cola de carpintero translation | Spanish-English dictionary

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cola

  
[2]      sf   (=pegamento)   glue, gum  ,   (para decorar)    size
pintura a la cola      distemper     (Arte)   tempera  
MODISMOS comer cola        (Cono Sur)   to be let down, be disappointed  
MODISMOS no pegar ni con cola        
esas cortinas no pegan ni con cola      those curtains just don't go with the rest  
el final de la película no pega ni con cola      the ending of the film is totally unconvincing  
el verde y el azul no pegan ni con cola      green and blue just don't go together  
   cola de carpintero          wood glue  
  cola de contacto   contact adhesive  
  cola de impacto   impact adhesive  
  cola de pescado   fish glue  
  cola de retal   size
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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cola, cola, cola, cola

Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
to feel guilty
[Latam] Uruguay;(MODISMOS)
exp.
the teams at the foot {o} bottom of the table
exp.
we are at the bottom of the league of civilized societies
exp.
clumsy carpenter
nf.
queue
[INFO]
exp.
to queue (up)
exp.
to ask for a lift {o} ride
"cola de carpintero": examples and translations in context
Eso no es un mono de carpintero. That's not a carpenter's overall.
Un hijo de carpintero hace trucos. And a carpenter's son who does magic tricks.
Hacen cola de los intestinos animales. They make glue from animal's hooves.
Yankel, el gordo, es aprendiz de carpintero. Yankel, the fat one, is apprenticed to a carpenter.
Puedes tirar tus herramientas de carpintero por la ventana. You can throw your carpenter's tools out the window.
Bueno, soy un aprendiz de carpintero. Well, I'm a bit of a wannabe carpenter.
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