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blow up

Translation of blow up in Spanish:

  • 1verb + adverb 1.1 (explode)
    (bomb)
    estallar
    hacer explosión
    (bridge/car)
    saltar por los aires
    1.2 (begin)
    (wind/storm)
    levantarse
    (conflict)
    estallar
    to blow up into somethingthe 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]
    (person)
    explotar [colloquial]
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