There are 3 translations of bust in Spanish:

bust1

Pronunciation: /bʌst/

vt (past & past p busted or (BrE also) , bust)

  • 1.1 (break) [colloquial/familiar] [window/machine] romper* the door was locked, so we busted it open como la puerta estaba cerrada con llave, la abrimos a golpes 1.2
    (past & past p busted)
    (raid) [slang/argot] [person] agarrar [familiar/colloquial], trincar* (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]; [premises] hacer* una redada en
    1.3
    (past & past p busted)
    (bankrupt) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], dejar sin un centavo or (Esp tb) sin blanca or (Méx tb) sin un quinto
    1.4
    (past & past p busted)
    (punch) (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], darle* un puñetazo a
    1.5
    (past & past p busted)

    bust (down)

    (demote) (AmE) [slang/argot], degradar

vi (past & past p busted or (BrE also) , bust)

Phrasal verbs

bust up

[colloquial/familiar]
v + o + adv, v + adv + o 1.1 (end) [relationship] romper*; (disrupt) [meeting] jorobar [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 (wreck) hacer* polvo [familiar/colloquial], destrozar* 1.1v + adv to bust up with sb 2.1 (separate) romper* con algn 2.2 (quarrel) pelearse con algn, tener* una bronca con algn [familiar/colloquial]

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There are 3 translations of bust in Spanish:

bust2

n

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).

There are 3 translations of bust in Spanish:

bust3

adj

  • 1 1.1 (bankrupt) [colloquial/familiar] to go bust quebrar*, ir(se)* a la bancarrota, fundirse (Per, RPl) [familiar/colloquial] 1.2 [Games] (pred) anything higher than a six and I'm bust si me toca una carta más alta que seis me paso or me voy it's a gold medal or bust o la medalla de oro o nada

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In Santiago, Chile, there are almost a dozen newspapers. The most important dailies are El Mercurio (www.elmercurio.cl), founded in 1900, La Nación, and La Tercera (www.tercera.cl).