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reventón

Translation of reventón in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 4 4.1 (cuesta)
    steep slope o incline
    4.2 [familiar] (trabajo) See examples: vaya reventón que nos dimos or pegamos
    we really worked our butts off (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) slogged our guts out [familiar]
Example sentences
  • A la altura del kilómetro 80 la lujosa camioneta BMW V6 sufrió el reventón de una llanta.
  • La entrada general cuesta 15 soles, precio que no se compara con el tremendo reventón que te espera toda la noche.
  • Algo así como el reventón de un pozo petrolero.

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