verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1.1 [planes] to spoil, ruin, mess up [familiar/colloquial]; [sistema] to disrupt los temporales han desbaratado la red de comunicaciones the storms have disrupted the communications network los cambios desbarataron totalmente la organización de la oficina the changes completely disrupted the organization of the office, the office was thrown into chaos o/or confusion by the changes el defensa desbarató la jugada the defender broke up the move 1.2 (México/Mexico) [papeles] to jumble (up), muddle (up), mess up; [mecanismo] to ruin, destroy
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (desbaratarse)
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...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.