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tonga

USAGE NOTE
This word must be preceded by the indefinite article when it is used to refer to a large amount of something.
tonga(
tohn
-
gah
)
A feminine noun is almost always used with feminine articles and adjectives (e.g. la mujer bonita, la luna llena).
feminine noun
1. (neat pile)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. stack
Mario llevaba una tonga de revistas bajo el brazo.Mario carried a stack of magazines under his arm.
b. pile
Dejé la ropa planchada y ordenadita en tongas.I ironed the clothes and put them in neat piles.
2.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(a large amount)
Regionalism used in Cuba
(Cuba)
a. a ton
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Tenemos una tonga de trabajo que hacer esta semana.We have a ton of work to do this week.
b. loads
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Por favor, no me molesten. Tengo una tonga de cosas que hacer.Please don't bother me. I've got loads of things to do.
c. a stack
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g., skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
Venancio pagó una tonga de dinero por ese auto.Venancio paid a stack of cash for that car.
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Tonga
noun
1. Tonga
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tonga
1 (capa) layer; stratum; [de ladrillos] course
2 (Caribe) (México) (montón) pile
3 (And) (Aragón) (S. Cone) (tarea) job; task; (tanda) spell of work
4 (And) (siesta) nap
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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