Translation of flub in Spanish:

flub

fallar, v.

Pronunciation /flʌb//fləb/

transitive verb

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    fallar US informal
    (chance) echar a perder
    I flubbed the exam la pifié en el examen informal
    • In some cases, the celebrities who appeared on the show couldn't even tell their dumb joke without flubbing it or laughing - a no-no in my book.
    • There are several hearty laughs to be had, and the hesitations and flubbed lines of opening night will surely disappear as the run continues.
    • Yet he says she habitually showed up late, flubbed her lines and was so puffy-faced that she needed ice packs and heavy makeup.
    • For fans of actors flubbing their lines and breaking character, check out the ‘Severed Parts’ gag reel.
    • On the other hand, it is partly because he is the only one who could make it through the run without flubbing a line.
    • The same thing is true defensively (dating back to last season) - he no longer is making great plays and flubbing routine ones.
    • Apparently she flubbed her lines because of bad eyesight not because she was drunk or on drugs.
    • North Carolina proved in the NCAA basketball finals this week that a team with the best talent can carry a coach who repeatedly has flubbed the big ones.
    • The opening night performance showed signs of strain as Doyle flubbed some lines, performance energy dipped and Scottish accents slipped in and out of authentic focus.
    • I took a deep breath, flubbed my first line as I walked across the kitchen set, and then took my place in the chair where I did my ‘Oh, George you are my hero for loving your country this much’ speech.
    • After flubbing her lines, Haines said: ‘I could be a lesbian, folk-dancing, black woman stutterer in a wheelchair with a gimping rubber leg.’
    • Time and again, she flubbed her identifications of words and colors.
    • He made the shot from that strange straddling stance, almost weeping with embarrassment, one had to presume, and flubbed the shot, barely scraping the ball out onto the grass.
    • Finally, there is a humorous blooper reel of Kermit and his friends flubbing their lines, and a batch of theatrical trailers for other Columbia family films.
    • When the show begins, the set and costumes haven't arrived, lines are flubbed, actors go missing, sound and light cues are mixed up and props break.
    • Here's the antidote to flubbing your short chip shots.
    • A gag reel of the stars flubbing their lines is set to music and is actually funnier than the film (which isn't saying much).
    • Of course, we had pretty lousy communication between us, and totally flubbed the practical part of it.
    • The debut actress imagines flubbing her lines in the play.
    • We shot the ‘Hometown Howdy’ before the show, and I flubbed it twice before getting it ‘right.’

intransitive verb

US
informal

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    meter la pata informal
    embarrarla South America informal

noun

US
informal

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    metedura de pata feminine informal
    metida de pata feminine Latin America informal
    embarrada feminine South America informal