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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.
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
Eso es lo que se conoce como un farol. That's what's known as a bluff.
Los reguladores no aceptaron su farol y lo obligaron a dimitir. The regulators called his bluff and forced him to resign.
Dile que no es un farol. Tell him I'm not bluffing.
Porque es un farol, señor. Which means you're bluffing, sir.
Me pareció ver un farol sobre el agua. I thought I saw a lantern on the water.
Realmente es un buen farol, Chun-fang. This is really a pretty lantern.
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