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      sfpl   Valencian celebration of the feast of St Joseph   Valencian celebration of the feast of St Joseph  
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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defective goods
the great musician {o} composer Falla
his memory is failing
we just don't communicate well
we have poor communication
if my eyes don't deceive me
if my memory serves me correctly {o} right {o} well
'fallas' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
sus argumentos están llenos de fallas
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"fallas": examples and translations in context
Estudié el Plan Overlord y tiene varias fallas. I've studied the Overlord Plan and there's a number of flaws in it.
Mitnick buscaba fallas en el sistema. Mitnick was looking for flaws in the system.
Ecuaciones de tensión geológica, fallas, alguno sobre agitación. Geological stress equations, faults, a line or two regarding agitation.
Hoy veremos algunas de sus fallas en gramática. Today we'll pinpoint some of your faults in grammar.
Los mercados simplemente reflejan estas fallas y riesgos. Markets are simply holding up a mirror to these flaws and risks.
- Seguro habrá algo previsto para fallas. - Insurance will have something foreseen for flaws.
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