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firework

Pronunciation: /ˈfaɪrwɜːrk; ˈfaɪəwɜːk/

Translation of firework in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1 dispositivo (masculine) pirotécnico [formal] he threw a firework at me me tiró un buscapié ( or cohete etc) fireworks fuegos (masculine plural) artificiales or de artificio to watch the fireworks mirar los fuegos artificiales or de artificio (before noun/delante del nombre) firework(s) display fuegos (masculine plural) artificiales or de artificio
  • 2
    (fireworks plural)
    2.1 (noisy scene) trifulca (feminine) [colloquial/familiar] there will be fireworks if her husband comes home drunk se va a armar la gorda si el marido vuelve borracho [colloquial/familiar] 2.2 (virtuosity) virtuosismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • So what kind of emotional fireworks can we expect from her?
    • We can also expect fireworks from such a temperamental lot, most notably the manager.
    • Edwina, who lives with her husband and kids in Toronto, says there are always fireworks when show business and family life collide.

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