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dash / gota
 
dash   [dæʃ]
A. -noun
1. (=small quantity)
a. [of liquid]   gota (f),   chorrito (m)
b. [of salt, pepper]   pizca (f)
c. [of colour]   toque (m)
·with a dash of soda
·con una gota or un chorrito de sifónoun
2. (=punctuation mark)   (also Morse)   raya (f)
3. (=rush)   carrera (f)
·there was a mad dash for the exit
·todos se precipitaron hacia la salida
·to make a dash at or towards
·precipitarse hacia
·we had to make a dash for it
·tuvimos que salir corriendo
4. (United States)   (Sport)
·the 100-meter dash
·los 100 metros lisos
5. (=flair, style)   brío (m)
a. to cut a dash   destacar
6. (automobiles)   dashboard
B. -transitive verb
1. (=throw)
·to dash something to the ground
·tirar or arrojar algo al suelo
·to dash something to pieces
·hacer añicos algo,   estrellar algo
·to dash one'noun head against something
·dar con la cabeza contra algo
2. (figurative)
[+hopes]   frustrar,   defraudar
·to dash somebody'noun spirits
·desanimar a somebody, someone
C. -intransitive verb
1. (=smash)   estrellarse
·the waves are dashing against the rock
·las olas rompen contra la roca
2. (=rush)   ir de prisa,   precipitarse
·to dash away/back
·salir/volver corriendo
·to dash in/out
·entrar/salir disparado
·to dash past
·pasar como un rayo
·to dash up
[person]   llegar corriendo
[car]   llegar a toda velocidad
·I must dash
*   me voy corriendo
D. -exclamation
·dash it (all)!
*   ¡demontre! *,   ¡porras! *
 
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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