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Translation of reventar in English:

verbo intransitivo

  • 2 2.1 (persona) (uso hiperbólico) See examples: si sigue comiendo así va a reventar
    if he carries on eating like that, he'll burst!
    por mí ¡que reviente!
    as far as I'm concerned, he can go to hell!
    estaba que reventaba de rabia
    she was absolutely furious o livid
    she was seething with rage
    reventaba de indignación
    she was bursting with indignation
    2.2 [familiar] (de ganas) See examples: anda, cuéntamelo, que si no, vas a reventar 2.3 (de ganas de orinar) See examples: no puedo aguantar más, estoy que reviento
    I can't hold on any longer, I'm bursting (to go)
    2.4 [familiar] (de cansancio) See examples: trabajaron hasta reventar
    they worked until they dropped
    they worked their butts off
    (inglés norteamericano) [familiar]
    they slogged their guts out
    (inglés británico) [familiar]

verbo transitivo

also: reventarse verbo pronominal

Example sentences
  • Las venas superficiales de las piernas estaban llenas a reventar.
  • Ante tal situación el esposo de Gineth casi revienta de coraje.
  • Por ejemplo, de niño encendí un cohete en mi mano y este reventó antes de poder lanzarlo.

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