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Pronunciation: /ˈbɜːrstɪŋ; ˈbɜːstɪŋ/

Translation of bursting in Spanish:


(predicative, no comparative/predicativo, sin comparativo)
  • 1.1 (overflowing) to be bursting (with sth) estar* repleto (de algo) the granaries are bursting los graneros están repletos the city is bursting with tourists la ciudad está llena or abarrotada de turistas he was bursting with health/energy rebosaba (de) salud/energía I'm bursting [colloquial/familiar] (have eaten too much) estoy que reviento [colloquial/familiar] (need to go to the toilet) (British English/inglés británico) me estoy haciendo [colloquial/familiar], no me puedo aguantar más 1.2 (anxious, impatient) [colloquial/familiar]to be bursting to + infinitive/infinitivo she was bursting to interrupt se moría de ganas de interrumpir, se moría por interrumpir go on, I know you're bursting to tell me vamos, sé que te mueres por decírmelo

noun/nombre ( also bursting point)

  • to be filled o full to bursting with sth estar* (lleno) hasta los topes or hasta el tope de algo

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