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showdown

Pronunciation: /ˈʃəʊdaʊn/

Translation of showdown in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • enfrentamiento (masculine), confrontación (feminine) to have a showdown with sb enfrentarse con algn, tener* una agarrada or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) un agarrón con algn [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • Even the final showdown with the Green Goblin is premised as an ethical problem.
    • The family had to take part in four games and a final showdown with the Herdman family from Powys.
    • David Beckham is already dreaming of a World Cup final showdown with his Old Trafford pal Juan Sebastian Veron.

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