uppercut
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uppercut(
uh
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per
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kut
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sports)
a. el uppercut
(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).
The boxer landed a right cross, followed by a left uppercut.La boxeadora asestó un cruzado derecho, seguido por un uppercut izquierdo.
b. el gancho
(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).
Donnie managed to block the other boxer's uppercut.Donnie logró bloquear el gancho del otro boxeador.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
2. (sports)
a. golpear con un uppercut a
The angle of the ball flying towards him meant he would have to uppercut it.El ángulo con el que la pelota volaba hacia él implicaba que tendría que golpearla con un uppercut.
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uppercut [ˈʌpəkʌt]
noun
uppercut (m); gancho (m) a la cara
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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