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desahogar

Translation of desahogar in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (desahogarse)

  • me desahogué llorando I cried and after that I felt much better salí a correr para desahogarme I went for a run to let off steam o/or [familiar/colloquial] to get it out of my system se desahogó dándole patadas a la rueda he vented his anger ( o/or frustration etc) by kicking the wheeldesahogarse con algn no tenía con quien desahogarme there was no-one I could talk to to get it off my chest se desahogó conmigo she poured her heart out to me

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