merluza
merluza(
mehr
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loo
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sah
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A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (animal)
a. hake
Si quieres pescar merluza, es mejor hacerlo de noche.If you want to fish for hake, it's best to do it at night.
2. (culinary)
a. hake
Le preguntamos a la mesera si nos recomendaba más el salmón o la merluza.We asked the waitress whether she recommended the salmon more, or the hake.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(drunkenness)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. hammered
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Regionalism used in the United States
(United States)
Jamás he visto a alguien coger una merluza después de haber bebido media cerveza.I've never seen someone get hammered after drinking half a beer.
b. sozzled
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(United Kingdom)
Se tomó un par de chupitos y llevaba una merluza tremenda.He drank a couple of shots and got completely sozzled.
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merluza
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (pez, pescado)
a. hake
2. (colloquial)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
agarrar una merluzato get sozzled
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merluza
1 (pez) hake
2 (borrachera)
coger una merluza to get sozzled (familiar); estar con la merluza (familiar) to be sozzled (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "merluza"
Here are the most popular phrases with "merluza." Click the phrases to see the full entry.
merluza a la romana
deep fried battered hake
Examples
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