- 1.1 (spasm) convulsión (f) to have convulsions tener* convulsiones he went into convulsions le dio un ataque convulsivo their antics had us in convulsions [colloquial/familiar] nos desternillamos de risa con sus payasadas [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences1.2 (disturbance) convulsión (f)
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- Most children with febrile convulsions do not develop epilepsy.
- Many parents' dread of fevers has to do with the fear of fever convulsions or brain damage.
- The medicines are indicated for anxiety, insomnia, convulsions, and muscle relaxation.
- The country will go through numerous social and even political convulsions as it balances liberalization and a reform agenda with the need to maintain stability, peace and order.
- These scandals are all part of the general social convulsions and sea changes of modernism-postmodernism.
- Whoever would have thought that an item no bigger than an aspirin tablet would have caused such moral, social and even political convulsions?
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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.