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farol

  
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1    (=lámpara)     (en terraza, jardín)    lantern, lamp  ,   (en la calle)    street lamp,   (Ferro)   headlamp  
MODISMOS ¡adelante con los faroles!      press on regardless!  
MODISMOS hacer de farol      *   to play gooseberry, be a third wheel   (EEUU)     
  farol de viento   hurricane lamp
2    *   (=mentira)     (gen)    lie, fib,   (Naipes)   bluff  
echarse o marcarse o tirarse un farol        (gen)    to shoot a line *  , brag     (Naipes)   to bluff  
3      (Taur)   flourishing pass
4      (Cono Sur)   (=ventana)   bay window, glassed-in balcony
5    (=envase)   wrapping of tobacco packet   wrapping of tobacco packet  
6    faroles     (LAm)  
*   (=ojos)   peepers *  , eyes
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
corner lamppost
exp.
lamppost on the corner
exp.
the lamplight was reflected on the street
v.
to bluff
[Cards]
exp.
be a third wheel
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to play gooseberry
(MODISMOS)
v.
to shoot a line
v.
brag
***
'farol' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
n.
el farol solamente en apariencia
exp.
marcarse un farol
[UK] (IDIOMS)
exp.
el coche chocó contra el farol
exp.
no me estoy marcando ningún farol
[US] (IDIOMS)
exp.
estrellar un coche contra un farol
exp.
a la luz de la lámpara/del farol
exp.
a la luz de la lámpara/del farol
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"farol": examples and translations in context
Los reguladores no aceptaron su farol y lo obligaron a dimitir. The regulators called his bluff and forced him to resign.
Diría que le pillaste el farol. I dare say that called his bluff.
Estoy convencido que lo de Columbo es un farol. I'm convinced Columbo is bluffing.
Porque es un farol, señor. Which means you're bluffing, sir.
Escucha, Chun-fang, quiero que hagas el farol perfecto. Chun Fang, listen to me. I need you to make me a fabulous lantern.
No debes venir aquí hasta que termine el farol. Before I finish this lantern, you can't come here again.
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