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Spanish Word of the Day: Pelotazo

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Pelotazo

Léxico del fútbol III

Spanish Vocabulary Builder 5/23/2013
Word: Pelotazo
(pe-lo-TA-zo) Sustantivo masculino
English: Blow with a ball
Etymology: De pelota. (Del prov. pelota, y este del lat. pĭla).
Meaning: 1. m. Golpe dado con la pelota de jugar.
Topic:Léxico del fútbol III
Example:

... el problema era que corría para el arco nuestro y sin dudarlo; sacó un pelotazo que el "gorrión" tuvo que esforzarse como un halcón para sacar del ángulo.“Entre amigos se juega mejor” Mario Meriano

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