droga

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droga(
droh
-
gah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (medicine)
a. drug
La droga se administra por vía intravenosa.The drug is administered intravenously.
2. (illegal narcotic)
a. drug
Nunca probé drogas ni alcohol.I have never tried drugs or alcohol.
3. (finance)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. debt
Perdió todo su dinero en el juego y encima está hasta el cuello de droga.He gambled all his money and is also burdened with debt.
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droga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. drug
la drogadrugs
droga blanda/durasoft/hard drug
drogas sintéticas o de diseñodesigner drugs
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droga
1 (Med) drug
el problema de la droga the problem of drugs; cuando la droga se convierte en adicción when drug abuse becomes an addiction
droga blanda soft drug
droga de diseño designer drug
El mayor riesgo reside ahora en la progresiva sustitución de la heroína y cocaína por nuevas [drogas de diseño] como el [éxtasis] oel speed. Baltasar Garzón ha dado la voz de alarma ante el espectacular aumento del consumo de éxtasis, una [droga de diseño] que suscita menor temor entre los jóvenes.
droga dura hard drug
droga milagrosa wonder drug
2 (Dep) dope
3 (Com) drug on the market; unsaleable article
4 (Latinoamérica) (deuda) debt
hacer droga (México) to refuse to pay up
mandar a algn a la droga (Centroamérica) (Caribe) to tell sb to go to hell (familiar)
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