There are 2 translations of spill in Spanish:

spill1

Pronunciation: /spɪl/

vt (past & past p spilled or , spilt)

  • [liquid] derramar, verter*; (knock over) volcar* she carried the tea upstairs without spilling a drop subió el té sin derramar or verter una gota don't spill tea over the tablecloth no manches el mantel de té, no derrames té sobre el mantel to spill blood [literario/literary] derramar sangre [literario/literary]

vi (past & past p spilled or , spilt)

  • [liquid] derramarse the coins spilled onto the floor las monedas cayeron al suelo people spilled (out) into the streets la gente se volcó or se echó a las calles
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    • Shara's hand shook as she picked up a cup of coffee, spilling the now-cold liquid on the article she had just concluded.
    • First she spilt the oil, then she broke a container, and finally, she spurted food coloring all over our bags.
    • I place the mugs on a small wooden tray and carry it out to the divan, trying not to spill the hot liquid.
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    • She held his gaze until the tears spilled over onto her cheeks.
    • Sophie sustained first, second and third degree burns when a bowl of boiling water spilled over her torso and legs.
    • A choked sob caught in her throat, and she brought a hand up to her mouth as her eyes filled with tears that spilled over onto her reddened cheeks.

Phrasal verbs

spill over

v + adv
[container] desbordarse; [liquid] rebosar, derramarse; [fighting/conflict] extenderse* wicker baskets spilling over with ivy cestas de mimbre rebosantes de hiedra the guests spilled over onto the terrace algunos de los invitados pasaron a ocupar la terraza this dispute could spill over into other sectors of industry este conflicto podría extenderse a otros sectores de la industria frustration on both sides spilled over into scenes of violence la frustración por ambas partes produjo estallidos de violencia

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.

There are 2 translations of spill in Spanish:

spill2

n

  • 2 (for lighting fires — of wood) astilla (f); (— of paper) papel (m) enrollado
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    • In front of us stood a low oaken table on which there was more mead and wine, and, appropriately for the room, a collection of long clay pipes, loose tobacco and spills.
  • 3spillage

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Word of the day mandado
adj
es muy mandado = he's a real opportunist …
Cultural fact of the day

The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.