Translation of bullfighting in Spanish:


(deporte de) los toros, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbʊlˌfʌɪtɪŋ//ˈbʊlˌfaɪdɪŋ/


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    (deporte de) los toros masculine
    (art) toreo masculine
    (art) tauromaquia feminine
    (season/expert) (before noun) taurino
    bullfighting is very popular los toros / las corridas de toros son muy populares
    • the world of bullfighting el mundo de los toros / de la tauromaquia
    • bullfighting fan taurófila
    • It was a time of racing cars and bullfighting and Jimmy did it.
    • There are those who argue that bullfighting is not a sport but a cruel spectacle.
    • The common characteristic of the matadors in this group is that they interpret bullfighting in an unorthodox manner.
    • His manner of bullfighting is irregular but when he receives a bull, there is not one person in the arena who is left unimpressed by his passes.
    • Today bullfighting is big business in Spain with the top matadors earning comparable salaries to the nation's top soccer stars and rock idols.
    • The development of bullfighting in Andalusia was preceded by bull rituals and cults.
    • Thus, in a remote corner of Medieval Spain, the beginning of what today is the national Spanish spectacle of bullfighting was created.
    • The macho spectacle of bullfighting has long been an integral part of Spanish life, with the image of a colourfully dressed matador baiting a bleeding bull being one the whole world associates with the Mediterranean country.
    • The World Society for the Protection of Animals has for many years worked to end forms of cruelty to animals overseas, such as bear baiting, bullfighting and captive dolphinarias.
    • He is extremely energetic and nimble in the ring and gives the impression that he adores the art of bullfighting.
    • The bullfighting season in Spain is April to October.
    • Opinion polls have consistently shown that Spaniards would like bullfighting to end - some Spanish cities have already outlawed all bullfighting and bull runs.
    • He is a passionate and eloquent defender of field sports and his argument that hare coursing and bullfighting are both in the general interest of the species is persuasive.
    • The regulations on bullfighting define in exacting detail the structure and procedure of bullfighting in Spain.
    • I told him I'd enjoyed his spirited discourse on the state of bullfighting at the arena.
    • In addition to the palace, Granada gives off the air of a ‘real’ Spanish city with cobblestone streets, bullfighting arenas and winding streets.
    • Earlier, Hemingway tells us all about bullfighting long before we ever see a bull.
    • The run is a 825-metre stampede from the corral where the bulls are kept to the outdoor bullfighting arena where they will be invariably killed by matadors later in the day.
    • In an afternoon of bullfighting, six bulls are usually killed by three different matadors.
    • He is a classical torero with the purest style of bullfighting, especially with the cape.