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riot / disturbio
 
riot   [ˈraɪət]
A. -noun
1. (=uprising)   disturbio (m),   motínoun (m)   (in prison)   amotinamiento (m),   sublevaciónoun (f)
·there was nearly a riot
·hubo casi un motínoun
·to put down a riot
·controlar un disturbio
2. (figurative)
·a riot of colour
·un derroche de color
a. to run riot
(=go out of control)   desmandarse
(=spread)   extenderse por todas partes,   cubrirlo todo
·to let one'noun imagination run riot
·dejar volar la imaginaciónoun
3. *
(figurative)
(=wild success)   exitazo (m)
·it was a riot!
·¡fue divertidísimo!,   ¡fue la monda! *
·he'noun a riot!
·¡es un tipo desternillante!,   ¡te mondas de risa con él!
B. -intransitive verb   amotinarse
C. -compound
·riot act   -noun
a. to read somebody the riot act   *   leerle la cartilla a somebody, someone
·riot gear   -noun   uniforme (m) antidisturbios
·riot police   -noun   policía (f) antidisturbios
·riot shield   -noun   escudo (m) antidisturbios
·riot squad   -noun   riot police
 
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