- 1 1.1 (derribar) to knock down lo tumbó al suelo de un golpe he punched him to the floor, he hit him and knocked him to the floor tumbó la puerta de una patada he kicked the door down un olor a sudor que te tumbaba a smell of sweat that was enough to knock you backward(s) deben unirse para tumbar al gobierno they must unite to bring down the government 1.2 (Col) [árbol] to fell, cut down; [muro/casa] to demolish, knock down
- 2 (Esp) [argot/slang], (en un examen) to fail, flunk (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] lo tumbaron en francés they failed o flunked him in French, he failed o flunked French
tumbarse v pron
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...
In the River Plate region of Latin America the word copetín can mean an aperitif or light snack, or a social occasion at which these are consumed, generally before the evening meal.