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1

golpear

hit, beat, strike a blow

2

pegar

hit, sock, beat up (victim as the indirect object)

3

pegar+ direct object

stick w/ adhesive

4

abofetear (dar una bofetada)

slap

5

dar un puñetazo

punch

6

apalear

hit club

7

acertar (ie)

hit the mark, get right

8

dar

hit (hit when a flying/falling object hits something)

9

darle (indirect object)

when a person hit something or does it to another (ex: ball)

10

darse

doing it to oneself (can add en, contra, or con for place of impact)

11

chocar (con)

hit, crash into, collide with (vehicles)

12

atropellar

car hits or runs over a person or animal

13

alcanzar (a___)

reach, hit, attain

14

fracasar

fail, not succeed

15

meter la pata

for social blunders, put one's foot in it, blow it

16

suspender (reprobar in some countries)

to fail or flunk a class, test etc.

17

ser/salir suspendido o suspenso

a teacher flunking a student

18

dejar de + inf

fail to do something (also to stop doing something)

19

errar (ye-), fallar

fall in an attempt, miss a shot or intended goal (commonly used in sports)

20

perder

miss a train, plane etc., miss out on a chance (often used with reflexive)

21

echar de menos

miss, long for someone/thing absent

22

añorar

long for (stronger than echar de menos)

23

extrañar

common synonym for echar de menos

24

faltar (a___)

miss, be absent

25

omitir, saltarse

miss an item in covering a series, skip leave out

26

equivocar (+direct object)/ equivocarse de/en

miss, get wrong, make a mistake with/in

27

defraudar, decepcionar

fall (a person), let someone down, not live up to their expectations

28

no encontrar

failure to find

29

no atrapar/agarrar

failure to catch

30

no dar en, no acertar

failure to hit