Translation of blitz in Spanish:


bombardeo aéreo, n.

Pronunciation /blɪts//blɪts/


  • 1

    Military Aviation
    bombardeo aéreo masculine
    the Blitz el bombardeo alemán de Londres en 1940-41
    • A second blitz will be initiated by the authority in September.
    • The London office had been bombed during the blitz.
    • The excavation explored the 60th anniversary of the end of the second world war by uncovering a former Georgian terrace bombed in the blitz.
    • The constant bombing of the London in the blitz during World War Two are recounted at more than mere anniversaries of the event.
    • My great aunt was 40 when she was pulled out of a bombed air raid shelter during the Clydebank blitz in March 1941.
    • But he fought them in Europe and my grandmother sat under the bombs during the blitz of London.
    • I was five years old when the war began and I remember the blitz, when we spent so much time in the air raid shelters.
    • In December 1941 she had stood in the ruins of the Regimental Chapel after it was bombed during the blitz.
    • It was a dream compared to the air raids and blitz conditions she had had to put up with in London.
    • I talk myself out of imagining world war-styled bombing blitzes or trench warfare, and replaced them with images of land mines and machine guns.
    • The 1948 Olympics were held in London to honor the survival of a city badly battered by the blitz.
    • A 600 name petition was drawn up by residents who said match nights had become reminiscent of the wartime blitz.
    • As they used to say in the blitz when shops had been bombed, it is now more open than usual.
    • At the height of the blitz he sometimes had to cycle through air raids to attend members of Churchill's wartime cabinet in their underground bunker.
    • My dad told me about the first air-raids he experienced in London during the blitz.
    • Barracks, garrisons, bivouacs and encampments thus far spared came under a blitz of laser-guided bombs first used in the Gulf War.
    • The very fact that they had never endured a blitz or an invasion seemed to account for the obsessive fears of a nation always irrationally jumpy about its own security.
    • The wall was inspired by a dusky wartime picture of London bolstered against the blitz in the Second World War.
  • 2

    (intense attack)
    blitz on sth
    • this weekend we're going to have a blitz on the garden este fin de semana vamos a atacar el jardín
  • 3

    (in US football)
    carga (defensiva) feminine
    • Will he be prepared for all the blitzes opposing defensive coordinators will throw at him?
    • Mobility is supposed to be the key to success in the modern NFL, because of the blitzes thrown by opposing defenses.
    • He is frequently sent after the quarterback on middle blitzes yet has the quickness to cover receivers out of the backfield.
    • He also is adept at getting to the quarterback on blitzes.
    • In a time when blitzes have made quarterbacking a more precarious endeavor than ever, teams that do not possess two accomplished forward passers are at risk.

transitive verb

  • 1

    (city/area) bombardear (desde el aire)
  • 2US

    hacerle una carga (defensiva) a