Translation of roost in Spanish:

roost

Pronunciation: /ruːst/

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • posarse ([ para pasar la noche ]) to come home to roost her extravagance is really coming home to roost ahora sí que está pagando las consecuencias de su despilfarro they've neglected the problem for years and now the chickens are coming home to roost llevan años sin ocuparse del problema y ahora están pagando las consecuencias

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