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colega

el colega, la colega(
koh
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leh
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gah
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This means that the noun can be masculine or feminine, depending on the gender of person it refers to (e.g. el doctor, la doctora).
masculine or feminine noun
1. (fellow worker)
a. colleague
Voy a tomar unos tragos con mis colegas después del trabajo.I'm going to have a few drinks with my colleagues after work.
b. coworker
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
La mitad de los empleados afirmaron que saldrían con un colega.Half of the employees claimed they would date a coworker.
2. (vocational equal)
a. counterpart
Mi colega en Microsoft es la competencia, no mi enemigo.My counterpart at Microsoft is the competition, not my enemy.
b. opposite number
Su colega en la sede de Nueva York conoce el negocio mejor que ella.Her opposite number in the New York office knows more about the business than her.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(friend)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. pal
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Mis familiares y mis colegas me dieron una fiesta sorpresa cuando me gradué.My family and my pals threw a surprise party for me when I graduated.
b. buddy
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Calma, colega. Era solo una broma.Relax, buddy. I was just joking.
c. mate
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Mis colegas y yo vamos a salir. ¿Quieres sumarte?Me and my mates are going out. Do you want to join us?
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colega
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (compañero profesional)
a. colleague
b. co-worker
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
2. (homólogo)
a. counterpart, opposite number
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. pal
b. mate (United Kingdom)
c. buddy
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
colega
1 [de trabajo] colleague
2 (amigo) mate (familiar); pal (familiar); buddy (familiar); (EEUU) (en oración directa) man (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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