There are 2 main translations of bust in Spanish

: bust1bust2

bust1

busto, n.

Pronunciation: /bʌst//bəst/

noun

  • 1

    (sculpture)
    busto masculine
    • His architectural sculpture and terra-cotta portrait busts of leading citizens were much admired in their day.
    • One can discern in the mirror other objects in the room such an end table, a sculpted bust, an oil lamp, an oval portrait and a grandfather clock.
    • The room was decorated with fine eighteenth century art, sculptures and busts of previous political figures.
    • Sculptures, moulds, busts, dentures, imprints and masks of Washington's face and body will be scanned with lasers.
    • I was concentrating on a sculpted bust that had caught my eye, a familiar one, worked by a familiar hand.
    • Next she proceeds to the major works of art like sculpted statues and busts that have been identified as this woman and finally to a briefer look at minor artworks such as cameos.
    • Noble sentiment orchestrates the canvas, which was executed for the subject of the sculpted bust on the pedestal, Dr. Upton Scott.
    • But I knew they existed, all right - and not just plaques and statues but even a bust in Westminster Abbey.
    • The bust was sculpted by internationally-renowned figurative artist Ian Walters.
    • Little is known of the obscure sculptor who executed the bust.
    • Although he made some figures in his earlier idiom, his later sculptures were mainly portrait busts.
    • The Brock Prize consists of $40,000 cash and a sculpted bust of Sequoyah, the only person known to have created an alphabet.
    • More than 70 marble, bronze, terracotta and plaster busts and life-size sculptures are on display together for the first time in nearly two centuries.
    • He became, after Nollekens, the most successful sculptor of portrait busts in England.
    • The busts feel sculptural and classical; the painting seems like an homage to a monumental past.
    • Casters make commemorative or memorial busts and figures specially ordered and designed by clients.
    • It was this picture that formed the basis for American sculptor Paul Granlund's busts of Ramanujan, created in 1987 for the Ramanujan Centennial Year.
    • Now the sculptor who made the bust is working on a statue of Nelson Mandela based on that visit to Bedford.
    • The monumental bust, The Last Roman, looks on accusingly.
    • One is of a pair of figures from the shoulders up, looking at two sculpted busts that are, in shape and composition, an exact repetition of themselves.
  • 2

    (bosom)
    busto masculine
    pecho masculine
    she's a 36-inch bust tiene 90 de busto
    • I wasn't a fitness model, and I didn't have a big bust.
    • She will not wear an outfit unless her bust is busting out and over, even in the dead of winter.
    • Gabe sat up rigidly and attempted to help Sara through a frame that was about two sizes too small for someone with as impressive of a bust as her.
    • But, I can't wear dresses with a deep V-neck or a seam under the bust because I have no chest!
    • We may be dismayed that a 15-year-old feels her sense of worth rests on the size of her bust, but haven't 15-year-old girls always felt like this?
    • The beautiful actress had her bust size reduced from a massive 34DD to a 34D because she was sick of men leering over them.
    • Due to increased bust and nipple size, I removed them at the end of my first trimester.
    • ‘She's around here somewhere,’ he replied, looking over to a horribly dressed girl with a big bust.
    • The 19-year-old from Withington is waiting to finish university before having a bust enhancement.
    • Secondly, to get your correct cup measurement: With your bra on, measure loosely around the fullest part of your bust.
    • But the products are expected to be snapped up by even more women keen to increase the size of their bust.
    • She finally chose a cheetah top that fit closely and showed off her small stomach and made her bust look bigger.
    • From a lift in the bust to a trimmer behind, some of this plus size sexy lingerie is a work of art and most of the fabrics on today's market are truly effective and extremely comfortable.
    • It's a particularly good shape to wear if you have a bigger bust.
    • If your bust measurement is a full size larger or smaller than the pattern, blend the adjustment line from the waistline to the bustline of the next size.
    • It was a beautiful dress with a band of deep purple lining where the bust should end.
    • For dresses, blouses, tops, vests, jackets and coats choose the pattern size by the bust or upper-bust measurement.
    • We are all beautiful in our own way and don't even realise it, you don't have to be thin with big busts to make it in the world or even just to feel good.
    • It was a little big around the bust but looked rather nice on me.
    • A note about the boys at our school, they like girls with big busts more than girls who don't have one at all.

