disparar translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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a       vt  
1      [+arma de fuego, proyectil, tiro]   to fire  
to shoot  
to pull  
le dispararon tres balazos      they fired three shots at him  
2      (Dep)  
  [+penalti, falta]  
to take
3      (Fot)  
para disparar la cámara, aprieta el botón      to take a photograph, press the button  
los paparazzi dispararon sus cámaras al verla salir      the paparazzi clicked their cameras when they saw her come out  
dispara el flash, que está oscuro      use the flash, it's dark  
"prohibido disparar el flash"      no flash photography  
4      [+consumo, precio]  
la subida del petróleo ha disparado la inflación      the rise in oil prices has caused inflation to shoot up  
5    (=hacer saltar)  
to trigger, set off  
  [+proceso, reacción]  
to spark, spark off
b       vi  
1      (con un arma)    to shoot, fire  
¡quieto o disparo!      stop or I'll shoot o fire!  
los cazadores dispararon al ciervo      the hunters shot o fired at the deer  
le dispararon a la cabeza      they shot o fired at his head  
la policía disparó contra los manifestantes      the police fired on o shot at the demonstrators  
¡no dispares!      don't shoot!  
el asesino disparó a matar      the murderer shot to kill  
¡disparad!      fire!  
apuntó al blanco y disparó      he aimed at the target and fired  
2      (Dep)   to shoot  
el delantero disparó a puerta      the forward shot at o for goal  
3      (Fot)   to shoot  
¡enfoca y dispara!      focus the camera and shoot  
4      (Méx)  
*   (=gastar mucho)   to spend lavishly
5        disparatar  
c    dispararse      vpr  
1    [arma de fuego]   to go off, fire
2    [alarma]   to go off
3    [consumo, precios, inflación]   to shoot up, rocket
4    [pánico, violencia]   to take hold
5      (al hablar)    to get carried away *  
6      (LAm)   (=marcharse)   to rush off, shoot off *  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
disparar una bala exp.
to fire a bullet

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
shoot at close range
to shoot point-blank
no flash photography
to take a photograph, press the button
they refused to shoot their fellow workers
with their cameras at the ready
'disparar' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
[Sport] Ftbl
no disparar
disparar sobre algn
disparar contra algn
disparar a matar
disparar un fusil
disparar sin apuntar
disparar a algo/algn
disparar sin previo aviso
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"disparar": examples and translations in context
Sabes, solía disparar cuando era niño. You know, I did used to shoot when I was a kid.
Soñaba con aprender a disparar y rescatarte. I kept dreaming I'd learn to shoot and rescue you.
Alguien ordenó al "Illinois" disparar. Now someone ordered the "Illinois" to fire.
Es difícil disparar su propia hermana. It's tough to fire your own sister.
Pero en vez de disparar objetos dispararemos ondas de radiación electromagnética. But instead of shooting objects, we'll shoot waves of electromagnetic radiation.
Podrás ver bien y disparar protegido. You will have absolutely clear, protected shooting.
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