- 1 1.1 [globo] to burst, pop [neumático] to blow out, burst [ampolla] to burst [tubería] to burst las olas reventaban contra el acantilado the waves were breaking against the cliff capullos a punto de reventar buds about to burst open 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] [prenda] to split
- 2 2.1 [persona] (uso hiperbólico) si sigue comiendo así va a reventar if he carries on eating like that, he'll burst! por mí ¡que reviente! as far as I'm concerned, he can go to hell! [colloquial/familiar] estaba que reventaba de rabia she was absolutely furious o livid, she was seething with rage reventaba de indignación she was bursting with indignation 2.2 [familiar/colloquial] (de ganas) anda, cuéntamelo, que si no, vas a reventar come on, then, I can see you're bursting o dying to tell me [colloquial/familiar] 2.3 (de ganas de orinar) no puedo aguantar más, estoy que reviento I can't hold on any longer, I'm bursting (to go) [colloquial/familiar] 2.4 [familiar/colloquial] (de cansancio) trabajaron hasta reventar they worked until they dropped [colloquial/familiar], they worked their butts off (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], , they slogged their guts out (BrE) [colloquial/familiar]
- 1.1 [globo/neumático] to burst 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (destrozar) reventó la puerta a patadas he kicked the door down le reventó la nariz de un puñetazo he punched him and broke o smashed his nose ¡o lo haces o te reviento! (AmS) do it or I'll wallop you o (BrE) I'll thump you [colloquial/familiar], if you don't do it, I'll knock you into the middle of next week! [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 [familiar/colloquial] (agotar) [caballo] to ride … into the ground 1.4 (hacer fracasar) [marcha/mitin] to break up [plan/reunión/fiesta] to wreck planean reventar el homenaje al escritor they are planning to disrupt the ceremony in honor of the writer hay muchos interesados en reventar las elecciones locales there are a lot of people who have an interest in wrecking the local elections 1.5 [familiar/colloquial] (irritar, molestar) to rile [colloquial/familiar], to make … mad [colloquial/familiar] me revienta su tonito paternal that patronizing tone of his really riles me o makes me mad o gets me [colloquial/familiar]
reventarse v pron
- 1 1.1 [globo, etc] 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (agotarse) to work one's butt off (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], , to slog one's guts out (BrE) [colloquial/familiar]
- 2 (refl) [grano] to squeeze [ampolla] to burst se reventó un dedo con el martillo [familiar/colloquial] he banged up (AmE) o (BrE) banged his finger with the hammer [colloquial/familiar] iban a 120 y se reventaron contra un árbol (AmS) [familiar/colloquial] they were doing 120 and they smashed straight into a tree
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Havana, Cuba has three daily newspapers. The best known is Granma(www.granma.cubaweb.cu), official newspaper of the Cuban Communist Party. Trabajadores is published by the Cuban trade union movement, and the more lively Juventud Rebelde is aimed at a younger readership.