hit back

hit back(
hiht
 
bahk
)
An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to defend oneself)
a. devolver el golpe
The boxer hit back and managed to get himself out of the corner.El boxeador devolvió el golpe y logró sacarse del rincón.
2. (to respond)
a. responder
The president hit back at the journalist on his social media page.El presidente respondió al periodista en su página de red social.
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
3.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(to give back something owed)
a. devolvérselo
Can you lend me a couple bucks for the train? I'll hit you back tomorrow.¿Me prestas unos dólares para el tren? Te los devuelvo mañana.
4. (to hit in return)
a. devolverle el golpe
The man struck Gordon across the face; he turned, unfazed and hit him back.El hombre le golpeó la cara a Gordon; él volvió sin inmutarse y le devolvió el golpe.
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hit back
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
1. (general)
a.
to h somebody backdevolver el golpe a alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
2. (return blow)
a. devolver el golpe
3. (fig)
a. responder (with answer, accusation, criticism)
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hit back
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
devolver el golpe
transitive verb
devolver el golpe a
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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