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petardo

  
      sm  
1    (=cohete)   banger, firecracker  
(=explosivo)  
small explosive device,   (Mil)   petard
2    *   (=lo que aburre)   bore, drag  
ser un petardo      to be dead boring *     
3    **   (=mujer fea)   hag **  , old hag **  
4    **   (=droga)   joint **  
5    *   (=estafa)   fraud, swindle  
pegar un petardo      pull a fast one  
  ( a      on)  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

petardazo, petar, petacudo, peta

ser un petardo exp.
to be dead boring

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"petardo": examples and translations in context
Y sale naturalmente, como un petardo explosivo. And it just comes out naturally like a firecracker exploding.
En su actual situación, no se atrevería siquiera a encender un petardo. In its current situation, it would not even dare to set off a firecracker.
Es posible que fuera un petardo. It might have been a backfire.
No creo que eso haya sido un petardo. I don't think that was a backfire.
Es como el ruido de un petardo. It's like the petard noise just now.
No sabes cómo lanzar un petardo. You don't know how to throw a petard.
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