jalada

jalada(
hah
-
lah
-
dah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (pull)
a. tug
Tuve que darle varias jaladas a la puerta para que se cerrara.I had to give the door several tugs to get it to close.
b. yank
¿Puedes darle una jalada al cordón para que se pare el camión?Can you give the cord a yank so the bus will stop?
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(absurdity)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. nonsense
¡Qué jalada! Nunca dije eso.What nonsense! I never said that.
b. crap
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Estás diciendo puras jaladas, güey.You're spouting complete crap, dude.
c. piece of crap
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
No manches, esta película es una jalada.Jeez, this movie is a piece of crap.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(act of injustice)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. crap
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Es una jalada que cobren por estacionarse en el estacionamiento del cine.It's crap that they charge for parking in the movie theater parking lot.
b. craziness
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
Es una jalada que hayan subido la colegiatura sin avisar.It's craziness that they raised tuition costs without giving notice.
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jalada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (tirón)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. pull
2. (suave)
a. tug
dar una jalada a algoto pull something
3. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. telling-off
dar una jalada a alguiento tell somebody off
4. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Peru
(Peru)
a. lift (United Kingdom)
b. ride
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
dar una jalada a alguiento give somebody a lift, ride
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jalada
(México)
1 (tirón) pull; tug; heave
2 (reprimenda) ticking-off (familiar)
3 (And) (Univ) failure
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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