- 1 1.1 (fly) [bird] volar* alto; [glider] planear 1.2 (rise) [bird/kite] elevarse, remontarse, remontar el vuelo; [prices/costs] dispararse; [hopes] aumentar, renacer*; [popularity] aumentar their spirits soared se les levantó el ánimoMore example sentences
More example sentences1.3 (tower) [skyscraper/mountain] alzarse*, elevarse, erguirse* [literario/literary] the building soars above downtown Chicago el edificio se alza or se eleva or [literario/literary] se yergue sobre el centro de Chicago
- The Greek fans oohed as it soared through the air, then roared when it was caught.
- In the distance, beyond a shallow bend, a football soared into the air.
- She hoped that his heart soared into the starry sky beside hers.
- Opium production has soared to record levels, and farmers continue to be reluctant to plant crops that pay buttons by comparison.
- I scrabbled around in my bag, my panic levels soaring.
- Prices have nearly doubled in the past year, soaring to their highest levels since 1988.
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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.