- 1.1 (involving physical force) [person/behavior] violento he met a violent death tuvo una muerte violenta to get violent ponerse* violento 1.2 (strong, forceful) [storm/explosion/kick] violento, fuerte; [grief] intenso; [pain] violento, intenso; [contrast] fuerte he has a violent temper tiene muy mal genio she took a violent dislike to him le tomó una manía terribleMore example sentences
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- At one point, things threatened to turn violent, but police arrived and calmed the volatile situation down.
- He began to turn violent against my mum, smashing up the house and threatening her.
- Not because he might turn violent - he has never been violent towards me - but he often conceals things from me.
- Anger is an emotional state that varies in intensity, ranging from mild irritation to violent rage.
- But as their relationship developed, it became clear he had an alcohol problem which set off a violent temper.
- No other individual currently on our screens and in our tabloids can solicit such violent hatred from my otherwise amiable self.
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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.