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Significado de “jab” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "jab" - Diccionario Inglés

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jabverb

uk   /dʒæb/ us   /dʒæb/ -bb-
[I or T, usually + adv/prep] to push or hit something forcefully and quickly, often with a thin or sharp object: The doctor jabbed the needle into the dog's leg. Watch out! You nearly jabbed me in the eye with your umbrella! He was jabbing a finger at (= towards) them and shouting angrily.
[I] to make quick forceful hits with your fist (= closed hand) when boxing
[T] to kick a ball hard and quickly: He jabbed the ball into the net in the final minute of the game.

jabnoun [C]

uk   /dʒæb/ us   /dʒæb/
a quick hard push or hit: She gave me a sharp jab in the ribs with her elbow to stop me from saying any more. The boxer was floored by a punishing left jab.
UK informal an injection : a flu jab You'll need some jabs if you're going to Egypt.
(Definition of jab from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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jabverb [I/T]

us   /dʒæb/ -bb-
to push at something hard and quickly with a finger or a thin, pointed object: [T] I jabbed my finger on the needle. [I] He jabbed at his food with his fork.
To jab is also to hit someone hard and quickly with a tightly closed hand.
jab
noun [C] us   /dʒæb/
He gave his opponent a quick jab in the ribs.
(Definition of jab from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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