- 2 2.1 [pistola] (extraer las balas) to unload; (disparar) to fire, discharge [formal] la pistola está descargada the pistol is not loaded descargó la pistola contra el ladrón he fired the gun at the thief 2.2 [tiro] to fire; [golpe] to deal, land le descargó seis tiros he shot at her six times, he fired six shots at her
- 3 3.1 [ira/agresividad] to vent; [preocupaciones/tensiones] to relieve un excelente ejercicio para descargar las tensiones an excellent exercise for relieving tension el judo es una forma de descargar la agresividad judo is a way of getting rid of aggression o [colloquial/familiar] letting off steam descargó toda su furia en or contra or sobre mí he vented all his anger on me, he took all his anger out on me, he unleashed all his anger against me 3.2 (Ven) [familiar/colloquial] [persona] me lo voy a descargar I'm going to give him a piece of my mind o (AmE) give him a tongue lashing [colloquial/familiar] no eres quien para que me descargues who do you think you are, sounding off o (AmE) mouthing off to me like that? [colloquial/familiar]
- 4descargar a algn
dealgo [de una responsabilidad] to clear sb ofsth [de una obligación] to relieve sb ofsth lo descargaron de toda culpa he was cleared of all blame
- 5 [Inf] to download descargar una aplicación al or en el computador (AmL) or (Esp) ordenador personal to download an application to the personal computer
descargarse v pron
- 2 [tormenta] to break; [lluvias] to come down, fall se descargó una tormenta sobre la ciudad a storm broke over o hit the city
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
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.