Translation of "stab" - English-Catalan dictionary

stab

verb uk /stæb/ us /stæb/ present participle stabbing, past tense and past participle stabbed

to push a knife into someone

apunyalar
He was stabbed several times in the chest.
stab someone in the back

to do something harmful to someone who trusted you

donar una punyalada a algú per l’esquena
He had been lied to and stabbed in the back by people that he thought were his friends.
noun uk /stæb/ us /stæb/

the act of pushing a knife into someone, or a wound caused by doing that

punyalada
He was admitted to hospital with stab wounds.
have a stab (at something)

to attempt to do something although you are not likely to be very successful

fer un intent (d’ac)
I’d never tried diving before, but I had a stab at it while I was in Egypt.
take a stab (at something)

to attempt to do something although you are not likely to be very successful

fer un intent (d’ac)
I’d never tried scuba diving before, but I took a stab at it while I was in Egypt.

(Translation of “stab” from the Cambridge English-Catalan Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)