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audio bo·la

f.
  1. (masa) ball
    una bola de cera a ball of wax
  2. (canica) marble
  3. (betún) shoe polish
  4. figurative, colloquial (mentira) lie, fib
  5. Chile kite
  6. Venezuela tamale
  7. Cuba rumor, gossip
  8. Mexico (tumulto) tumult, uproar
  9. (motín) uprising

Idioms:
andar como bola sin manija
South America to wander around
bola de alcanfor or de naftalina
mothball
bola del mundo
globe
bola de nieve
  1. snowball
  2. Colombia paddy wagon
bola negra
blackball
bolas
  1. Chile , Cuba croquet
  2. Argentina bolas
  3. vulgarism balls
¡dale bola!
come off it!
dejar rodar la bola
figurative to let (something) , ride, let things take their course
estar or meterse en bola
Cuba to participate
no dar pie con bola
figurative, colloquial to miss the mark
Inflected Forms: bolas - femi

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