transitive verb/verbo transitivo (-bb-)
- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], fallar; [chance] echar a perder I flubbed the exam la pifié en el examen [colloquial/familiar], troné el examen (Mexico/México)More example sentences
- After flubbing her lines, Haines said: ‘I could be a lesbian, folk-dancing, black woman stutterer in a wheelchair with a gimping rubber leg.’
- On the other hand, it is partly because he is the only one who could make it through the run without flubbing a line.
- I took a deep breath, flubbed my first line as I walked across the kitchen set, and then took my place in the chair where I did my ‘Oh, George you are my hero for loving your country this much’ speech.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo (-bb-)
- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], meter la pata [colloquial/familiar], embarrarla (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar]
- (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], metedura (feminine) or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) metida (feminine) de pata [colloquial/familiar], embarrada (feminine) (South America/América del Sur) [colloquial/familiar]
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Mexico's muralist movement flourished between the two World Wars during a time of nationalist fervor. It was led by Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco, and David Alfaro Siqueiros. Their work reflected revolutionary themes and working-class struggle. They decorated many public buildings.