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Translation of disparar in English:

verbo intransitivo

  • 3
    (Río de la Plata) (salir corriendo)
    to rush off
    to be off like a shot

verbo transitivo

also: dispararse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Durante la persecución los delincuentes dispararon contra los patrulleros de los uniformados.
  • Uno de los delincuentes disparó a Pachay y lo mató.
  • Salía de un banco cuando tres hombres le dispararon en la cabeza.

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