- 1 (sculpture)Oraciones de ejemplo
- Now the sculptor who made the bust is working on a statue of Nelson Mandela based on that visit to Bedford.
- The room was decorated with fine eighteenth century art, sculptures and busts of previous political figures.
- One is of a pair of figures from the shoulders up, looking at two sculpted busts that are, in shape and composition, an exact repetition of themselves.
- 2 (bosom) she's a 36-inch busttiene 90 de bustoOraciones de ejemplo
- We may be dismayed that a 15-year-old feels her sense of worth rests on the size of her bust, but haven't 15-year-old girls always felt like this?
- But the products are expected to be snapped up by even more women keen to increase the size of their bust.
- It's a particularly good shape to wear if you have a bigger bust.
transitive verb past tense & past participle busted or (in British English also) bust
- 1.1 (break) [colloquial](window/machine)the door was locked, so we busted it open
rompercomo la puerta estaba cerrada con llave, la abrimos a golpesOraciones de ejemplo1.2
past tense & past participle busted(raid) [slang](premises)
- Only broken furniture, busted doorways, and bloodstains.
- You skip around the back and quietly encourage the locks to take a break, while I bust the front door lock.
- I've split my lip and busted my eyebrow, but luckily I haven't broken any bones.
hacer una redada enOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo1.3
- Whether the police actually busted the premises, remains unknown.
- This was an unusual investigation because most meth labs aren't busted by good police work.
- In August 2001, the Delhi Police busted an international illegal exchange in Jasola Vihar.
past tense & past participle busted(bankrupt)(American English) [colloquial]1.4
- One third of Canadians arrested abroad were busted for drugs, making it the most commonly prosecuted offence.
- A respected art dealer is busted for selling a Cheyenne war bonnet.
- Not testing is cheaper and easier than testing, and your athletes are much less likely to be busted for doping.
dejar sin un centavo or (in Spain also) sin blanca or (in Mexico also) sin un quintopast tense & past participle busted(punch)(American English) [colloquial]
darle un puñetazo aOraciones de ejemplo1.5
past tense & past participle busted(demote)(American English) [slang]
- Passport control officers entered the train, and immediately started busting the chops of everyone in our cabin.
- I was so angry, I could have busted his knee cap, broken his jaw, and broken his arms, but I controlled myself.
- He needs some nurturing as he got in a fight at work last night and now has a smashed nose and busted up lip.
degradarOraciones de ejemplo
- That soldier had already been busted to El and was on the short list for an administrative discharge.
- First you go get yourself a silver star, then you get busted to private.
- Eastwood plays ex-Lieutenant Kelly, who was busted down to private as a scapegoat for a failed mission.
intransitive verb past tense & past participle busted or (in British English also) bust
sonar (Southern Cone) [colloquial]
- 1 (collapse)Oraciones de ejemplo
- Likewise recessions or economic busts are set in motion if people suddenly change their psychology and stop spending.
- More recently we have relied on consumer spending to prop up the economy during the bust.
- Cold Wars, Hot Wars, economic booms and busts, the rapacious scramble for resources: we hear the warnings of countries, the shouts of other countries in greedy triumph.
- 2 (raid) [slang]Oraciones de ejemplo
- During the bust, police seized three kilograms of cocaine having an estimated street value of $255,000.
- A suspected drug dealer was arrested during a dawn raid on his house, the latest in a series of weekly busts by Merton police.
- The bust was made after police received a tip from the public.
- 1 1.1 (bankrupt) [colloquial]to go bustquebrar1.2 (Games) (predicative) anything higher than a six and I'm bust
ir(se) a la bancarrota
fundirse (Peru) (River Plate area) [colloquial]si me toca una carta más alta que seis me paso or me voyit's a gold medal or busto la medalla de oro o nadaOraciones de ejemplo
Oraciones de ejemplo
- Her face was bleeding with a bust lip and swollen eye.
- The wakeful partner looks as if she was constructed piecemeal, again with a bust pendant from her broad shoulders.
- It's about being stuck in the sticks with a bust radio, a girl called Megan and some wolfy things in the woodshed.
- It's rare that an airline will go bust overnight, but it's still a good idea to know your options.
- The survey revealed firms in Scotland are nearly half as likely to go bust than their English counterparts.
- If the Government hadn't reversed some of the Bacon measures in the Budget, building firms would have gone bust by now.
- 2 (broken) (British English) → busted
Verbos con partícula
- 1verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object 1.1 (end)
(disrupt) (meeting)1.2 (wreck)
hacer polvo [colloquial]2verb + adverbto bust up with somebody 2.1 (separate)
romper con alguien2.2 (quarrel)
pelearse con alguien
tener una bronca con alguien [colloquial]
tener una bronca con alguien [colloquial]
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