soba(
soh
-
bah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
1. (act of touching)
a. fingering
La pantalla de la computadora es sensible a la soba, así que tendrás que limpiarla con frecuencia.The screen of the computer is sensible to fingering, so you'll need to clean it often.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(thrashing)
a. beating
Cuatro hombres atraparon al ladrón y le dieron una soba.Four men seized the thief and gave him a beating.
b. hiding
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Si tocas mis cosas de nuevo, te daré una buena soba.If you touch my stuff again, I will give you a good hiding.
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soba
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (colloquial)
a. hiding
dar una soba a alguiento give somebody a good hiding
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soba
1 [de tela, persona] fingering
2 (paliza) hiding; (bofetada) slap; punch
dar una soba a algn to wallop sb (familiar)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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