dispararse


dispararse
dispararse
verbo pronominal
1 (arma) to go off, fire; (despertador) to go off
2 figurado (correr) to dash off, rush off
3 figurado (precios) to shoot up
4 figurado (saltar fuera de razón) to blow up, explode
estaba tan enfadado que se disparó en cuanto le dirigieron la palabra he was so angry that he simply blew up when they spoke to him
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to rocket
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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 *
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= astronomically, soar, astronomical, go + ballistic, spiral, skyrocket, be on the rampant, rise + sharply, go into + overdrive, spike, run + rampant, grow + rampant.
Ex. The costs of any labor-intensive activity -- and maintenance of a card catalog is certainly labor-intensive -- are rising astronomically.
Ex. With manuscript prices soaring on the open market, the government has introduced tax incentives to encourage donations.
Ex. Much grumbling is currently heard among librarians about how they simply can no longer afford such and such indexing and abstracting services because the price is astronomical = Actualmente se oyen muchas quejas entre los bibliotecarios de cómo ya no pueden seguir permitiéndose tal o cual base de datos bibliográfica debido a que su precio es astronómico.
Ex. Reducing demand and converting to alternative sources of energy are necessary steps toward accepting the reality of a natural increase in the price of petroleum, which is likely to go ballistic in the next ten years.
Ex. Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
Ex. The amount and value of information has skyrocketed.
Ex. Due to the ever increasing use of email, viruses are on the rampant.
Ex. The number of Japanese people killing themselves in suicide pacts made over the internet rose sharply last year.
Ex. If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
Ex. Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
Ex. While inflation was running rampant during the Trudeau years, that was the pattern in most countries in the world including the USA.
Ex. You must have heard about identity theft -- it has grown rampant and you need to protect yourself from this identity crime.
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* costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
* dispararse de = shoot out of.
* dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
* precio + dispararse = price + spiral out of control, price + go through the roof, price + soar through the roof.
* precios + dispararse = prices + spiral.
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= astronomically, soar, astronomical, go + ballistic, spiral, skyrocket, be on the rampant, rise + sharply, go into + overdrive, spike, run + rampant, grow + rampant.

Ex: The costs of any labor-intensive activity -- and maintenance of a card catalog is certainly labor-intensive -- are rising astronomically.

Ex: With manuscript prices soaring on the open market, the government has introduced tax incentives to encourage donations.
Ex: Much grumbling is currently heard among librarians about how they simply can no longer afford such and such indexing and abstracting services because the price is astronomical = Actualmente se oyen muchas quejas entre los bibliotecarios de cómo ya no pueden seguir permitiéndose tal o cual base de datos bibliográfica debido a que su precio es astronómico.
Ex: Reducing demand and converting to alternative sources of energy are necessary steps toward accepting the reality of a natural increase in the price of petroleum, which is likely to go ballistic in the next ten years.
Ex: Hospital admissions doubled, out patient services quintupled, dental services quadrupled, and hospital births spiraled.
Ex: The amount and value of information has skyrocketed.
Ex: Due to the ever increasing use of email, viruses are on the rampant.
Ex: The number of Japanese people killing themselves in suicide pacts made over the internet rose sharply last year.
Ex: If you repeatedly deadhead - trim off the spent flowers - the plant goes into overdrive.
Ex: Baby boomers are desperately trying to hold onto their salad days -- plastic surgery, vitamins and drugs like Viagra have spiked in public demand.
Ex: While inflation was running rampant during the Trudeau years, that was the pattern in most countries in the world including the USA.
Ex: You must have heard about identity theft -- it has grown rampant and you need to protect yourself from this identity crime.
* costes + dispararse = costs + spiral.
* dispararse de = shoot out of.
* dispararse fuera de control = spiral + out of control.
* precio + dispararse = price + spiral out of control, price + go through the roof, price + soar through the roof.
* precios + dispararse = prices + spiral.

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■dispararse verbo reflexivo
1 (una pistola) to go off, fire
2 (los precios) to rocket
'dispararse' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
disparar
English:
rocket
- shoot up
- soar
- bang
- explode
- go
- shoot
- spiral
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vpr
1. [arma, alarma, flash] to go off;
se le disparó el arma his gun went off
2. [precios, inflación] to shoot up
3. [precipitarse] [persona] to rush off;
[caballo] to bolt
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dispararse
v/r
1 de arma, alarma go off
2 de precios rise dramatically, rocket fam
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vr
: to shoot up, to skyrocket
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dispararse vb
1. (arma, alarma) to go off
se le disparó la escopeta his shotgun went off
2. (precios, etc) to shoot up [pt. & pp. shot]
el precio de la gasolina se ha disparado the price of petrol has shot up

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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