pegarle a

pegarle a
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 make forceful contact with)
a. to hit
Soy malísimo jugando béisbol. Nunca le puedo pegar a la pelota.I'm terrible at playing baseball. I can never hit the ball.
2. (to mistreat)
a. to hit
Gabo es un bravucón que siempre le anda pegando a chicos más pequeños que él.Gabo is a bully who's always hitting kids who are smaller than he is.
b. to beat
Stuart solía pegarle a su hermano menor cuando eran niños.Stuart used to beat his younger brother when they were kids.
3. (to transmit)
a. to give
Creo que mejor no voy a la fiesta de cumpleaños. No quiero pegarle la gripa a la bebé.I think I better skip the birthday party. I don't want to give the baby the flu.
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