lanzar al aire

lanzar al aire(
lahn
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sahr
 
ahl
 
ay
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reh
)
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. (to hurl)
a. to throw into the air
La novia lanzó su ramo al aire y lo recogió una de sus damas de honor.The bride threw her bouquet into the air and it was picked up by one of her bridesmaids.
El cocinero lanzó el omelette al aire y lo volvió a recoger en la sartén.The cook threw the omelette into the air and caught it again in the frying pan.
b. to toss (coin)
Si nadie quiere hacerlo, tendremos que lanzar una moneda al aire.If no one wants to do it, we'll have to toss a coin.
c. to flip (coin)
Lanzaron una moneda al aire para decidir quién lavaría los platos.They flipped a coin to decide who would wash the dishes.
2. (radio, television, computing)
a. to air
El programa fue lanzado al aire por primera vez en agosto y tuvo tanto éxito que fue emitido de nuevo en septiembre.The program was first aired in August and was so successful that it was broadcast again in September.
b. to broadcast
La emisora de radio todavía no ha decidido si lanzará o no al aire la controvertida entrevista.The radio station has yet to decide whether or not to broadcast the controversial interview.
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