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hammer

noun /ˈhӕmə/
a tool with a heavy usually metal head, used for driving nails into wood, breaking hard substances etc
martillo
He accidentally hit his thumb with the hammer a joiner’s hammer.
the part of a bell, piano, clock etc that hits against some other part, so making a noise.
macillo
in sport, a metal ball on a long steel handle for throwing.
martillo
give (someone) a hammering to hammer (= beat) (a person)
dar una paliza
His father gave him a hammering for stealing.
hammer home to make great efforts to make a person realize
insistir en algo
We’ll have to hammer home to them the importance of secrecy.
hammer out phrasal verb to produce (an agreement etc) with a great deal of effort and discussion
lograr/conseguir (trabajosamente)
After several days of negotiations, they eventually hammered out a deal.
(Definition of hammer from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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