Translation of descargar in English:
- 2 2.1 (pistola)(extraer las balas)la pistola está descargadadescargó la pistola contra el ladrónthe pistol is not loaded2.2he fired the gun at the thief(tiro)le descargó seis tiroshe shot at her six timeshe fired six shots at her
- 3 3.1(ira/agresividad)(preocupaciones/tensiones)un excelente ejercicio para descargar las tensionesel judo es una forma de descargar la agresividadan excellent exercise for relieving tensiondescargó toda su furia en or contra or sobre míjudo is a way of getting rid of aggression o [familiar] letting off steam3.2 (Venezuela) [familiar] (persona) me lo voy a descargarhe vented all his anger on mehe took all his anger out on mehe unleashed all his anger against meno eres quien para que me descarguesI'm going to give him a piece of my mind o (inglés norteamericano) give him a tongue lashing[familiar]who do you think you are, sounding off o (inglés norteamericano) mouthing off to me like that?[familiar]
- 4descargar a alguien
dealgo(una responsabilidad)to clear somebody ofsomething(una obligación)lo descargaron de toda culpato relieve somebody ofsomethinghe was cleared of all blame
also: descargarse verbo pronominal
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