patata
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patata(
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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. (vegetable)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. potato
Estoy horneando patatas, zanahorias y zapallos para la cena.I'm baking potatoes, carrots, and pumpkins for dinner.
2. (botany)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a. potato
Plantamos patatas y tomates en nuestro jardín.We planted potatoes and tomatoes in our garden.
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patata
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. potato
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
2. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
no entendí ni patataI didn't understand a word of it
3. (colloquial)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
¡(di) patata!say cheese!
4. (fam fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
esta impresora es una patatathis printer's a dud
patatas bravassautéed potatoes served with spicy tomato sauce
5. (fig)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
patata calientehot potato
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patata
(España)
1 (tubérculo) potato
puré de patatas mashed potatoes
plural
; (p)
patata caliente hot potato
patata de siembra seed potato
patatas bravas fried potatoes with spicy tomato sauce
patatas con su piel jacket potatoes
patatas deshechas mashed potatoes
patatas enteras jacket potatoes
patatas fritas (en tiras) chips; French fries; (EEUU) (de bolsa) crisps; potato chips; (EEUU)
patatas nuevas new potatoes
patata temprana early potato
2
ni patata nothing at all
no entendió ni patata he didn't understand a single word
(no) me importa una patata
no se me da una patata
I don't care two hoots
pasar la patata caliente to pass the buck (familiar)
ser una patata to be rubbish (familiar)
3 (vulva) fanny (vulgar); beaver (vulgar); (EEUU)
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Phrases with "patata"
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patata frita
French fry, chip
patata al horno
roast potato
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