- 1.1 (explotar, reventar) [bomba] to explode; [neumático] to blow out, burst; [globo] to burst; [cristal] to shatter la policía hizo estallar el dispositivo police detonated the device el vestido le estallaba por las costuras her dress was literally bursting at the seams un día de estos voy a estallar one of these days I'm going to blow my top [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 [guerra/revuelta] to break out; [tormenta] to break; [escándalo/crisis] to break el conflicto estalló tras un incidente fronterizo the conflict blew up after a border incident 1.3 [persona]estallar
enalgo estalló en llanto she burst into tears, she burst out crying el público estalló en aplausos the audience burst into applause
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