Translation of blow up in Spanish:

blow up

  • 1verb + adverb/verbo + adverbio 1.1 (explode) [bomb] estallar, hacer* explosión; [bridge/car] saltar por los aires 1.2 (begin) [wind/storm] levantarse; [conflict] estallarto blow up into sth the breeze had blown up into a storm la brisa había dado paso a una tormenta the affair blew up into a major scandal el caso terminó en un gran escándalo 1.3 (become angry) [colloquial/familiar] [person] explotar [colloquial/familiar]
  • 2verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object/verbo + complemento + adverbio, verbo + adverbio + complemento 2.1 [mine/car] volar* 2.2 [tire/balloon] inflar, hinchar (Spain/España) 2.3 [colloquial/familiar] [incident/affair] exagerar, sacar* de quicio it's been blown up out of all proportion lo han sacado totalmente de quicio 2.4 [photo] ampliar*, hacer* una ampliación de 2.5 (reprimand) (British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar], regañar, retar (Southern Cone/Cono Sur)
See parent entry: blow

Definition of blow up in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day deteriorar
vt
los conflictos laborales han deteriorado nuestras relaciones = the labor disputes have damaged our relations …
Cultural fact of the day

Palacio de Oriente, also known as the Palacio Real, is the official residence of the Spanish Royal Family. The Royal Family now lives in the Palacio de la Zarzuela, on the outskirts of Madrid.