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binge

Pronunciation: /bɪndʒ/

Translation of binge in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] to go on a binge irse* de juerga or parranda or farra [colloquial/familiar] they had a real binge to celebrate his promotion celebraron su ascenso con una borrachera she dieted for two weeks and then had a huge binge estuvo dos semanas a régimen y después se dio tremenda comilona [colloquial/familiar] he went on a shopping binge se fue a despilfarrar dinero a las tiendas the festival is the city's cultural binge el festival es la orgía cultural de la ciudad
    Example sentences
    • They can't do the student thing either - no all night drinking binges, no booze runs to France on the ferry, no freedom.
    • We hypothesise that alcohol, particularly when drunk in binges, acts as a catalyst on acute ischaemic heart diseases, possibly by being synergetic to other triggering factors.
    • Frey predicts that butterfly watchers in the rest of the country may be able to see more monarch drinking binges in hot spells and during mating periods.

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • [colloquial/familiar] darse* una comilona [colloquial/familiar] to binge on sth atiborrarse or hartarse de algo

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