thrash

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thrash(
thrahsh
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (to beat)
a. dar una paliza
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
I was sure those guys were going to thrash me within an inch of my life when the cops showed up.Estaba seguro de que esos tipos me iban a dar una paliza hasta el punto de matarme cuando apareció la poli.
b. azotar (punishment)
The dungeon keeper thrashed the prisoner for trying to escape.El calabocero azotó al prisionero por haber tratado de escaparse.
c. golpear
When she came outside, Rita saw that Carlos was thrashing his younger brother.Cuando salió, Rita vio que Carlos estaba golpeando a su hermano menor.
d. apalear
I'll thrash you if I ever see you touch my sister again.Te apalearé si te vuelvo a ver tocar a mi hermana.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(to defeat soundly)
a. dar una paliza
The Bulls thrashed the Miami Heat last night, 100-70.Los Bulls le dieron una paliza al Miami Heat anoche, 100-70.
3. (to move violently)
a. agitar
I thought the boy was drowning when I saw him thrashing his arms in the pool.Pensé que el niño se estaba ahogando cuando lo vi agitando los brazos en la piscina.
4. (to hit repeatedly)
a. sacudir
The maid thrashed the rug to remove the dust from it.La criada sacudió el tapete para quitarle el polvo.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to flail)
a. revolverse
The criminal thrashed about in an attempt to break free.El criminal se revolvió por todas partes en un intento por liberarse.
b. revolcarse
The kids thrashed and splashed in the pool.Los chicos se revolcaban y se salpicaban en la piscina.
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thrash
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
1. (also fig)
a. dar una paliza a
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thrash [θræʃ]
transitive verb
1 (beat) golpear; [+person] apalear; dar una paliza a; (as punishment) azotar;
2 (defeat) dar una paliza a (informal); cascar (informal)
3 (also thrash about) (also thrash around) [+legs, arms] agitar mucho
wakes up at night thrashing her arms about and fighting off imaginary enemies
intransitive verb
(also thrash about) (also thrash around) revolverse; (in water) revolcarse
he thrashed about with his stick daba golpes por todos lados con su bastón; they were thrashing about in the water se estaban revolcando en el agua
noun
(Britain) juerga (f); fiesta (f)
they were throwing a thrash for her at his flat a twenty-first birthday thrash We don't want a big showbusiness thrash
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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