Translation of crush in Spanish:

crush

aglomeración, n.

Pronunciation /krəʃ//krʌʃ/

noun

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    (crowd)
    aglomeración feminine
    there was a terrible crush at the bar había una aglomeración / un gentío horrible en el bar
    • three people were injured in the crush tres personas resultaron heridas en el tumulto
    • it was a bit of a crush with eight people in the car con ocho personas en el coche se estaba un poco apretado
    • Does she dream nostalgically of the crowds and crush of Christmas shopping in Coney Street, or roasting her chestnuts on a three-bar electric fire?
    • He stood on a banked terrace, leaning back against one of the stone walls which he supposed had been built to retain the crush of the crowd.
    • I wasn't too keen today, didn't feel like being jostled in the market-day crowd, so I determined to do no more than drop in to the supermarket, avoiding the crush altogether.
    • So while he continued his speech I struggled out through the crush of the crowd to the quieter streets beyond the public square.
    • Parents created a frenzied crush of their own as they crowded around Gardai, begging for news of their loved ones.
    • It was also the beginnings of the crush where we were and crowd surfers began coming closer to our heads.
    • The heat, the noise, the crush of bodies - everything was intensified.
    • I listened to this with my eyes closed and put my mind to work, brought up the consistency of what sat under feet, the crush of rocking bodies, and the band, just beyond the mosh pit.
    • Considering the lack of bodies, there's still something of a crush at the front.
    • I was afraid I would lose my daughter in the crush of human bodies.
    • The news spread fast and the crowds became a crush within a few hours.
    • The red headed girl whom she hadn't properly met yet appeared at her side and together they managed to weave their way out of the crush out into the hallway.
    • Sadly, most people were caught in a mobile crush as crowds massed from one possible vantage point to another in search of York's secret firework display.
    • But those two exits were not opened at the end of the football game nine days ago, and families trying to get out say they were caught up in a crush which frightened their children.
    • With blood on my hands and forearms, I followed them downstairs and wandered through the crowd in the lobby, a crush of scared and bewildered reporters and hotel staff.
    • The drunken crush of merrymakers swayed the curious crowd back and forth.
    • In fact, the tourists are flocking to Greece in even bigger numbers than ever for this time of the year, trying to miss the Olympic crush in August.
    • The crowd would start to assemble early, a crush on the sidewalk that spilled across the street into quiet Dolores Park.
  • 2informal

    (infatuation)
    enamoramiento masculine
    to have a crush on sb estar chiflado por algn informal
    • all the kids had a crush on Miss Spinetti todos los niños estaban chiflados por Miss Spinetti
    • it's just a schoolboy crush solo es un enamoramiento de adolescente
    • Of course that was back when I had a crush on him… I would've fainted!
    • He was to all intents and purposes heterosexual… but then he found he had a crush on one particular bloke in his office.
    • He said other staff warned the teacher that the youth might have a crush on her, which should have been a ‘warning sign’, but she became more attracted to him.
    • Have you ever had a crush on a fictional character?
    • I have/had a crush on a guy 10 years younger than me.
    • Or, worse yet, as Nadda feared she might end up having to ask, how can you casually ask a person if they might have a crush on their best friend?
    • No, don't read anything into that, I don't have a crush on my best friend, I'm not that sadly tortured, but I can admit he is cute.
    • I had a crush on my cousin when I was in grade school.
    • It is like when you are in love… or to the least, have a crush on someone… no matter what the person does to you, you are able to see it in a positive light.
    • But that was kind of stupid to think it was a crush when they lived together.
    • My crush and I walk home from school together because we live close to each other.
    • I was rather taken with him and as we spent more time together I started to develop a bit of a crush on him.
    • I have a crush on a friend who is very near and dear to me.
    • Alternately, I want someone to have a crush on me.
    • My best friend started to have a crush on my guy friend at the same time she had a crush on another guy.
    • Realizing that you're starting to have a crush on a friend can produce a whole new set of fears and considerations.
    • I knew him casually but he wasn't the kind of guy I'd ever have a crush on.
    • Did you ever have a crush on someone so off the beaten path that people just shake their heads at you in dismay when you mention it?
    • Was it really possible that some of my friends could potentially have a crush on me?
    • We had practically all the same classes together in the eighth grade and she somehow had a crush on me close to the end of the year.
  • 3British

    (drink)
    orange crush naranjada feminine
    • lemon crush limonada

transitive verb

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    • 1.1(squash)

