swat

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swat(
swat
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A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to hit with a quick slap)
a. pegar
Laurie swatted the mosquito with her hand.Laurie le pegó al zancudo con la mano.
b. matar
Patty tried to swat the fly on the kitchen counter, but missed.Patty intentó matar la mosca que estaba en la cubierta de la cocina, pero le erró.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
2. (quick slap)
a. el golpe
(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)
Ray gave his son a swat on the bottom when he spilled the milk.Ray le dio un golpe a su hijo en el trasero cuando se le derramó la leche.
SWAT
An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
3. (Special Weapons and Tactics)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. SWAT
A SWAT team was deployed to control the riots.Desplegaron un equipo SWAT para controlar los disturbios.
The hostages were rescued by the SWAT team.Los rehenes fueron rescatados por el equipo SWAT.
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swat
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (general)
a. aplastar
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swat [swɒt]
transitive verb
[+fly] aplastar; matar
intransitive verb
to swat at a fly tratar de aplastar or matar una mosca
noun
to give sth/sb a swat dar un zurriagazo a algo/algn; to take a swat at sth/sb intentar darle un zurriagazo a algo/algn
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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