A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
A pesar del gran éxito del cantante, no tenía ínfulas.Despite the singer's huge success, there were no airs about him.
No soporto las ínfulas de Sonia desde que se casó con un millonario y vive en una casa grande.I can't handle Sonia's pretensions since she married a millionaire and lives in a big house.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Elvira siempre tuvo ínfulas de artista y la gente pensaba que era demasiado creída.Elvira always fancied herself as an artist and people thought she was too full of herself.
El hermano de Javier se da ínfulas de grandeza pero a mi parecer es un farsante.Javier's brother acts all high and mighty but I think he's a fraud.
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
a. pretensions, presumption
darse ínfulasto give oneself airs
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