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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (act of hitting)
a. hitting
Me duelen los nudillos después de tanto golpeo durante la pelea a puños sin guantes.My knuckles hurt after the repeated hitting during the bareknuckle boxing match.
b. punching (with one's fists)
Mi entrenador me dijo que mis patadas son sólidas, pero necesito mejorar mi golpeo.My trainer told me that my kicking is solid, but I need to work on my punching.
2. (sports)
a. scrimmage
Uno de los guardias cruzó la línea de golpeo antes de que empezara la jugada.One of the guards crossed the scrimmage line before the play started.
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(acción) (de una vez) hitting; (repetidamente) beating; (en mesa, puerta, pared) banging;
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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