golpe1


golpe1
1 = punch, coup, blow, rap, knocking, beat, knock, swipe, hit, bang.
Ex. When I saw what he was up to, I drew back for a punch and hit him so hard on the nose that he fell on his back and lay there for some time, so that his wife stood over him and cried out 'Mercy! You've done my husband in!'.
Ex. Nearly 1500 delegates from 67 countries attended the conference which was dominated by the 3 day coup designed to restore Communist party influence.
Ex. The Great War of 1914-18 was a heavy blow for the Bulletin, from which it never really recovered, and in the 1920s it gradually sank under its own weight, helped by a forced move from its previous quarters to make room for a trade fair.
Ex. There was also a spot from which, if you struck the floor with a hard rap of your heel, you could almost count the reverberations as the sound bounced from floor to ceiling to walls to floor.
Ex. It seems to me that the Dewey engine is still ticking over, though there's an occasional knocking and it could no doubt do with a good tuning.
Ex. Immediately after the recognition of a cardiac cycle the program calculates mean values over a given time or a given number of beats.
Ex. After a few knocks, it was clear that no one was going to answer.
Ex. In fact it is an exaltation of the Kyoto protocol and a thinly disguised swipe at those countries who have not signed up.
Ex. Nothing is more unrealistic that seeing the hero take in an unlikely number of hits without turning a hair.
Ex. This is how the world ends, not with a bang, but with a whimper.
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* aguantar un golpe = take + a hit.
* amortiguar el golpe = soften + the blow.
* aprender Algo a fuerza de golpes = learn + Nombre + the hard way.
* asestar el golpe de gracia = administer + the coup de grace, deliver + the coup de grace.
* asestar un golpe = give + a blow, bash, deal + a blow, strike + a blow.
* asestar un golpe mortal = deal + the death blow.
* atizar un golpe = deal + a blow.
* cerrar de golpe = slam.
* dar el golpe de gracia = administer + the coup de grace, deliver + the coup de grace.
* dar golpes = pound.
* darse golpes de pecho = beat + Posesivo + breast.
* darse golpes en el pecho = beat + Posesivo + breast.
* dar un golpe = knock.
* dar un golpe por detrás = rear-end.
* de golpe = in one lump, all at once, all at once.
* derribar a Alguien de un golpe = knock + Nombre + to the ground, knock + Nombre + to the floor.
* de un golpe = at one blow, at one whack, at one pull, in one shot, in one lump, in one action, in one go, in one fell swoop, at one fell swoop.
* duro golpe = cruel blow.
* eliminar de un golpe = eliminate + at a stroke.
* emprenderla(s) a golpes con = lam into, lay into.
* encajar el golpe = take it on + the chin.
* golpe de estado = coup d'etat, putsch.
* golpe de gracia = coup de grace, kiss of death, killer blow, death blow.
* golpe de mala suerte = stroke of misfortune.
* golpe de suerte = stroke of luck.
* golpe fuerte = whack.
* golpe fulminante = crushing blow.
* golpe mortal = mortal blow, killer blow, death blow.
* golpe por detrás = rear end.
* golpe seco = flop.
* intento de golpe de estado = attempted coup, coup attempt.
* introducir a golpes = hammer into.
* quitar con un golpe = knock off.
* recibir un golpe = take + a hit.
* recobrarse de un golpe = lick + Posesivo + wounds.
* sacar a golpes = punch out.
* tentativa de golpe de estado = attempted coup, coup attempt.
* tirar a Alguien al suelo de un golpe = knock + Nombre + to the floor, knock + Nombre + to the ground.
* todo de (un) golpe = all at once.
* tumbar a Alguien al suelo de un golpe = knock + Nombre + to the floor, knock + Nombre + to the ground.
* vivir sin dar golpe = live off + the fat of the land.

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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