corta

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corta(
kohr
-
tah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (trimming)
a. pruning
El mejor momento para la corta de estos arbustos es antes de la primavera.The best time for the pruning of these shrubs is before spring.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(payoff)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. bribe
Le di una corta al poli y me dejó ir.I gave the cop a bribe and he let me go.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(cigarette end)
Regionalism used in Chile
(Chile)
a. butt
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Por favor llévate este cenicero lleno de cortas.Please take away this ashtray full of butts.
b. fag end
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Después de la fiesta, el piso estaba lleno de cortas y vasos desechables.After the party, the floor was full of fag ends and disposable cups.
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