preparar el golpe translation English | Spanish-English dictionary

preparar el golpe exp.
to address the ball
[Sport]Golf

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exp.
to pave the way
(MODISMOS)
exp.
it took them weeks to set up {o} prepare the robbery
exp.
to fail in an attempt
exp.
to suffer the consequences
exp.
to cause a sensation with sth
exp.
he couldn't handle it
exp.
the blow left him half-dead
exp.
the blow knocked two of his teeth out
exp.
he heard the dull thud of the door
exp.
his hand is still painful {o} hurting from the knock
exp.
to coach sb in sth
exp.
to lay {o} set a trap for sb
[Fig.]
exp.
instantly
[Latam] Caribe
exp.
how very clever!
exp.
good one!
exp.
in one go
exp.
to be bone idle
(MODISMOS)
nm.
keystroke
[INFO]
exp.
to parry a blow
exp.
penalty kick
[Sport] Rugby
exp.
to be hit
exp.
be struck
exp.
terrific blow
exp.
penalty
[Sport] Rugby
exp.
to dodge a blow
exp.
approach shot
[Sport] Golf
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preparar  

a       vt  
1    (=dejar listo)  
  [+comida]  
to make, prepare  
  [+habitación, casa]  
to prepare, get ready  
  [+compuesto, derivado]  
  (Quím)   to prepare, make up  
estoy preparando la cena      I'm making o preparing dinner, I'm getting dinner ready  
¿te preparo un café?      shall I make you a coffee?  
¿me puedes preparar la cuenta, por favor?      can you make my bill up, please?  
    terreno       B4  
2    (=organizar)  
  [+acción, viaje]  
to prepare  
  [+ejemplar, revista]  
to prepare, work on  
tardaron semanas en preparar el atraco      it took them weeks to set up o prepare the robbery  
tengo una sorpresa preparada para ti      I've got a surprise for you  
estamos preparando el siguiente número de la revista      we're working on o preparing the next issue of the magazine  
3    (=instruir)     (para un partido)    to train, coach  ,   (para examen, oposición)    to coach, tutor
lleva meses preparando al equipo      he has been training o coaching the team for months  
la están preparando en una academia      they are preparing o coaching her in a private school, she is being tutored in a private school  
preparar a algn en algo      to coach sb in sth  
busco a alguien que me prepare en inglés      I'm looking for someone to coach me in English  
4      [+examen, prueba]   to study for, prepare for  
llevo semanas preparando este examen      I have been studying o preparing for this exam for weeks  
b    prepararse      vpr  
1    (=disponerse)   to get ready  
venga, prepárate, que nos vamos      come on, get ready, we're going  
prepararse a hacer algo      to get ready to do sth  
se preparaba a salir de casa cuando sonó el teléfono      he was just about o getting ready to leave the house when the telephone rang  
prepárate a oír esto      get ready for this  
prepararse para      to get ready for, prepare for  
nos estamos preparando para las vacaciones      we are getting ready o preparing for the holidays  
2    (=estudiar)  
  [+discurso]  
to prepare  
  [+examen]  
to prepare for, study for  
lleva todo el día preparándose el discurso      she has been preparing her speech all day  
no me había preparado bien el examen      I hadn't done enough preparation for the exam, I hadn't prepared o studied properly for the exam  
3    (=formarse)   to prepare  
se están preparando para la prueba de acceso a la universidad      they are preparing for the university entrance exam  
me estoy preparando para el campeonato nacional      I'm preparing for the national championship  
4    (=aproximarse)  
[problemas, tormenta]  
to loom  
vimos como se preparaba la tormenta      we saw how the storm was brewing o looming  
se prepara una reestructuración ministerial      a cabinet reshuffle is imminent o afoot o looming  
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