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Fallas

  
      sfpl   Valencian celebration of the feast of St Joseph   Valencian celebration of the feast of St Joseph  
FALLAS     
In the week of 19 March (the feast of San José), Valencia honours its patron saint with a spectacular fiesta called las Fallas. Fallas is the name given to the huge papier-mâché, cardboard and wooden sculptures depicting politicians and other well-known public figures which, amidst a deafening display of fireworks, are put on bonfires and set alight by members of competing groups, or falleros, who will have spent the previous year creating and building them. Only the sculpture which is voted best escapes the flames.  
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seconds
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defective goods
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the great musician {o} composer Falla
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his memory is failing
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we have poor communication
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we just don't communicate well
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"there's something wrong here," they said in some confusion
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if my eyes don't deceive me
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if my memory serves me right
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'fallas' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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sus argumentos están llenos de fallas
"fallas": examples and translations in context
No, en realidad tramitamos fallas. No, no,actually,we do do flaws.
- Seguro habrá algo previsto para fallas. - Insurance will have something foreseen for flaws.
Si fallas, no me culpes... If you fail, do not blame me.
Bien, porque estaré ahí si fallas. Good. Because I will be there if you fail.
Debemos romper el círculo de fallas. We must break the circle of failure.
No toleramos las fallas, Número Tres. We do not tolerate failure, Number Three.
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