thump

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thump(
thuhmp
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (blow)
a. el golpetazo
(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)
I felt a thump on the back of my head and I lost consciousness.Sentí un golpetazo en la nuca y perdí el conocimiento.
b. el porrazo
(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)
There was a series of loud thumps at the door, followed by shouting.Se escucharon una serie de porrazos fuertes en la puerta, seguidos de gritos.
2. (sound)
a. el ruido sordo
(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 sack of cement landed on the ground with a thump.El saco de cemento cayó al suelo con un ruido sordo.
b. el golpetazo
(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)
What was that thump?¿Qué fue ese golpetazo?
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (to strike)
a. golpear
In her attempt to escape from his grasp, she thumped him in the stomach with all her strength.En su intento por conseguir que la soltara, ella lo golpeó en el estómago con todas sus fuerzas.
b. dar un golpe en
He thumped the table and shouted, "Where's my dinner?"Dio un golpe en la mesa y gritó, "Dónde está mi cena?"
c. dar un porrazo a
The man thumped the thief on the head and knocked him out.El hombre le dio un porrazo al ladrón en la cabeza y lo dejó sin sentido.
d. dar un golpetazo a
"Hey, Luke! It's great to see you," he said, thumping him on the back."¡Hola, Luke! Me alegro de verte", dijo, al tiempo que le daba un golpetazo en la espalda.
4. (to put down forcefully)
a. poner dando un golpetazo
She angrily thumped a plate of food down on the table in front of him.Ella, enojada, le puso un plato de comida delante dando un golpetazo en la mesa.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
5. (to knock)
a. golpear
The dog's tail was thumping against my legs.El perro me estaba golpeando las piernas con la cola.
b. aporrear (at a wall, table, door)
She kept thumping on the door and shouting his name, although by now she knew there was no one in.Siguió aporreando la puerta y gritando su nombre, aunque ahora ya sabía que no había nadie dentro.
6. (to beat fast)
a. latir con fuerza
My heart would start thumping every time the phone rang.Mi corazón latía con fuerza cada vez que sonaba el teléfono.
7. (to walk heavily)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Patrick is incapable of doing anything quietly. He always thumps down the stairs.Patrick es incapaz de hacer algo silenciosamente. Siempre baja las escaleras pisando los escalones con todas sus fuerzas.
The neighbors were thumping around upstairs, moving their furniture in.Arriba se oían las fuertes pisadas de los vecinos, que se acababan de mudar y metían los muebles en la casa.
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thump
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (blow)
a. el porrazo
(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)
2. (sound)
a. el ruido seco
(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)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
3. (hit)
a. dar un porrazo a
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (on table, door)
a. golpear
5. (walk heavily)
a.
I could hear him thumping around upstairslo oía dar fuertes pisadas en el apartamento or
6. (heart)
a.
my heart was thumpingel corazón me latía con fuerza
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thump [θʌmp]
noun
(blow) golpetazo (m); porrazo (m); (noise of fall etc) golpetazo (m)
it came down with a thump cayó dando un golpetazo
transitive verb
(hit hard) golpear; (accidentally) [+head etc] dar or topar con; (put down heavily) poner or (formal) deponer violentamente
to thump sb pegar un puñetazo a algn; to thump the table golpear la mesa; dar golpes en la mesa; he thumped me on the back me dio un golpetazo en la espalda; to thump out a tune on the piano tocar una melodía aporreando el piano
intransitive verb
1 [+person] (on door, table) dar golpes; aporrear; [+heart] (pound) latir con fuerza; [+machine] vibrar con violencia
someone was thumping on the door había alguien dando golpes a or aporreando la puerta
2 (move heavily)
he thumped upstairs subió pesadamente las escaleras
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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