larga
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larga(
lahr
-
gah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (automobile)
a. high beam
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Empuja esta palanca hacia atrás para poner las largas del carro.Push this lever back to put the car's lights on high beam.
b. full beam (United Kingdom)
No te sirve de nada poner las largas en la niebla porque te ciega aun más.There's no point putting the lights on full beam in fog because it blinds you even more.
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larga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (luz)
a. full beam (United Kingdom)
b. high beam
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
dar o poner las largasto put one's headlights on full, high beam
a la largain the long run
dar largas a algoto put something off
siempre me está dando largashe's always putting me off
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larga
1
a la larga in the long run
a la larga, es mejor comprar que alquilar a la larga acabas creyéndotelo todo
dar largas a algo/algn to put sth/sb off
siempre le da largas a arreglar la casa Franco daba largas a su promesa de devolver el trono Durán Ballén acusa al Gobierno de Perú de # dar largas # a un acuerdo de alto el fuego intentará dar largas al asunto y en el entretanto ver si las circunstancias generales de la nación o las particulares del pueblo mejoran
estamos cansados de que nos den largas we're tired of being put off all the time
siempre le estás dando largas y lo que deberías es hablar claro con él Amedo le dio largas hasta que, finalmente,se encontraron el pasado 21 de enero
si te pregunta por el dinero, tú dale largas if he asks you about the money, just fob him off (familiar)
saberla larga to know what's what (familiar)
2 (Automóviles) (also luz larga) full beam
pon las largas put the headlights on full beam
pon las largas que no se ve casi nada
3 (Taur) pass with the cape
4 (Dep) length
[nadar] 20 largas
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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