"chocar contra" in English

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Como su antecesora, la Constitución, se fue a pique al chocar contra la roca de la democracia.
Like its predecessor, the Constitution, it foundered on the rock of democracy.
el barco naufragó al chocar contra las rocas
the ship was wrecked on the rocks