chaparrón translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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chaparrón

  
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1      (Meteo)   downpour, cloudburst  
MODISMOS aguantar el chaparrón      to face the music *     
2    [+de insultos]   barrage  
[+de cartas]  
flood
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
cayó un chaparrón exp.
there was a heavy shower

Entry related to:caer

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to weather the storm
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to face the music
(MODISMOS)
***
'chaparrón' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
la chaparrón
exp.
caerá algún que otro chaparrón más tarde
"chaparrón": examples and translations in context
Ella llora un poco y cae un chaparrón. She cries a little... and there you have your shower.
Esto es como estar bajo un chaparrón subterráneo. I feel as if I'm in an underground rain shower.
Queremos un chaparrón, no un calabobos. We want a downpour, not a drizzle!
Sí, un chaparrón decente y todo esto será papier-maché. Oh, one decent downpour and all this will be papier-mache.
- Por suerte, cayó un chaparrón. - Fortunately, a storm came up.
Una tormenta. En la marina se dice "chaparrón", ignorante A squall is a nautical term for a storm, you ignoramus
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