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manga
-sleeve
See the entry formanga.
Presentél/ella/ustedconjugation ofmangar.
manga
-pinch
Affirmative imperativeconjugation ofmangar.

manga

manga(
mahng
-
gah
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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. (part of garment)
a. sleeve
Me voy a poner una camisa de manga larga porque hace frío.I'm going to wear a long-sleeved shirt today because it's cold out.
2. (large hose)
a. hosepipe
Hay que colocar la manga en el surco y abrir la llave para empezar a regar.We have to place the hosepipe in the furrow and open the valve to start watering.
3. (aviation)
a. wind sock
El piloto revisó la manga antes de escoger una pista de despegue.The pilot checked the windsock before choosing a takeoff runway.
4. (culinary)
a. piping bag
El pastelero escribió "Feliz Cumpleaños" en el pastel con una manga.The baker wrote "Happy Birthday" on the cake with a piping bag.
b. strainer
Prefiero colar el café con una manga para no malgastar los filtros de papel.I prefer to strain my coffee with a strainer to keep from wasting paper filters.
5. (nautical)
a. beam (breadth)
La manga del velero respeta las normas para este tipo de embarcación.The sailboat has a standard beam in line with this type of vessel.
6. (sports)
a. round
Freddy y Billy están empatados al final de la segunda manga del campeonato de motocross.Freddy and Billy are tied at the end of the second round of the motocross championship.
7. (clothing)
Regionalism used in Central America: Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Panama
(Central America)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. poncho
Hay que ponerse una manga porque hay mucho viento hoy.You should put on a poncho because it's really windy today.
8. (crowd)
Regionalism used in Argentina
(Argentina)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Uruguay
(Uruguay)
a. mob (pejorative)
Mira esa manga de gente empujándose para entrar al centro comercial.Look at that mob of people pushing each other to get into the mall.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
9. (Japanese comics)
a. manga
Isaac tiene una colección enorme de manga.Isaac has a huge collection of manga.
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manga
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (de prenda)
a. sleeve
en mangas de camisain shirt sleeves
un vestido sin mangasa sleeveless dress
2. (colloquial)
a.
manga por hombrotopsy-turvy, higgledy-piggledy
3. (fig)
a.
sacarse algo de la mangato make something up on the spur of the moment
4. (fig)
a.
ser de manga ancha, tener manga anchato be over-indulgent
5. (fig)
a.
tener o guardar algo en la mangato have something up one's sleeve
manga corta/largashort/long sleeve
manga ranglanraglan sleeve
6. (manguera)
a. hosepipe
7. (filtro)
a. muslin strainer
8. (medidor de viento)
a. wind sock
9. (de pastelería)
a. forcing o piping bag
10. (sports)
a. stage, round
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manga
1 (en ropa) sleeve
estar en mangas de camisa to be in shirtsleeves; manga japonesa batwing sleeve; manga ra(n)glan raglan sleeve; de manga corta/larga short-/long-sleeved; sin mangas sleeveless
[corte] de mangas
andar manga por hombro to be a mess; be all over the place
con el nuevo jefe todo anda manga por hombro with this new boss everything's in a mess o all over the place; la casa está manga por hombro the house is a mess
aquello estaba aún manga por hombro y había un despliegue de currantes pintando, clavando maderas y colocando cosas la ciudad está manga por hombro, salpicada de cacas de perro, destripada,mal atendida, contaminada, inhabitable
bajo manga under the counter
apoyar publicitariamente -y bajo manga un libro que acaba de salir al mercado
estar de manga to be in league
hacer mangas y capirotes de algn to ignore sb completely
pegar las mangas to kick the bucket (familiar)
ser de o tener manga ancha (tolerante) to be easy-going; (poco severo) to be too lenient; (sin escrúpulos) to be unscrupulous
sacarse algo de la manga to come up with sth
traer algo en la manga to have sth up one's sleeve
2 (manguera) (also manga de riego) hose; hosepipe
manga de incendios fire hose
3 (Culin) (colador) strainer; [de pastelería] piping bag
manga pastelera piping bag
Cocer durante cinco minutos sin dejar de revolver. Adornar con nata montada con una [manga pastelera.]
4 (Aeronáutica) windsock
manga de mariposas butterfly net
5 (Geografía) [de agua] stretch; [de nubes] cloudburst
tormentas con espesas mangas de agua storms with heavy squally showers
hemos tenido cinco o seis días de grandes tormentas, con espesas mangas de agua y granizo
manga de viento whirlwind
manga marina waterspout
6 (Náutica) beam; breadth
7 (Dep) [de competición] round; stage; (Tenis) set; (Bridge) game
ir a manga to go to game
manga clasificatoria qualifying round
manga de consolación runners-up play-off
8 (Latinoamérica) (multitud) crowd; mob
9 (Latinoamérica) (Agr) funnel; narrow entrance
10 (Centroamérica) poncho; coarse blanket
manga de agua rain cape
11 (bolso) travelling bag; traveling bag; (EEUU)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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