propagarse como un reguero de pólvora translation | Spanish-English dictionary

propagarse como un reguero de pólvora exp.
to spread like wildfire
(MODISMOS)

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to spread like wildfire
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be a powder keg
(MODISMOS)
exp.
like new
(MODISMOS)
exp.
as bright as a new pin
(MODISMOS)
exp.
as a whole
exp.
like lightning
(MODISMOS)
exp.
like a shot
(MODISMOS)
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propagar

  
a       vt  
1    (=extender)  
  [+ideas]  
to spread, disseminate  
  [+rumor, enfermedad, fuego]  
spread
2      (Biol)   to propagate
b    propagarse             vpr  
1    [ideas, rumores, enfermedad, incendio]   to spread
2      (Biol)   to propagate
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
"propagarse como un reguero de": examples and translations in context
No se conoce ninguna variedad de banana que sea inmune y no existe un producto químico efectivo contra la misma, de forma que una vez que aparece puede propagarse como un reguero de pólvora. No banana varieties are known to be resistant to the disease and there is no chemical control effective against it, so once it appears it can spread like wildfire.
Corrió la voz como un reguero de pólvora. Needless to say, word of this spread like wildfire.
Los dos años pasan como un reguero de pólvora. The two years will go like wildfire.
Y estas cosas se expanden como un reguero de pólvora. And this stuff rippled like wildfire.
La gente ha empezado a llamarla la Fiebre de Fuego, ya que se propaga como un reguero de pólvora. People have started calling it the Fire Fever, because it spreads like wildfire.
Mi colega en Standing Rock, el Sr. McLaughlin, me informa de rumores sobre un mesías indio que se propagan como un reguero de pólvora. My colleague at Standing Rock, Mr. McLaughlin, informs me that rumors of an Indian messiah are spreading like wildfire.
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