feminine noun
1. difficulty, hitch (obstáculo) (peninsular Spanish)
  • poner pegas (a) -> to find problems (with)
  • de pega -> false, fake

pega [pay’-gah]
1. The art of joining or cementing things. (f)
2. Varnish of pitch put on earthen vessels. (f)
3. Act of firing a blast. (f)
4. (coll.) A jest, a joke (chasco), a trick, hoax (truco). (f)
5. Magpie. (Ornate) (n)
6. Snag, difficulty (dificultad). (n)
7. Searching question (pregunta). (n)
8. Job (trabajo). (Caribbean & Mexico) (n)
9. Birdlime (liga). (Caribbean) (n)
  • Todo son pegas -> there's nothing but problems
  • De pega -> false

1 (dificultad) snag; problem
todo son pegas there's nothing but problems; poner pegas (objetar a algo) to raise objections; (crear problemas) to cause trouble
de pega (falso) false; dud (familiar); (de imitación) fake; sham; bogus; un billete de pega a dud banknote (familiar)
3 (acción) sticking
4 (chasco) practical joke; (truco) hoax; trick
5 (paliza) beating; beating-up (familiar)
6 (Caribe) (S. Cone) (México) (trabajo) work
7 (Caribe) (liga) birdlime
8 (S. Cone) [de enfermedad] infectious period
estar en la pega (S. Cone) to be at one's best
jugar a la pega (And) to play tag
ser el pega to be the one who always sees problems

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