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pour out / servir
 
pour out   pour
A. -transitive verb + adverb
1. (=serve)
[+tea, milk, cornflakes]   servir
·shall I pour you out some tea?
·shall I pour out some tea for you?
·¿te sirvo té?
2. (=emit)
[+smoke, fumes]   arrojar
3. (=produce)
·the factory pours out hundreds of cars a day
·la feminineábrica produce cientos de coches al día
4. (figurative)
[+anger, emotion]   desahogar
[+words, abuse]   soltar
·he poured out a torrent of abuse (against them)
·(les) soltó un torrente de insultos
a. to pour out one'noun [feelings] (to somebody) =   desahogarse (con somebody, someone)
b. to pour out one'noun [heart] to somebody =   desahogarse con somebody, someone,   abrir su corazónoun a somebody, someone
c. to pour [it] all out =   contarlo todo
·to pour [it] all out [to] somebody
·contárselo todo a somebody, someone
B. -intransitive verb + adverb
1. (literally)
[water, liquid]   salir a raudales
[blood]   salir a borbotones
·he smashed the window and smoke poured out
·rompió la ventana y salieron grandes bocanadas de humo
2. (=come out in large numbers)
[people, crowds]   salir en tropel
·the doors opened and thousands of fans poured out
·las puertas se abrieron y miles de seguidores salieron en tropel
·they poured out into the streets
·invadieron las calles
3. (=gush out)
[words]   brotar de la boca,   manar de la boca
·once she started speaking, the ideas came pouring out
·una vez empezó a hablar, le fluyeron las ideas
·the words came pouring out
·las palabras brotaban or manaban de su boca
·once he started to talk it all came pouring out
·una vez empezó a hablar, ya se desahogó del todo
 
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