machacar


machacar
v.
1 to crush.
Ella machaca las semillas She crushes the seeds.
2 to bone up on(informal) (estudiar). (peninsular Spanish)
3 to go on and on (informal) (insistir).
4 to repeat over and over, to insist on, to drive into the ground, to repeat.
Ella machaca sus razones She repeats over and over her reasons.
5 to insist in harping on a subject.
Ella machaca siempre She insists in harping on a subject always.
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machacar
Conjugation model [SACAR], like {{link=sacar}}sacar
verbo transitivo
1 (triturar) to crush
2 familiar (vencer) to hammer, thrash
3 familiar (dañar) to kill; (cansar, agotar) to wear out, kill
4 familiar (estudiar) to swot up on, US grind away at
5 familiar (insistir en) to harp on about, go on about
verbo intransitivo
1 (estudiar) to swot up, cram, US grind
2 (insistir en) to go on (con, about), harp on (con, about)
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FRASEOLOGÍA
machacársela tabú to wank, US jerk off
por mí como si se la machaca tabú I couldn't give a toss
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1. VT
1) (=triturar) to crush

machacó los ajos en el mortero — he crushed the garlic in the mortar

2) * (=aniquilar) [+ contrincante] to thrash; [en discusión] to crush, flatten

el equipo visitante los machacó — they were thrashed by the visiting team

3) [+ precio] to slash
4) * [+ lección, asignatura] to swot (up) *
5) Esp * (=insistir sobre) to go on about

deja ya de machacar siempre lo mismo — stop going on and on about the same thing

6) (Baloncesto) * to dunk, slam dunk
2. VI *
1) Esp (=insistir) to go on

¡no machaques! — don't go on so!, stop harping on about it!

machacar con o sobre algo — to go on about sth

hierro 1)
2) (=empollar) to swot *
3.
See:
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <ajo> to crush; <almendras> to grind, crush; <piedra> to crush, pound
b) (fam) <contrincante> to thrash (colloq)
c) (fam) (pegar) to beat ... to a pulp
d) <precios> to slash
2) (Esp fam)
a) (repetír)

machácale bien lo que tiene que hacer — make sure you drum into her what she has to do

machacar un tema — to go on o harp on about a subject (colloq)

b) (estudiar) to bone up on (colloq)
2.
machacar vi
a) (fam) (insistir)

machacar con or sobre algo — to go on o harp on about something (colloq)

b) (fam) (para un examen) to cram (colloq)
3.
machacarse v pron (fam) <dedo> to crush
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= bust, batter, squash, crush, clobber, steamroller, pound, lick, mash, blow away.
Ex. 'That new project he's been busting himself and everyone else over is way behind schedule and Peterson is getting fed up'.
Ex. But the early cylinder machines worked less accurately than the platens, tending to slur the impression and batter the type.
Ex. The article has the title 'Reorganizing organizations and information: how knowledge technologies squash heirarchy and alter the role of information'.
Ex. The article is entitled 'Dinosaurs to crush flies: computer catalogues, classification and other barriers to library use'.
Ex. Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.
Ex. When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
Ex. A rotary machine invented in Holland in the late seventeenth century did not pound but minced the rags into pulp with revolving knives.
Ex. They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.
Ex. But scooping out the baked potatoes' flesh, mashing it with other ingredients, and then baking them again takes some extra time.
Ex. If they do muster up the courage to participate, they have learned what it is like to lose: they describe it as being 'slaughtered,' 'blown away,' or 'shredded'.
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* machacar los tipos = batter + type.
* machacársela = jerk + Reflexivo + off, wank.
* machacar un idea = squash + idea.
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1.
verbo transitivo
1)
a) <ajo> to crush; <almendras> to grind, crush; <piedra> to crush, pound
b) (fam) <contrincante> to thrash (colloq)
c) (fam) (pegar) to beat ... to a pulp
d) <precios> to slash
2) (Esp fam)
a) (repetír)

machácale bien lo que tiene que hacer — make sure you drum into her what she has to do

machacar un tema — to go on o harp on about a subject (colloq)

b) (estudiar) to bone up on (colloq)
2.
machacar vi
a) (fam) (insistir)

machacar con or sobre algo — to go on o harp on about something (colloq)

b) (fam) (para un examen) to cram (colloq)
3.
machacarse v pron (fam) <dedo> to crush
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= bust, batter, squash, crush, clobber, steamroller, pound, lick, mash, blow away.

Ex: 'That new project he's been busting himself and everyone else over is way behind schedule and Peterson is getting fed up'.

