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1    *   (=tontería)   silly remark  
¡pamplinas!      rubbish!, nonsense!  
eso son pamplinas      that's a load of rubbish  
sin más pamplinas      without any more beating about the bush  
2    *   (=aspaviento)   fuss
3    *   (=zalamería)   soft soap *     
no me vengas con pamplinas      don't come to me with that soft soap *     
4      (Bot)   chickweed
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
that's a load of rubbish
without any more beating about the bush
don't come to me with that soft soap
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"pamplina": examples and translations in context
"Cuando puedas demostrarme que existe una fuerza en la Tierra que pueda mover los continentes tan solo un milímetro, entonces, lo consideraré, pero hasta entonces, esa idea es una pamplina, querido muchacho". "When you can demonstrate to me that there is a force on Earth"that can move the continents by a millimetre, I will consider it. "But until then, the idea is sheer moonshine, dear boy."
Oye, Tavrani, creo que esa pamplina del turista es una tapadera de lo que eres en verdad. You see, Tavrani, I think all this tourist tat is a smokescreen for what you really are.
Aquéllos que invocan en este sentido las tradiciones, la costumbre, la religión o cualquier otra pamplina no hacen otra cosa más que cubrir con el velo de la hipocresía su dimisión ante la barbarie. Those who, when dealing with this subject, invoke tradition, custom, religion or any other such nonsense do no more than shroud in hypocrisy their failure to confront barbarism.
No dices más que pamplinas y sentimentalismos. What you're saying is just jabbering and sentimentality.
Debes tener claro quiénes son tus amigos y cómo te demás son pamplinas. You've got to keep clear who your friends are and who treated you like what, or else the rest is garbage, Bob.
Más allá de ello, tus sospechas son pamplinas. Beyond that, your suspicions are foolish.
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