pounding

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pounding(
paun
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dihng
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (pulsating sound)
a. el martilleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Sam awoke in a hospital bed with a pounding in his head and asked, "How did I get here?"Sam se despertó en una cama de hospital con un martilleo en la cabeza y preguntó: "¿Cómo llegué aquí?"
b. los fuertes latidos
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(heart)
I felt a pounding in my chest when I drank too much coffee.Sentí fuertes latidos en el pecho cuando bebí demasiado café.
c. el embate
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(waves)
Karen fell asleep, contented, with the gentle pounding of the surf outside her cabin.Karen se durmió, contenta, con el suave embate de las olas fuera de su cabaña.
d. aporrear (verb)
I woke up to a furious pounding on the door, and learned my brother had been in an accident.Me despertó alguien aporreando furiosamente la puerta y me enteré de que mi hermano se había accidentado.
2. (beating)
a. la paliza
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
The team suffered a pounding at Saturday's game.El equipo sufrió una paliza en el partido del sábado.
b. el vapuleo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The battalion gave the enemy troops a pounding and routed them.El batallón dio a las tropas enemigas un vapuleo y los puso en fuga.
c. la tunda
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
Jaime suffered a pounding at the hands of passersby when he tried to steal a young woman's purse.Jaime sufrió una tunda a manos de unos transeúntes cuando trató de robar el bolso a una joven.
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pounding
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (general)
a.
to give somebody a poundingdar una buena tunda a alguien
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pounding [ˈpaʊndɪŋ]
noun
1 (noise) [of feet, hooves] pisadas (f); [of guns] martilleo (m); [of sea, waves] embate (m); [of heart] palpitaciones (f); latidos (m) violentos
she could hear the rapid pounding of his heart I heard the pounding of my heart they were almost upon him and the pounding of their boots was ringing in his ears she stiffened, hearing the pounding of feet on the stairs the only sound is the pounding of hooves in the distance, the steady pounding of artillery could be heard the fierce pounding of the waves
suddenly there was a furious pounding on the door de repente empezaron a aporrear furiosamente la puerta
2 (pummelling) (from shells, bombs) bombardeo (m)
aerial bombing has given way to incessant pounding from long-range field guns the pounding has been so intense that the fortified walls of the city have shaken /despite more than a month of pounding from allied bombers/ Iraq still has a huge army
the city took a pounding last night la ciudad fue muy castigada en el bombardeo de anoche
the city has taken quite a pounding over the last six months rebel forces have managed to maintain their positions in spite of the pounding they've taken rebel forces have taken quite a pounding at the hands of government troops the pounding that we are receiving at the hands of enemy bombing missions the ship took a pounding
3 (thrashing)
Barcelona gave us a real pounding el Barcelona nos dio una paliza de las buenas (informal); to take a pounding sufrir una (dura) derrota
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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