There are 2 translations of murder in Spanish:

murder1

Pronunciation: /ˈmɜːrdər; ˈmɜːdə(r)/

n

  • 1 u c (killing) asesinato (m); [Law] homicidio (m) to commit murder cometer un asesinato or un crimen the murder of a policeman el asesinato de un policía to get away with murder she lets them get away with murder les permite cualquier cosa, los deja hacer lo que les da la gana [familiar/colloquial] to scream bloody o (esp BrE) blue murder poner* el grito en el cielo (before n) murder case caso (m) de asesinato or homicidio murder charge acusación (f) de asesinato or homicidio murder squad (BrE) brigada (f) de homicidios murder trial juicio (m) por asesinato murder victim víctima (f) de asesinato or homicidio the murder weapon el arma homicida or del crimen
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    • What if all the cities in the US were wracked by a crime wave, with thousands of murders, kidnappings, burglaries, and carjackings in every major city every year?
    • I got so tired of watching the news because of all the kidnappings and rapes and murders and theft that filled that channel and I wanted to help put an end to it.
    • An epidemic of criminal activities, murders, revenge killings and gang turf battles has resulted.
  • 2 u (something unpleasant) to be murder [colloquial/familiar] ser* la muerte [familiar/colloquial] the traffic was murder el tráfico era la muerte [familiar/colloquial], había un tráfico terrible it was murder in town with so many tourists la ciudad estaba imposible con tanto turista [familiar/colloquial]

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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.

There are 2 translations of murder in Spanish:

murder2

vt

  • 1.1 (kill) asesinar, matar if I catch that kid I'll murder him! ¡como agarre a ese chico, lo mato!
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    • Judy thought about if someone had murdered the person who killed her family.
    • But to this day they too will never know why a seemingly loving husband murdered his wife before killing himself.
    • Within weeks, around 500,000 people were brutally murdered or killed in action, mostly by the Hutu army.
    1.2 (ruin) [music/play] destrozar*, masacrar [humorístico/humorous] 1.3 (devour) [colloquial/familiar] I could really murder a beer ¡qué no daría por una cerveza!, ¡con qué gusto me tomaría una cerveza!
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    • You might decide to keep an extra righthanded bat to come off the bench and face him in the ninth because he murders lefties who pinch hit against him.
    • England are getting murdered at the moment… absolutely slaughtered.
    • We had an amazing year, we absolutely murdered everybody and won the league at a canter.
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    • But Portofino still lacked its very own song: one that could be murdered nightly in those dolce vita bars and restaurants.
    • They'd have been better off giving it to the cook not to murder the cuisines of countries that have already suffered so much.
    • The great outdoors murders a fine wine's bouquet and strong-tasting barbecue fare ruins the restrained, delicate flavours of expensive bottles.
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    • I mean you wouldn't say, God I'm famished, I could murder a fruit juice.
    • Sometimes I could murder a slab of chocolate but I don't.
    • I am a cakey kind of person - squishy and sweet and sort of sickly after too much - and I could murder a brownie right about now…

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offside …
Cultural fact of the day

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.