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pamplina

  
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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
exp.
nonsense!
exp.
rubbish!
exp.
that's a load of rubbish
exp.
without any more beating about the bush
exp.
don't come to me with that soft soap
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"pamplina": examples and translations in context
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.
En Phenix, acabaron las pamplinas. Antoine, the frills are gone at Phenix.
Son todas pamplinas, lo que se vé en la pantalla. It's all lies, you know, what they say up there.
Tu tesis es, científicamente, pamplinas. Your thesis is, scientifically, rubbish.
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