impactaban they hit
The word impactaban is the imperfect form of impactar in the third person plural. See the full impactar conjugation.
impactar
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impactar(
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pahk
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tahr
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An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
1. (to collide with; used with "en" or "contra")
a. to hit
Esta marca de aquí confirma que una de las balas impactó en la pared.This mark here confirms that one of the bullets hit the wall.
b. to crash against
Un meteorito impactó contra la Tierra hace millones de años, formando este cráter que vemos ahora.A meteorite crashed against the earth millions of years ago, forming this crater we see now.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (to collide with)
a. to hit
Tras impactar el poste, el balón entró en la portería.After hitting the post, the football bounced in.
b. to crash against
El vehículo impactó la valla en este punto y salió despedido hacia el centro de la calzada.The vehicle crashed against the fence right at this point, and then flew off to the center of the road.
3. (to have an effect on)
a. to affect
Las devastadoras imágenes mostradas en televisión impactaron a muchos telespectadores.The devastating images shown on TV affected many viewers.
b. to have an impact on
Sus fotografías me impactaron profundamente por su belleza y realismo.Her photos had a profound impact on me because of their beauty and realism.
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impactar
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (sujeto: noticia)
a. to have an impact on
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (bala)
a. to hit
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impactar
transitive verb
to impress; have an impact on
intransitive verb
1 (chocar) to crash;contra against;en into
el turismo impactó contra el bus quebrándole el vidrio delantero el monoplaza del brasileño impactó contra la valla de seguridad dos misteriosos misiles impactaron de lleno contra el avión un proyectil de artillería impactó en el edificio La segunda bala impactó en el cartel luminoso de una farmacia
2 (afectar)
impactar en to affect
pronominal verb
impactarse
impactarse ante o por algo to be overawed by sth
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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