época de las vacas flacas translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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poca

  
      sm   ,   (LAm)   pócar      sm     (Méx)   poker
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pócar, pocha, polca, paco

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
nf.
lean years
exp.
the lean years
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to have a grand time of it
(MODISMOS)
nf.
prosperous years
nf.
prosperous years
nf.
mad cow disease
nm.
mad cow disease
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"época de las vacas flacas": examples and translations in context
Y ahora es la hora de las vacas flacas, así que, sed hombres. And now it's time to pay the piper, so someone be a man.
Pero hemos logrado que lleguen a esta situación aprobando un reglamento tras otro cuando todo iba bien, sin tener en cuenta la posible llegada de las vacas flacas. But we have actually managed to compound them in this place by passing regulation after regulation after regulation in the good times, not looking forward to when times might be slightly leaner.
Pues recéteme a mí, que sufro tanta hambre y laceria que por eso me debieron poner el nombre de Lázaro, porque para mí y para mi madre nunca pasa el tiempo de las vacas flacas. Then prescribe for me, I suffer so much hunger and interlacing so that's why I had they put the name of Lazarus because for me and my mother never passes the lean time.
- Te reservaremos para las vacas flacas. - Save you for a rainy day.
Siempre deberías ahorrar dinero para cuando vengan las vacas flacas. You should always save money for a rainy day.
Estaba guardándolo para las vacas flacas. I was saving it for a rainy day.
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