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desinflar

Translation of desinflar in English:

verbo transitivo

also: desinflarse verbo pronominal

  • 2 [familiar] (persona) se desinfló a la primera pregunta
    the first question knocked the stuffing out of him
    [familiar]
    se fueron desinflando al ver que no marcaban ni un punto
    they became more and more discouraged o disheartened as they failed to score a single point
    empezaron bien pero luego se desinflaron
    they started out very well but then they ran out of steam

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