strike out
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strike out(
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An intransitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and does not require a direct object (e.g. Everybody please stand up.).
intransitive verb phrase
1. (to aim a violent blow at)
a. arremeter
The cat felt cornered and it struck out at the boy.El gato se sintió acorralado y arremetió contra el muchacho.
2. (to start being independent)
a. independizarse
Bill finally struck out and started his own family when his parents died and he was 40 years old.Bill finalmente se independizó y formó su propia familia cuando sus padres murieron y él tenía 40 años.
b. ponerse por cuenta propia
Connor quit his job as a salesman and struck out on his own.Connor renunció a su puesto y se puso por cuenta propia.
c. valerse por sí mismo
Danielle left her family home and decided to strike out on her own at 18.Danielle se fue del hogar familiar y decidió valerse por sí misma a los 18.
3. (to set out decidedly)
a. emprender
I'm almost ready to strike out for Thanksgiving vacation.Estoy casi listo para emprender las vacaciones de Acción de Gracias.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(to fail)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. fracasar
Nick struck out with his first four marriages, but his fifth one lasted the rest of his life.Nick fracasó en sus primeros cuatro matrimonios, pero el quinto duró el resto de su vida.
5. (to criticize publicly)
a. atacar
The politician struck out at the media when they reported his infidelities.El político atacó a los medios cuando divulgaron sus infidelidades.
6. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. ser eliminado
Phil got a home run and then the next time he struck out.Phil logró un jonrón y la siguiente vez fue eliminado.
b. poncharse
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
Jenny struck out on her first time up at bat.Jenny se ponchó en su primer intento de batear.
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
7. (to draw a line through)
a. tachar
Strike out the first paragraph and add a new introduction.Tacha el primer párrafo y agrega una introducción nueva.
8. (sports)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
a. eliminar
The fans cheered when the pitcher struck out the batter.Los aficionados aplaudieron cuando el lanzador eliminó al bateador.
b. ponchar
Regionalism used in Latin America: all the countries in South America, Central America, and the Caribbean. Does not include Spain.
(Latin America)
The pitcher struck out the first two batters.El pícher ponchó a los dos primeros bateadores.
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strike out
A transitive verb phrase is a phrase that combines a verb with a preposition or other particle and requires a direct object (e.g. Take out the trash.).
transitive verb phrase
1. (delete)
a. tachar
An intransitive verb is one that does not require a direct object (e.g. The man sneezed.).
2. (hit out)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
to s out at somebodyarremeter contra alguien
3. (leave)
a. partir
to s out in a new directiontomar un nuevo rumbo
to s out on one's ownindependizarse
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strike out
transitive verb
(cross out) tachar
verb:intransitive:plus_adverb
1 (hit out) arremeter;at contra
to strike out wildly dar golpes sin mirar a quien
2 (set out) dirigirse
to strike out for the shore (empezar a) nadar (resueltamente) hacia la playa; to strike out on one's own (in business) volar con sus propias alas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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