clash

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clash(
klahsh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (conflict)
a. el conflicto
(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 president struggled to resolve the clash between the two parties.El presidente se esforzaba para resolver el conflicto entre los partidos.
b. el choque
(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 clash of personalities led to the dissolution of the organization.Un choque de personalidades llevó a la disolución de la organización.
2. (crashing noise)
a. el estruendo
(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 saw a bolt of lightening and then heard the clash of thunder.Vi un relámpago y luego oí el estruendo del trueno.
b. el fragor
(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 heard a clash in the classroom next door, ran to investigate, and saw a boy throwing chairs.Oí un fragor en el aula de al lado, corrí a investigar, y vi a un chico lanzando sillas.
3. (battle)
a. el enfrentamiento
(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)
We must win both the clash of armies and of ideas.Debemos ganar tanto el enfrentamiento de ejércitos como el de las ideas.
b. el choque
(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 clash among the rival protestor groups and the police.Hubo un choque entre los grupos de manifestantes rivales y la policía.
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
4. (to disagree)
a. chocar
Damien lost a good friend when they clashed over their religious views.Damien perdió a un buen amigo cuando chocaron por sus opiniones religiosas.
b. estar en desacuerdo
Gloria said that anyone who clashes with her must be stupid.Gloria dijo que cualquiera que esté en desacuerdo con ella tiene que ser tonto.
5. (to not match)
a. desentonar
Natasha and Javier always plan their outfits so the colors don't clash.Natasha y Javier siempre planean sus atuendos para que los colores no desentonen.
b. no pegar
I liked your presentation, but the colors on the slides clashed with your shirt.Me gustó tu presentación, pero los colores en las diapositivas no pegaban con tu camisa.
6. (to coincide; used with "with")
a. coincidir con
I'd like to go to the talk tomorrow, but it clashes with my French class.Me gustaría ir a la plática mañana, pero coincide con mi clase de francés.
7. (to fight; often used with "with")
a. enfrentarse
The Mongol army clashed with dozens of kingdoms during the time of the Khans.El ejército mongol se enfrentó con docenas de reinos durante la época de los Khan.
b. tener un enfrentamiento
The two groups clashed violently at the demonstration.Los dos grupos tuvieron un enfrentamiento violento durante la manifestación.
c. chocar
An army patrol clashed with an insurgent fraction in a rural area.Una patrulla del ejercito chocó con un grupo insurgente en una zona rural.
8. (to collide)
a. entrechocar
The pirates' swords clashed over and over as they dueled.Las espadas de los piratas entrechocaban una y otra vez mientras se batían en duelo.
9. (to make a crashing sound)
a. sonar
The cymbals clashed and the band started to play.Los platillos sonaron y la banda empezó a tocar.
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clash
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (of opinions)
a. la discrepancia
(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)
2. (between people)
a. el enfrentamiento m, choque
(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 have been clashes in the streetsha habido enfrentamientos callejeros
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
intransitive verb
3. (come into conflict)
a. enfrentarse
4. (evidence, explanations)
a. contradecirse
the wallpaper clashes with the carpetel papel no pega con la moqueta
5. (events)
a.
to clash withcoincidir con
6. (metal objects)
a. entrechocar
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clash [klæʃ]
noun
1 (noise) estruendo (m); fragor (m); [of cymbals] ruido (m) metálico
2 [of armies, personalities] choque (m); (conflict) choque (m); conflicto (m); (confrontation) enfrentamiento (m); [of interests, opinions] conflicto (m); [of dates, programmes] coincidencia (f); [of colours] desentono (m)
a clash with the police un choque or un enfrentamiento con la policía; a clash of wills un conflicto de voluntades
transitive verb
[+cymbals, swords] golpear
intransitive verb
1 [+personalities, interests] oponerse; chocar; [+colours] desentonar; [+dates, events] coincidir
2 (disagree) estar en desacuerdo; (argue) pelear; (Mil) encontrarse; enfrentarse;with con;
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