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estrellar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (arrojar, tirar para romper) (crush, hit)fling, slam vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
  (slang)bash vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Estrelló la caja contra la pared para intentar que se abriese.
 He flung (or: slammed) the safe against the wall trying to open it.
estrellarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (sufrir un choque violento)crash viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El camión se estrelló contra un árbol.
 The truck crashed into a tree.
estrellarse v prnlverbo pronominal: Verbo que se conjuga con un pronombre átono ("me", "te", "se") que concuerda con el sujeto ("lavarse", "irse", "enojarse"). (llenarse de estrellas)shine with stars, be full of stars v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 El cielo se estrelló mientras paseábamos a la orilla del mar.
 The sky shined with stars (or: was full of stars) while we took a walk along the ocean shore.
 
Additional Translations
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estrellar adjadjetivo: Describe el sustantivo. Puede ser posesivo, numeral, demostrativo ("casa grande", "mujer alta"). (relativo a las estrellas)of the stars exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
  stellar adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
 Era noche cerrada y sólo había luz estrellar.
 It was a very dark night, and there was only the light of the stars.
estrellar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (freír un huevo)fry vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat."
 Este cocinero es famoso por estrellar los huevos con mucho aceite.
 This cook is famous for using a lot of oil to fry eggs.
estrellar vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (llenar de estrellas)fill [sth] with stars v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 La caída de la noche estrelló el cielo.
 Nightfall filled the sky with stars.
estrellarse vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (golpear violentamente)crash, smash viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
 El coche se estrelló contra la pared y quedó destrozado.
 The car crashed (or: smashed) into a wall and was written off.
estrellarse vtrverbo transitivo: Verbo que requiere de un objeto directo ("di la verdad", "encontré una moneda"). (fracasar)come up against v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
  be thwarted by [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
 Nuestra empresa se estrelló con el nuevo producto y tuvimos muchas pérdidas.
 Our company came up against a new product and suffered heavy losses.
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