Translation of interrupt in Spanish:

interrupt

Pronunciation: /ˌɪntəˈrʌpt/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 (by speaking) [discussion/person] interrumpir I'm sorry to interrupt you perdone que lo interrumpa but … , he interrupted —pero … —interrumpió
    More example sentences
    • There is a lot to tell you so please do not interrupt me until I am done.
    • She interrupted him speaking softly in a determined voice.
    • During meetings, a speaker is never interrupted until it is clear they have finished speaking.
    1.2 (stop) [communication/flow] interrumpir
    More example sentences
    • My sincere apologies for interrupting whatever lesson or activity you were engaged in.
    • Activities were interrupted by World War II, with the army taking over much of the museum facilities from 1943 to 1946.
    • The north Irish Sea region was never so firmly absorbed, partly because the outbreak of the Anglo-Scottish wars in the 1290s interrupted the process.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • interrumpir if you'll excuse my interrupting si me perdona la interrupción

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In Spain, a ración is a serving of food eaten in a bar or cafe, generally with a drink. Friends or relatives meet in a bar or cafe, order a number of raciones, and share them. Raciones tend to be larger and more elaborate than tapas. They may be: Spanish omelet, squid, octopus, cheese, ham, or chorizo, among others.