      (person/fingers/car/box) aplastar
      (garlic) machacar
      (grapes) prensar
      (grapes) pisar
      (dress/suit) arrugar
      we sat crushed together in the back nos sentamos apretujados en la parte de atrás
      • she crushed the berry between her fingers aplastó / estrujó la baya con los dedos
      • they managed to crush seven people into the car consiguieron meter apretujadas a siete personas en el coche
      • she crushed everything into the case metió todo apretujado en la maleta
      • Samples of 8-10 kg were crushed and milled, and the less than 400 [mu] m fraction was sieved out.
      • He was then promoted to governor-general, where he asserted his authority, crushing rebellions and suppressing the slave trade.
      • My shoes made a soft crunching sound as they crushed the dry, brown grass beneath them.
      • The stages in Stalin's ascent were marked by crushing opposition on the grandest scale.
      • The Gestapo took these efforts seriously enough to crush them with the utmost ferocity.
      • Then, simply squeeze as hard as you can to crush the apple.
      • The Vienna city council was eventually crushed by military force.
      • Absorbable gelatin also can be crushed and injected.
      • When the revolution was crushed by imperial forces, many Estonian revolutionary leaders fled abroad.
      • After I stuffed that in, my bag was full and hard to zip up without knowing I was crushing some of the crunchy snacks.
      • Even almost entirely non-violent protest might be crushed with extreme force.
      • They were perceived as radical extremists by the Indian government that used ruthless force to crush the burgeoning movement.
      • Individual samples weighing 24 kg were collected from the Dal and Bandak volcanics and were crushed and milled.
      • Even modest reform following the April 1960 student uprising was violently crushed.
      • They are performing a state duty, which is to crush the armed rebellion.
      • Special security forces crushed the uprisings, leaving at least a thousand casualties.
      • Paul crushes all of the pills and puts them into his mother's nightly milk.
      • In this case the experiment involves using a hydraulic press to crush specimen cubes of the concrete, and measuring the pressure at which the cube breaks.
      • After that also the Turkish security forces crushed them, arrested them, most of them.
      • The April Uprising was crushed with great cruelty by the Ottoman Army.
      • Increasingly repressive measures to crush the rebellion have resulted in a death toll of 1,100 guerrillas, police and civilians over the past four years.
      • In 1837, the British were crushing a rebellion in Upper Canada.
      • In the first case, they are made like a white wine; that's to say the grapes are crushed and/or pressed, then fermented without their skins.
      • Then I want to pulverize those rocks by crushing each against the other, and that takes every last ounce of power and strength in my soul.
      • As such they could be crushed and ground for use, like peppercorns, as well as pressed to make a juice.
      • Allicin, which forms once a clove is crushed or otherwise damaged, is believed by some scientists to be one of the beneficial compounds in garlic.
      • When this news arrived in Paris on the last day of 1791, it seemed to confirm all that Brissot and his allies had been claiming about a league of despots determined to crush the Revolution.
      • Chopping devices are favoured over mincers because the latter tend to crush the meat, squeezing out the juices.
      • This experience led some socialists to conclude that fascism was merely the instrument of the bourgeoisie for crushing the workers.
      • The short-lived rebellion, which called for an end to colonial rule and a return of the local feudal monarchy, was brutally crushed by British forces.
      • In Scotland, the supporters of the deposed king had to be crushed by force of arms, a process which was completed in 1689.
      • Wherever you go on the island you will see piles of black netting beside each tree which the islanders string up to catch the olives, and in almost every garden, the ancient stone presses still used to crush them.
      • Russian armies crushed the rebellions, with devastating effects for Polish nationhood.
      • The authorities responded with strong force, crushing the armed rebels in 1771 at the Battle of the Alamance.

    • 1.2(pound, pulverize)

      (stone/nuts/root) triturar
      crushed ice hielo picado masculine

  • 2

    (subdue)
    (enemy/rebels/resistance) aplastar
    he felt utterly crushed se sintió completamente abatido
    • they succeeded in crushing the bill lograron que no se aprobara el proyecto de ley
    • the government moved swiftly to crush the rumor el gobierno actuó con rapidez para acallar el rumor

intransitive verb

  • 1

    (dress/suit) arrugarse
    do you think we can all crush into the back? ¿crees que nos podemos apretujar todos en la parte de atrás?
    • I went out to the garden to check the low faucet, hoping to find a trickle of water and instead, I found some paper crushed under the garden gate.
    • The cigarette she was smoking is now crushed in her clenched fist.
    • At the end of the meeting he crushed a membership card into my hand and had me signed up.
    • He crushed the carefully constructed puppet in his fist.
    • I just found the crushed bit of paper in my coat pocket.
    • A pit littered with chai cups, some made of plastic, now crushed and crumpled, others made of clay, already dissolving under the dew.
    • No trampling of feet, no crushed creases, no sweat and no traffic jams.
    • He crushed the paper and threw it across the parking lot.
    • The walls paneled in wood and papered in crushed and patterned velvet.
    • She looked at the crumpled ticket that was crushed in her hand.
    • A homeless guy who had to survive winter in the streets crushed up paper and stuffed his clothes with them for insulation.
    • She asked, crushing one of the sheets of paper into a ball in frustration.