There are 2 main translations of bust in Spanish

: bust1bust2

bust2

romper, v.

Pronunciation: /bʌst//bəst/

transitive verb

  • 1informal

    (break)
    (window/machine) romper
    the door was locked, so we busted it open como la puerta estaba cerrada con llave, la abrimos a golpes
    • Reich can take some of the credit for busting the stranglehold on the 20th century of atonal music, which he calls a red herring; he describes listening to such work as akin to taking a bitter pill.
    • They would need to bust the enemy lines wide open.
    • When this drug comes across a clot or a fat deposit it busts it clean away.
    • You skip around the back and quietly encourage the locks to take a break, while I bust the front door lock.
    • A sport where the record busting efforts of yesteryear are now are much fewer and farther between, with more people running slower or even jumping or throwing less than they used to?
    • The bottle busted and up burst a huge puff of milky white smoke.
    • I've split my lip and busted my eyebrow, but luckily I haven't broken any bones.
    • An emphatic ‘no,’ we discover - busting a generic stereotype wide open.
    • Already he's five ahead of where the Cardinals man was when he busted Babe Ruth's 34-year record.
    • The new techniques combine the use of clot busting drugs with clot macerating devices to break up the clot in the leg.
    • Then one night, a soldier busts my front door in, drunk from the victory parties.
    • One myth I would like to bust is that PR is a measure of a web site.
    • For those who cannot afford the machines, Mr Saville recommended practical allergy busting solutions like vacuuming mattresses, pillow covers and sheets to kill the dust mites.
    • Their shows suck, their toys bust too easily and games nowadays just don't have the same imagination.
    • Senior officers from across the authority have now been asked to find more than £3 million of savings to avoid busting the budget and redundancies are expected.
    • I fell, and broke my leg in two places, and completely busted my wrist.
    • Only broken furniture, busted doorways, and bloodstains.
    • At least once a week, Cory Schlesinger must have his face mask replaced because he either snaps the posts or busts the welds.
    • Council house rents in Rotherham are to rise by an average of 5.5 per cent - an inflation busting increase on the heels of an 8.3 per cent rise last year.
    • He didn't waste time trying to pick the lock, he busted the door in one burst of adrenalin.
  • 2past & past pbusted
    slang

    (person)
    (raid)
    agarrar informal
    trincar Spain informal
    (premises) hacer una redada en
    • Remember when we got busted by the Park Ranger for putting our raft in the retention pond?
    • If he isn't, why do the police keep busting his home?
    • He was on the run after Singapore police busted an earlier plot to bomb Western embassies there.
    • Not testing is cheaper and easier than testing, and your athletes are much less likely to be busted for doping.
    • Whether the police actually busted the premises, remains unknown.
    • On February 10, 2000, Montreal police busted the club.
    • McCloy's short, but fascinating piece documents the events of one fateful night when a gig is busted by the police.
    • Do you want to be busted for drugs by a dog that isn't properly trained?
    • His parents cut him off financially when he told them he'd been busted for drugs.
    • He was busted for smuggling the stuff in January 2000.
    • The police busted them for squatting within a fortnight.
    • The Club was busted by police in the early '80s, something which heralded its demise.
    • Presumably the local sausage pusher whom they buy from keeps getting busted by the police for selling sausages to children, or something.
    • After watching seven performers perform, police busted a sex show in North Pattaya, arresting all seven performers and the venue's manager.
    • In August 2001, the Delhi Police busted an international illegal exchange in Jasola Vihar.
    • DEA agents sometimes pose as chemical salesmen in order to bust suspected ecstasy cooks.
    • Armed police have busted two drug houses just metres from two Bay school playgrounds - seizing 200 cannabis plants and making five arrests.
    • A respected art dealer is busted for selling a Cheyenne war bonnet.
    • The site was apparently part of a organisation busted by police.
    • She was later released, then arrested again (along with a dozen others) when police busted a house orgy a week later.
    • They had seen sketchy reports in that morning's newspapers of a musician being busted for possession of drugs.
    • A couple of employees in the postal dept. have already been busted for taking out credit cards in student and faculty names.
    • We have heard that the first clan-labs were busted by the police in about 1998.
    • When police busted the home they found much of the operation had been taken down.
    • Back in 1996 we saw the first clandestine P laboratory busted by the police.
    • The film is based on the story of a drug dealer, who's busted by the cops early in the film for having a couch full of illegal substances.
    • They are undercover police officers trying to bust drug smugglers.
    • This was an unusual investigation because most meth labs aren't busted by good police work.
    • A few months ago, the cops busted an illegal numbers operation - the local Mafia's preferred racket these days - a few miles up the street from Vesuvio's.
    • Employees at a morgue in India have been busted for allowing local traders to store fish (meant for consumption) in among their dead bodies.
    • Inspector Minks, who busted him at an illegal rave for drugs possession, has other ideas.
    • How much advance fee loan scams take in is not known - one London-based scheme that police busted last year may have netted millions over several years.
    • In December, 1999, Gaffney was busted for stealing some cash and a gold watch.
    • Immigration police last week busted an international drug ring operating out of Naklua, arresting five people, two Thais and three Malaysians.
    • One third of Canadians arrested abroad were busted for drugs, making it the most commonly prosecuted offence.
    • Around that time, he was busted for possession of marijuana and spent two years in prison.
    • It seems unbelievable to Shafer that there could be dozens of active stash houses without the police busting them all.
    • A few weeks ago, he was busted for possession of marijuana at school.
    • He was busted for using fake checks to buy pizzas, but they knew if they could just identify him, he'd be good for a lot more crime across the country.
  • 3past & past pbusted
    USinformal

