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ponchada

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ponchada(
pohn
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chah
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dah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (amount of punch)
a. bowlful of punch
Éramos tantos en la fiesta, que la ponchada no fue suficiente.There were so many of us at the party, that the bowlful of punch wasn't enough.
2. (puncture)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
Regionalism used in South America: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay, and Venezuela
(South America)
a. flat
Esta espuma se utiliza para llenar temporalmente una ponchada.This foam spray is used to temporarily fill a flat.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(large quantity)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Paraguay
(Paraguay)
(River Plate)
a. bomb
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Nunca podría comprar uno de esos. Cuesta una ponchada.I could never buy one of those. It costs a bomb.
b. heap
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Pagué una ponchada de dinero por mi celular, y Rodri me lo acaba de romper.I payed a heap of money for my cellphone, and Rodri has just broken it.
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ponchada
(Latinoamérica)
1 [de poncho] ponchoful
2 (mucho) large quantity; large amount
costó una ponchada it cost a bomb (familiar)
ponchada
[de ponche] bowlful of punch
ponchada (México)
ponchadura
(México) (Automóviles) puncture; flat; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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