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
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exp.
to face the music
(MODISMOS)
exp.
there was a heavy shower
exp.
to weather the storm
(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
Es sólo un chaparrón así que escampará. Just a shower, so it'll stop.
Imaginate que regalo me dio dios, es para alabarle a el. yo salve a Reba del chaparrón. Figure whatever gift god's given me, it's to praise him. I save reba for the shower.
Hace unos días me agarro un chaparrón y cogí un resfriado. A few days ago I got caught in the rain, got a bad cold.
"Va a caer un buen chaparrón" significa que va a pasar algo. "Hard rain's gonna fall" means something's going to happen.
Sí, un chaparrón decente y todo esto será papier-maché. Oh, one decent downpour and all this will be papier-mache.
Queremos un chaparrón, no un calabobos. We want a downpour, not a drizzle!
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