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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.
Una versión en miniatura de un petardo de artillería. A miniature version of an artillery petard.
No debiste haber llevado ese petardo si no querías ser elevado por él. Shouldn't have worn that petard if you didn't want to be hoisted by it.
Un loco lanzó un petardo a nuestra oficina el mes pasado. One loon threw a cherry bomb into our office la month.
Una explosión tan potente, hará que una supernova parezca un petardo en comparación. An explosion so powerful, it'll make a supernova seem like a firecracker by comparison.
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