olla
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olla(
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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. (cookware)
a. pot
Toma la olla más grande y llénala de agua.Take the biggest pot and fill it with water.
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olla
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (cacerola)
a. pot
olla exprés o a presiónpressure cooker
2. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
olla de grillosbedlam, madhouse
3. (culinary)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
olla podridastew
4. (colloquial)
a. bonce
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olla
1 (cacharro) pot; pan
se me va la olla (por volverse loco) I'm losing my head
se le fue la ola y empezó a disparar a todo el mundo a veces se me va la olla y no sé lo que digo
(hablando sin parar) I'm going over the top; (por borrachera) I'm out of my head (familiar); (al perder el hilo) I'm losing the thread; I'm getting lost
/A todo el mundo [se le ha ido definitivamente la olla]/ y ya nada es lo que parece,o si lo es, lo que todavía puede ser peor.
olla a presión olla de presión pressure cooker
olla exprés pressure cooker
2 (Culin) stew
olla podrida hotpot
3 (en río) eddy; whirlpool
4 (Alpinismo) chimney
5
olla común olla popular (S. Cone) soup kitchen
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Phrases with "olla"
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olla a presión
pressure cooker
olla de barro
clay pot
"olla" en inglés
"olla" in English
frijoles de la olla
baked bean stew
a la olla
into the pot
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