There are 3 translations of bust in Spanish:

bust1

Pronunciation: /bʌst/

vt (past & past p busted or (BrE also) , bust)

  • 1.1 (break) [colloquial/familiar] [window/machine] romper* the door was locked, so we busted it open como la puerta estaba cerrada con llave, la abrimos a golpes 1.2
    (past & past p busted)
    (raid) [slang/argot] [person] agarrar [familiar/colloquial], trincar* (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]; [premises] hacer* una redada en
    1.3
    (past & past p busted)
    (bankrupt) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], dejar sin un centavo or (Esp tb) sin blanca or (Méx tb) sin un quinto
    1.4
    (past & past p busted)
    (punch) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], darle* un puñetazo a
    1.5
    (past & past p busted)

    bust (down)

    (demote) (AmE) [slang/argot], degradar

vi (past & past p busted or (BrE also) , bust)

Phrasal verbs

bust up

[colloquial/familiar]
v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (end) [relationship] romper*; (disrupt) [meeting] jorobar [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (wreck) hacer* polvo [familiar/colloquial], destrozar* 1.1v + adv to bust up with sb 2.1 (separate) romper* con algn 2.2 (quarrel) pelearse con algn, tener* una bronca con algn [familiar/colloquial]

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Word of the day anteojeras
fpl
blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of bust in Spanish:

bust2

n

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Word of the day anteojeras
fpl
blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 3 translations of bust in Spanish:

bust3

adj

  • 1 1.1 (bankrupt) [colloquial/familiar] to go bust quebrar*, ir(se)* a la bancarrota, fundirse (Per, RPl) [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 [Games] (pred) anything higher than a six and I'm bust si me toca una carta más alta que seis me paso or me voy it's a gold medal or bust o la medalla de oro o nada

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Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.