Ex: But the early cylinder machines worked less accurately than the platens, tending to slur the impression and batter the type.
Ex: The article has the title 'Reorganizing organizations and information: how knowledge technologies squash heirarchy and alter the role of information'.
Ex: The article is entitled 'Dinosaurs to crush flies: computer catalogues, classification and other barriers to library use'.
Ex: Clobbering the rich with taxes doesn't help anyone.
Ex: When push comes to shove, it seems that short-term economic interests steamroller scientific arguments.
Ex: A rotary machine invented in Holland in the late seventeenth century did not pound but minced the rags into pulp with revolving knives.
Ex: They got licked by a bunch of little, ill-armed peasant guerillas.
Ex: But scooping out the baked potatoes' flesh, mashing it with other ingredients, and then baking them again takes some extra time.
Ex: If they do muster up the courage to participate, they have learned what it is like to lose: they describe it as being 'slaughtered,' 'blown away,' or 'shredded'.
* machacar los tipos = batter + type.
* machacársela = jerk + Reflexivo + off, wank.
* machacar un idea = squash + idea.

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machacar [A2 ]
vt
A
1 ‹ajo› to crush; ‹almendras› to grind, crush; ‹piedra› to crush, pound
2 (fam); ‹contrincante› to thrash (colloq)
3 (fam) (pegar) to beat … to a pulp
4 ‹precios› to slash
B (Esp)
1 (fam)
(remachar): machácale bien lo que tiene que hacer make sure you drum into her what she has to do
siguen machacando los mismos puntos they're still going on about o harping on about the same points (colloq)
2 (fam) (estudiar) to bone up on (colloq), to swot up on (BrE colloq)
■ machacar
vi
1 (fam)
(insistir): machacar con or sobre algo to go on o harp on about sth (colloq)
2 (Esp fam) (para un examen) to cram (colloq), to swot (BrE colloq)
machacarse
v pron
1 (fam); ‹dedo› to smash, crush
machacársela (vulg); to jerk off (vulg)
machacárselas (Chi fam); to get by
2 (Esp fam) ‹comida/bebida› to put away (colloq), to polish off (colloq); ‹trabajo› to polish off (colloq); ‹dinero› to blow (colloq)
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machacar (conjugate machacar) verbo transitivo
a)ajoto crush;

almendrasto grind, crush;
piedrato crush, pound
b) (fam) ‹contrincanteto thrash (colloq)

verbo intransitivo
a) (fam) (insistir): machacar con or sobre algo to go on o harp on about sth (colloq)

b) (fam) (para un examen) to cram (colloq)

machacar
I verbo transitivo
1 (a golpes) to crush: hay que machacar los ajos, you have to crush the garlic
2 fam (vencer, derrotar) to crush, thrash: nos machacaron en la final, they thrashed us in the final
3 fam (estudiar) to study hard: aún me quedan por machacar dos lecciones, I still have to swot up on two lessons
4 fam (agotar, cansar) to exhaust, wear out: este trabajo me machaca, this job wears me out
II verbo intransitivo
1 fam (estudiar) to cram, US grind
2 fam (insistir) to harp on, go on: siempre machaca sobre lo mismo, she's always going on about the same thing
'machacar' also found in these entries:
English:
crush
- dead
- dent
- labour
- lick
- pound
- grind
- hammer
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machacar
vt
1. [desmenuzar] to crush
2. Fam [ganar] to thrash
3. Fam [destrozar]
estas gafas me están machacando la vista these glasses are ruining o Br knackering my eyesight;
la caminata me ha machacado I'm beat o Br knackered after that walk
4. Esp Fam [estudiar] Br to swot up on, US to bone up on
5. Esp Fam [insistir sobre] to go on and on about;
sigue machacando las mismas ideas she keeps on trotting out the same old ideas
6. [en baloncesto] to dunk
vi
1. Esp Fam [insistir] to go on and on (sobre about)
2. [en baloncesto] to dunk
See also the pronominal verb machacarse
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machacar
I v/t
1 (triturar) crush
2 fig (vencer) thrash
3 en baloncesto dunk
II v/i
1 (insistir) go on (con about)
2 en baloncesto dunk
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machacar {72} vt
1) : to crush, to grind
2) : to beat, to pound
machacar vi
: to insist, to go on (about)
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machacar vb
1. (triturar) to crush
machacó el ajo y el perejil he crushed the garlic and the parsley
2. (vencer) to thrash
el equipo local machacó al campeón the local team thrashed the champions
3. (insistir) to go over / to go on
el profesor nos machacó la lección the teacher kept going over the lesson
me ha estado machacando toda la semana para que lo lleve al circo he's been going on at me all week to take him to the circus

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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