    (bankrupt)
    dejar sin un centavo
    dejar sin blanca Spain
    dejar sin un quinto Mexico
  • 4past & past pbusted
    USinformal

    (punch)
    darle un puñetazo a
    • I don't remember sitting down. Unfortunately, my blankets protect me and I do not bust my head open on the bed post.
    • Gabrielle felt tears of pain well up in her eyes as her lip was busted open.
    • Caleb twisted himself around once more and kicked Riley in the face, slipping open his lips and busting his nose, causing blood to spill forth from each orifice.
    • I saw him literally bust one guy in half with shots to the body.
    • He needs some nurturing as he got in a fight at work last night and now has a smashed nose and busted up lip.
    • Passport control officers entered the train, and immediately started busting the chops of everyone in our cabin.
    • I was so angry, I could have busted his knee cap, broken his jaw, and broken his arms, but I controlled myself.
    • Maybe I busted my lip open last night when I collapsed on the floor.
    • He then began hitting himself, and busted himself open hardway.
    • He then pounded Eddie some more busting him open and left in the low rider.
    • It bothered him a great deal that I would want to be with Marcus more then him and he made it a game to taunt at me about my past until I didn't know whether to burst into tears or bust his nose.
    • His nose had dried blood all over it, and his lips were busted open.
    • Someone busted his forehead open with a car stereo; another rioter tried to slice his ear off.
    • Talk then shifted to the big chair shot he took from Credible that busted him open pretty bad, leaving a big dent in his head.
  • 5past & past pbusted
    USslang

    (demote)
    degradar
    • Billy has observed this and gets busted in rank for slugging Capt. Hanks at a formal ball one night.
    • That soldier had already been busted to El and was on the short list for an administrative discharge.
    • Now, even though no one was hurt, there was talk of busting him down to private.
    • First you go get yourself a silver star, then you get busted to private.
    • He gets busted down to the ranks for accidentally winging a hostage.
    • Eastwood plays ex-Lieutenant Kelly, who was busted down to private as a scapegoat for a failed mission.

intransitive verb

informal

  • 1

    (object/machine)
    romperse
    estropearse
    sonar Southern Cone informal

noun

  • 1US

    (collapse)
    caída feminine
    descalabro masculine
  • 2slang

    (raid)
    redada feminine

adjective

  • 1informal

    (bankrupt)
    to go bust quebrar
  • 2

    Games
    anything higher than a six and I'm bust si me toca una carta más alta que seis me paso / me voy
    • it's a gold medal or bust o la medalla de oro o nada
  • 3British

    (broken)
    busted