masculine noun
1. (colloquial) (shock) 
a. fit 
A Francisco le va a dar un soponcio cuando descubra que estás saliendo con su hermana.Francisco is going to have a fit when he discovers that you're dating his sister.
Al enterarse de que me habían expulsado del colegio, a mis padres les dio un soponcio.When they realized I'd been expelled from school, my parents had a fit.
b. fright 
¡Qué soponcio! Creí que me ibas a decir que nos echan de la casa.What a fright! I thought you were going to tell me that we were being thrown out of the house.
1. (colloquial) 
a. fainting fit 
le dio un soponcioshe passed out
¡qué soponcio! me pillaron copiando en el examen I nearly died! they caught me copying in the exam; si no abres las ventanas nos va a dar un soponcio if you don't open the windows we're all going to pass out; al verlo con la cabeza rapada le dio un soponcio she had a fit when she saw him with his head shaved
Phrases with "soponcio"
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dar un soponcio
to faint
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