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1(of heart) fuertes latidos masculine(of guns) martilleo masculinethere was a loud pounding on the door — alguien aporreó la puerta con insistencia
- the pounding in my head — el martilleo que sentía en la cabeza
- the pounding of the waves — el embate de las olas
- Most bodybuilders would assume that this works because it gives the joints a break from heavy pounding.
- As the storm passed through our area, these heavy winds took a pounding on the Atlantic coast.
- Almost as soon as she had, the door shook with heavy, rhythmic poundings.
- Heavy pounding at my door accompanied my mother's worried question.
- The runway, made of asphalt reinforced with more asphalt, took a pounding.
- The government took a pounding on all fronts last week.
- I could hear nothing but the pounding of my protesting heart.
- The market took a pounding in almost all sectors, with the momentum of a month-long decline in high-tech stocks dragging the market down yet further.
- The pounding in his head kept in time with the worry over his son, preventing him from drifting off again.
- When the market started to weaken they really took a pounding.
- She sat serenely in her throne, surveying her courtiers through utterly regal eyes, which hid the heavy pounding of her heart.
- I heard the heavy poundings of my heart in my ears; I felt the inward struggle as I gasped for breaths.
- The heavy pounding of a bass guitar invaded my brain, and I realized the neighbors were still playing my music.
- True to her observation, the heavy pounding steadily got louder and louder, until it suddenly stopped.
- Then if the carts are built heavy, even heavier wheel brackets are needed to absorb this pounding.
- She remembered waking up with heavy pounding on the door.
- Big Vinny was the only guy that supported them and he took a pounding for that at school.
- Darren stared up at the ceiling and waited for the pounding in his head to stop.
- We are arranging so that presently this will be the other way around, but meanwhile London and our big cities have had to stand their pounding.
- That's the place where a Notre Dame football player took a pounding after being arrested.
- For Williams took a pounding, albeit brief, but came back to clinch the fight with some terrific work in the 12 th and final round.
- But certainly the area south of the city today, we're told, taking a very heavy pounding indeed.
- He listened for breathing, but he could hear nothing over the pounding of his heart.
- The London market took another pounding yesterday as a huge sell-off in the US hit investor confidence in the City.
2informal(beating)paliza feminine informalvapuleo masculine
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