verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb
- 1 1.1 (con un arma) to shoot, fire disparar al aire to fire o/or shoot into the air le disparó a las piernas she shot at his legs disparan a matar they shoot to kill le disparó por la espalda he shot him in the back disparar a quemarropa or a bocajarro to fire at point-blank range ¡no disparen! don't shoot! ¡alto o disparo! stop or I'll shoot! dispararon sobre los soldados enemigos they fired on the enemy troops disparar
contraalgn to shoot o/or fire atsb 1.2 [Foto] to take photographs/a photograph 1.3 [Deporte/Sport] to shoot
- 2 (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial], (pagar) to pay hoy disparo yo it's on me today [familiar/colloquial], I'm paying o/or buying today
verbo transitivo/transitive verb
- 1 1.1 [arma/flecha] to shoot, fire; [tiro/proyectil] to fire le dispararon un tiro en la nuca they shot him in the back of the head dispararán 21 cañonazos de saludo they will fire o/or there will be a 21-gun salute 1.2 [Foto] to take ¿cuántas fotos has disparado? how many photos o/or shots have you taken? 1.3 [Deporte/Sport] disparar un penalty to take a penalty disparó el balón contra la barrera he shot against the wall 1.4 [familiar/colloquial] [pregunta] to fire [familiar/colloquial]
verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (dispararse)
- 1 1.1 [arma] to go off 1.2 (reflexivo/reflexive) se disparó un tiro en la sien he shot himself in the head
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...
Did you know that the primary meaning of almuerzo is lunch? It is used only in this sense in most of Latin America. In Spain and Mexico, where comida is the usual word for lunch, almuerzo can also be a mid-morning snack.