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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.  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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defective goods
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seconds
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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 correctly {o} right {o} well
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'fallas' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
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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.
Los mercados simplemente reflejan estas fallas y riesgos. Markets are simply holding up a mirror to these flaws and risks.
El auto no presenta evidencia de fallas mecánicas. The car shows no evidence of mechanical failure.
El NORAD confirma que el primer jet en encontrarse con las naves experimentó fallas completas del sistema eléctrico. And N.O.R.A.D. is now confirming the first jet to encounter the spacecrafts experienced full electrical failure.
Ahora encuentras fallas en el nivel subatómico. Oh, so now you're finding fault on a subatomic level.
Si lo piensas demasiado, le encontrarás fallas por todos lados. If you think too much, you find fault everywhere.
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