Translation of sweep up in Spanish:

sweep up

  • 2v + o + adv, v + adv + o 2.1 (clear up) [dust/leaves] barrer y recoger* 2.2 (gather up) [belongings/bags] recoger* he swept her up in his arms la levantó en brazos she wears her hair swept up in a bun lleva el pelo recogido en un moño
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Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.