aplastar in English

Pronunciation
v. squash, crush; squelch; swat; overwhelm

Example Sentences

Un examen más cercano reveló que el cráneo había sido aplastado por un fuerte golpe.
Closer examination revealed that the skull had been crushed by some heavy blow.
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Por un largo tiempo, la sociedad fue fuertemente jerárquica y desigual, compuesta principalmente de campesinos. La población más retrasada y empobrecida era aplastada por el yugo de los impuestos, guerras y hambrunas.
For a long time society was strongly hierarchal and unequal, primarily composed of peasants. The most backward, impoverished population, were crushed by the weight of the taxes, wars, and famines.
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¿Has aplastado alguna vez una mosca con la mano?
Have you ever squashed a fly with your hand?
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¿Has aplastado un tomate alguna vez?
Have you ever squashed a tomato?
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Aplastó la caja.
He crushed the box.
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Aplastó el insecto con el talón de su pie.
He squashed the insect with the heel of his foot.
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Lo aplastaron totalmente.
He was crushed to death.
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No puedo aplastar moscas con mi libro.
I cannot squash flies with my book.
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Si el techo se cayera, él sería aplastado.
If the ceiling fell, he would be crushed.
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Es difícil aplastar una mosca con tus propias manos.
It's hard to swat a fly with your bare hand.
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Synonyms

1. abrumar: humillar, abatir, turbar, avergonzar, achicar, anonadar, apabullar
2. comprimir: machacar, prensar, apisonar, escachar, estrujar, aplanar



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