There are 2 translations of run up in Spanish:

run up

  • 1v + adv + o 1.1 (build up) [account/total/debts] ir* acumulando she'd run up quite a bill in the restaurant debía bastante dinero en el restaurante 1.2 (hoist) [flag] izar*
  • 2v + o + adv, v + adv + o (put together) [dress] hacer* (rápidamente)
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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.

There are 2 translations of run up in Spanish:

run-up

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌnʌp/

n

  • 1.1 (preparatory period) run-up to sth período (m) previo a algo during the run-up to the election/opening en el período previo a las elecciones/la inauguración
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    • Cottage Garden Herbs, Ballyconnell Lodge, is offering two creative courses in the run-up to the holiday period, he writes.
    • With the seven others, he had worked night and day in the run-up to the event to ensure that nothing off the park was allowed to detract from what turned out to be a dazzling display of football.
    • But they were kept guessing by the weather until the day itself, with heavy rain falling during the days in the run-up to the event.
    1.2 [Sport] carrera (f), carrerilla (f) (Esp) (antes de saltar, lanzar la jabalina etc)
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    • She will be watching her rivals to such an extent that she could be the person who starts the crowd clapping when one of them is about to take a run-up for a high or long jump.
    • These are days when there is more rhythm and flow to his bowling, his run-up and action blending better.
    • A former West Indies player taught me my run-up back in 1999, at Kensington Cricket Club.

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Word of the day aglomeración
f
se produjo una aglomeración en torno a la estrella = a crowd gathered around the star …
Cultural fact of the day

La movida madrileña is an expression referring to the Madrid social and cultural scene of the late 1970s and early 1980s, and the people involved in it. It was a youth phenomenon based around night spots in the city, such as the now defunct club Rock-Ola. One of the leading lights of the movida was the movie director Pedro Almodóvar.