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Translation of desbordar in English:

verbo transitivo

  • 1 (salirse de) el río desbordó su cauce
    the river flooded o overflowed
    the river overflowed o burst its banks
    la fruta está desbordando el cesto
    the basket is brimming over with o overflowing with fruit
    la ropa casi desborda la maleta
    the suitcase is bursting with clothes
  • 5 (alegría/entusiasmo)su cara desbordaba alegría desbordaba entusiasmo
    she exuded o she was brimming with enthusiasm

also: desbordarse verbo pronominal

  • 3
    to get out of hand o out of control
    se desbordaron los ánimos
    tempers flared o boiled over
    things got out of hand
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