regate
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regate(
rreh
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gah
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teh
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A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (sports)
a. dodge
El running back hizo un regate a la derecha y entonces esquivó a la izquierda.The running back made a dodge to the right and then cut left.
b. feint
El regate del jugador ofensivo agarró desprevenido al guardameta.The offensive player's feint caught the goalie off guard.
c. dribble
Con un regate diestro, la futbolista se abrió camino hasta la portería.With a deft dribble, the soccer player found an opening toward the goal.
d. swerve
Estaba marcando a John, pero él hizo un regate repentino que me desequilibró, y me resbalé.I was guarding John, but with a sudden swerve, he set me off balance, and I tripped.
2. (excuse)
a. dodge
Los regates del adolescente se hacían cada vez menos creíbles, y sus padres empezaban a desconfiar.The teenager's dodges became less and less believable, and his parents grew suspicious.
3. (fast move)
a. swerve
El torero evitó el asta del toro con un rápido regate.The bullfighter avoided the bull's horn with a quick swerve.
b. sidestep
Hice un regate para evitar que la bicicleta chocara conmigo.I did a sidestep to avoid getting hit by the bike.
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regate
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. swerve, sidestep
2. (evasiva)
a. dodge
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regate
1 (movimiento) swerve; dodge; (Dep) dribble
2 (treta) dodge; ruse
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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