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American English: /rust/
British English: /ruːst/

intransitive verb

  • posarse
    (para pasar la noche)
    to come home to roosther 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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    In some parts of Spain, the name given to a weekly open-air flea market where all kinds of items are sold is a rastro. The name El Rastro as such refers to a very big market of this type held in Madrid at weekends.