golpeabas
-you hit
The word golpeabas is the imperfect form of golpear in the second person singular.
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golpear

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golpear(
gohl
-
peh
-
ahr
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to strike)
a. to hit
El jugador golpeó fuerte la pelota.The player hit the ball hard.
b. to bang
No golpees el cubo de la basura.Don't bang the trash can.
c. to punch
Lo golpeó en el estómago.He punched him in the stomach.
d. to bang on
El abogado golpeó la mesa durante el juicio.The lawyer banged on the table during the trial.
2. (to receive a blow)
a. to hit
El pueblo fue golpeado con otra mala noticia ayer.The town was hit by another piece of bad news yesterday.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (to strike; with "contra")
a. to beat (with "against")
Las ramas del árbol golpearon contra la puerta.The branches of the tree beat against the door.
golpearse
A reflexive verb is a verb that indicates that the subject performs an action on itself (e.g. Miguel se lava.).
reflexive verb
4. (to strike oneself)
a. to hit
Me golpeé el pie contra la reja tratando de darle una patada al balón.I hit my foot against the fence trying to kick the ball.
b. to bang oneself
Se golpeó contra la mesa al caerse.She banged herself on the table when she fell.
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golpear
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
pronominal verb
1. (general)
a. to give oneself a bump o bang
se golpeó en la cabezahe bumped o banged his head
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golpear
transitive verb
1 (dar un golpe a) to hit; (dar golpes a) [+persona, alfombra] to beat; (para llamar la atención) [+mesa, puerta, pared] to bang on
la golpearon en la cabeza con una pistola (una vez) they hit her on the head with a gun; (varias veces) they beat her about the head with a gun; el maestro golpeó el pupitre con la mano the teacher banged (on) the desk with his hand
2 [+desastre natural] to hit; strike
la vida le ha golpeado mucho life has treated him badly
intransitive verb
to beat
la lluvia golpeaba contra los cristales the rain was beating against the windows
pronominal verb
golpearse to hit; bang
me golpeé la cabeza contra el armario I hit o banged my head on the cupboard
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