- 1.1 (stand on end) [bench/chest] poner* vertical, parar (AmL) 1.2 (knock down) [colloquial/familiar] tumbarMore example sentences
- I upended the pumpkin and cut the bottom out of it, then put it outside on our backdeck, over the decklight, sparing us the need to use a candle or a flashlight to light him up.
- This completely upends conventional wisdom about the war, and requires a certain amount of historical amnesia.
- His ocean survival unit holds 12 people and has a curved underwater fibreglass section that should stop high waves and wind upending the craft, unlike traditional flat-bottomed inflatables.
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and 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.