crush
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crush(
kruhsh
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to smash)
a. aplastar
He crushed the plastic bottle with his bare hands.Aplastó la botella de plástico con sus manos.
b. machacar (food)
I prefer to crush the garlic before adding it to the pan.Yo prefiero machacar el ajo antes de echarlo al sartén.
c. prensar (grapes)
We usually crush the grapes in wooden barrels.Solemos prensar las uvas en barriles de madera.
d. picar (ice)
Crush some ice for these cocktails!¡Pica algo de hielo para estos cócteles!
e. estrujar (paper)
Crush the papers inside the trashcan to free up some space.Estruja los papeles en la papelera para ganar algo de espacio.
2. (to grind)
a. triturar
The baker crushed the nuts to make his special bread.El panadero trituró los frutos secos para hacer su pan especial.
b. moler
The steamroller crushed all the stones used for making pavement.La apisonadora molió todas las piedras usadas para el pavimento.
3. (to squeeze)
a. estrujar
According to the recipe, you have to crush five lemons.Según la receta, hay que estrujar cinco limones.
b. exprimir
Crush four oranges and two grapefruits for the juice.Exprime cuatro naranjas y dos pomelos para el jugo.
4. (to subdue)
a. aplastar
The Spartan army crushed the enemy very quickly.El ejército espartano aplastó al enemigo rápidamente.
b. destrozar
The visiting team crushed the home team with a score of 5 to 0.El equipo visitante destrozó a los locales con un resultado de 5 to 0.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(infatuation)
a. el enamoramiento
(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).
She was my high school crush through all of freshmen year.Ella era mi enamoramiento de la secundaria durante todo el primer año.
6. (crowd)
a. la aglomeración
(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).
An enormous crush came out to watch our band play.Una aglomeración enorme atendió para ver nuestra banda tocar.
b. la multitud
(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).
There was a big crush of people in the town square demonstrating.Había una gran multitud de gente en la plaza del pueblo manifestándose.
7. (drink) (United Kingdom)
a. la limonada
(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).
(with lemons)
Some kids sell lemon crush in the summer to get money.Algunos niños venden limonada en verano para conseguir dinero.
b. la naranjada
(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).
(with oranges)
I think orange crush is more refreshing than water.Yo pienso que una naranjada es más refrescante que el agua.
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crush
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (crowd)
a. la muchedumbre f, aglomeración
(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).
crush barrierbarrera or valla de seguridad
2. (drink)
a.
orange crushnaranjada f
3. (colloquial)
a. (infatuation)
to have a crush on somebodyestar embobado(a) con alguien estar colado(a) por encaprichado(a) de alguien
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (person, thing)
a. estrujar, aplastar
5. (grapes, garlic)
a. prensar, aplastar
6. (fig)
a. aplastar, destrozar (opponent, revolt)
to crush somebody's hopestirar abajo las esperanzas de alguien
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
7. (general)
a.
we crushed into the carnos estrujamos para entrar en el coche
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crush [krʌʃ]
noun
1 (crowd) aglomeración (f); multitud (f); [of cars] masa (f)
there was an awful crush hubo la mar de gente; there's always a crush in the tube el metro va siempre atestado de gente; I lost my handbag in the crush perdí el bolso en la aglomeración; they died in the crush murieron aplastados
2 (infatuation) enamoramiento (m)
to have a crush on sb estar enamorado de algn; perder la chaveta por algn (informal)
3 (Britain)
orange crush naranjada (f)
transitive verb
1 (squash) aplastar; apachurrar; (And) (CAm) (crumple) [+paper] estrujar; [+clothes] arrugar; (grind, break up) [+stones] triturar; moler; [+grapes] exprimir; prensar; [+garlic] machacar; [+ice] picar; [+scrap metal] comprimir
to crush sth into a case meter algo a la fuerza en una maleta; to crush sth to a pulp hacer papilla algo
2 [+enemy, opposition, resistance] doblegar; aplastar; [+argument] aplastar; abrumar; [+hopes] defraudar
intransitive verb
[+clothes] arrugarse
can we all crush in? ¿habrá sitio para todos?
modifier
crush barrier (n) barrera (f) de seguridad
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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