- 1 1.1 [árboles/cebollas] to plant; [semillas] to sow 1.2 [postes] to put in; [tienda] to pitch, put up
- 2 [familiar/colloquial] 2.1 (abandonar) [novio] to ditch [colloquial/familiar], to dump [colloquial/familiar]; [estudios] to give up, to quit (AmE) to chuck in (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] planté la carrera en segundo curso I quit o dropped out of college in the second year [colloquial/familiar] a la una lo planta todo y se larga at one o'clock he drops everything and leaves 2.2 (no acudir a una cita) su novio la plantó el día de la boda her fiancé stood her up o jilted her on their wedding day los invité a cenar a mi casa y me plantaron I invited them to dinner but they didn't turn o show up
- 3 [familiar/colloquial] 3.1 (poner) lo planté en la calle I threw o [colloquial/familiar] chucked him out fue y plantó su silla delante del televisor she went and plonked o stuck her chair right in front of the television [colloquial/familiar] plantó su maleta en mi habitación she dumped her suitcase in my room 3.2 [beso] to plant le plantó una bofetada she slapped his face
plantarse v pron
- 1 [familiar/colloquial] (quedarse, pararse) to plant oneself [colloquial/familiar] se plantó delante de la puerta he planted himself in front of the door [colloquial/familiar] el caballo se plantó delante del obstáculo the horse stopped dead in front of the fence se plantó en su actitud he dug his heels in [colloquial/familiar]
- 2 [familiar/colloquial] (llegar, presentarse) me planto ahí en media hora I'll be there in half an hour se plantó aquí con tres amigas she turned o showed up here with three friends
- 3 3.1 [Jueg] (en cartas) to stick; (en una apuesta) to stick 3.2 (Andes) [familiar/colloquial], (en un vicio) to give up [colloquial/familiar], to give up smoking ( o drinking etc)
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...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.