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grito - masculine noun (el) - shout, cry, roar, scream. Look up grito in the dictionary

Cuando le dije cuánto costó, puso el grito en el cielo.
When I told him how much it cost he really hit the ceiling.
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Old August 15, 2008, 05:25 AM
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El grito tiene un significado especial en Mexico¿verdad?.
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El grito tiene un significado especial en Mexico¿verdad?.
Sí. El grito de Dolores fue cuando el cura Miguel Hidalgo llamó a la gente a levantarse contra la opresión de los virreyes, y fue lo que inició la guerra de la independencia de México. Cada 15 de Septiembre el presidente toca una campana y grita ¡Viva México! para conmemorarlo.
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