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calada

calada(
kah
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lah
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dah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(smoke)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. drag
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
María le dio una calada al cigarro y se mareó.Maria took a drag of the cigarette and got dizzy.
b. puff
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Esa fue la última vez que le di una calada a un cigarro.That was the last time I took a puff of a cigarette.
c. hit
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
¿Ese es un canuto? ¿Me das una calada?Is that a joint? Can I take a hit?
2. (act of soaking)
a. soaking
No te imaginas la calada que nos dimos el día de la tormenta.You have no idea what a soaking we took the day of the storm.
3. (laundry)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. load
No utilices la configuración estándar para esta calada de ropa interior.Don't use the regular setting to wash this load of underwear.
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calada
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (inmersión)
a. soaking
2. (de cigarrillo)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. drag
dar una caladato take a drag
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calada
1 (mojada) soaking
2 [de red] lowering
3 [de ave] swoop; dive
4 [de tabaco] puff; drag (familiar)
5 (regañada) ticking-off (familiar)
dar una calada a algn to tick sb off (familiar); haul sb over the coals
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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