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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
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'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.
estrellar un coche contra un farol
exp.
no me estoy marcando ningún farol
[US] (IDIOMS)
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
A falta de pruebas, este argumento no es más que un farol. In the absence of such proof, this argument may amount to no more than a bluff.
Estoy aceptando el farol de Mellie, Cy. I'm calling Mellie's bluff, Cy.
Ambos sabemos que es un farol. We both know you're bluffing.
Sigo pensando que es un farol. I still think you're bluffing.
Traeré un farol para alumbrar el camino. I shall bring a lantern to light the way.
Éste es el farol que traje de la posada. This is the lantern I brought from the Inn.
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