a couple of times and then lunged.La boxeadora amagó un par de veces y después atacó.
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feint
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. la amago m, finta
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (general)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to feint to the left/righthacer una finta or amagar a la izquierda/derecha
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feint [feɪnt]
noun
(Boxing) (Fencing) finta (f)
intransitive verb
fintar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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