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whirlwind

Pronunciation: /ˈhwɜːrlwɪnd; ˈwɜːlwɪnd/

Translation of whirlwind in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • torbellino (masculine) she came in like a whirlwind entró como un torbellino or una tromba a whirlwind of meetings, parties and interviews un torbellino or una vorágine de reuniones, fiestas y entrevistas (before noun/delante del nombre) [tour] relámpago (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable) it was a whirlwind romance fue un idilio arrollador
    Example sentences
    • A lovestruck South African and a Rochdale bachelor have married after a whirlwind romance over the internet.
    • It was a whirlwind romance little approved of by her family.
    • The couple enjoyed a whirlwind romance after meeting each other in a Los Angeles hotel lobby in February.

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