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romper

Translation of romper in English:

verbo transitivo/transitive verb

verbo intransitivo/intransitive verb

  • 2 [novios] to break up, split up romper con algn [con un novio] to split o/or break up with sb [con un amigo] to fall out with sb romper con algo [con el pasado] to break with sth [con una tradición] to break away from sth, break with sth hay que romper con esas viejas creencias we have to break away from those old beliefs este verso rompe con la estructura general del poema this verse departs from the general structure of the poem de rompe y rasga, me lo dijo así, de rompe y rasga he told me like that, straight out [familiar/colloquial] no se puede decidir así de rompe y rasga you can't just decide like that on the spur of the moment mujeres de rompe y rasga strong-minded women

verbo pronominal/pronominal verb (romperse)

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