píldora

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense shown in 2).
píldora(
peel
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doh
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rah
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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. (medicine)
a. pill
Tómate una píldora después de cada comida.Take one pill after every meal.
b. tablet
El doctor me recetó dos píldoras al día.The doctor prescribed me two tablets a day.
2. (birth control)
a. pill
Tomaba la píldora y aun así quedé embarazada.I was on the pill, but I still got pregnant.
b. contraceptive pill
La píldora es un método anticonceptivo muy utilizado.The contraceptive pill is a widely used method of birth control.
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(sports)
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
(Nicaragua)
Regionalism used in Venezuela
(Venezuela)
a. baseball
El jugador bateó la píldora con fuerza.The player hit the baseball hard.
4.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(falsehood)
Regionalism used in Bolivia
(Bolivia)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
a. lie
No puedo concebir que te tragaras esa píldora.I can't believe you fell for that lie.
5.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(ammunition)
Regionalism used in Guatemala
(Guatemala)
a. bullet
La pistola no tenía píldoras.The gun had no bullets.
6.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(drug)
Regionalism used in Puerto Rico
(Puerto Rico)
a. dope
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
En ese callejón encuentras píldoras.You'll find dope in that alley.
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píldora
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (pastilla)
a. pill
la píldorathe pill
2. (colloquial)
a.
dorar la píldorato sugar the pill
píldora anticonceptivacontraceptive pill
píldora
pill
la píldora (anticonceptiva) the (contraceptive) pill
dorar la píldora to sugar o sweeten the pill
tragarse la píldora to be taken in
píldora abortiva morning-after pill
píldora antibaby contraceptive pill
píldora anticalvicie anti-baldness pill
Cincuenta murcianos se han sometido a una investigación con la píldora anticalvicie Propecia ...
píldora anticonceptiva contraceptive pill
píldora antifatiga anti-fatigue pill; pep pill (familiar)
píldora del día después píldora del día siguiente morning-after pill
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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