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Translation of "stab" - English-Spanish dictionary

stab

verb   /stæb/ ( present participle stabbing, past tense and past participle stabbed)
to push a knife into someone apuñalar He was stabbed several times in the chest.
stab someone in the back
to do something harmful to someone who trusted you apuñalar a alguien por la espalda He had been lied to and stabbed in the back by people that he thought were his friends.
noun   /stæb/
the act of pushing a knife into someone, or a wound caused by doing that puñalada He was admitted to hospital with stab wounds.391954
have a stab (at something)
to attempt to do something although you are not likely to be very successful hacer un intento (de algo) 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 hacer un intento (de algo) I’d never tried scuba diving before, but I took a stab at it while I was in Egypt.
(Definition of stab from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

stab

verb /stab/ ( past tense, past participle stabbed)
to wound or pierce with a pointed instrument or weapon apuñalar He stabbed him (through the heart / in the chest) with a dagger.
stabbing adjective
(of pain etc) very acute as though caused by a stab punzada He complained of a stabbing pain just before he collapsed.
stab (someone) in the back
to act treacherously towards (someone) apuñalar a alguien por la espalda He was stabbed in the back by one of his colleagues.
(Definition of stab from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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