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pasada

  
      sf  
1    [+de pintura, barniz]   coat  ,   (con un trapo)    wipe
dale dos pasadas de jabón a la ropa      soap the clothes twice  
le di una pasada con la plancha a la camisa      I ran the iron over the shirt  
2      (Cos)   (=puntada)  
dale una pasada al pantalón      give it a quick sew  
3    de pasada      in passing  
me comentó de pasada que no vendría mañana      she mentioned in passing that she wouldn't be coming tomorrow  
ya que vas al estanco de pasada cómprame unos sellos        (LAm)   if you are going to the tobacconist's could you buy me some stamps while you're there o while you're at it  
sólo estoy aquí de pasada        (LAm)   I'm only just passing by o through  
4    *  
(=barbaridad)  

¡este coche es una pasada!      this car is amazing!  
¿has visto cómo ha saltado? ¡qué pasada!      did you see him jump? amazing!  
¡qué pasada! me han cobrado 75 euros      what a rip-off! they charged me 75 euros *     
una pasada de ...      *   (=un montón de)   lots of ..., tons of ... *     
había una pasada de gente      there were lots o tons *   of people  
5    (=jugarreta)  
hacerle o jugarle una mala pasada a algn      to play a dirty trick on sb  
6      (CAm, Cono Sur)  
*   (=reprimenda)   telling-off *  
7      (Colombia)   (=vergüenza)   shame, embarrassment
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
See also:

pasadera, pasa, pasado, paspadura

de pasada exp.
in passing

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
lots of ...
exp.
tons of ...
v.
play a dirty trick on
exp.
there were lots {o} tons of people
exp.
give it a quick sew
exp.
it's no good crying over spilt milk
(REFRANES)
exp.
he always wears old-fashioned clothes
exp.
that's all water under the bridge
(MODISMOS)
exp.
this milk is off
exp.
I'm only just passing by {o} through
[Latam]
exp.
he kicked the bucket last week
v.
to be seething
[Latam] Chile;(MODISMOS)
exp.
to get one's own back for a dirty trick
exp.
the meat was overdone
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'pasada' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
mala pasada
exp.
cuenta pasada
adv.
agua pasada no mueve molino
exp.
hacer una pasada por algo
exp.
jugar una mala pasada a algn
exp.
jugar una mala pasada a algn
(IDIOMS)
exp.
jugar una mala pasada a algn
[UK]
exp.
la semana pasada a estas horas
n.
la mala pasada
[BIZ]
exp.
una mala pasada
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"pasada": examples and translations in context
La pasada Navidad, prometió traerles. Then last Christmas, he promised to take them.
Confundí los regalos la Navidad pasada. Last Christmas, I mixed up the gifts.
La cooperación pasada tuvo dos etapas bien diferenciadas. There have been two very distinct phases of past cooperation.
Personalmente no podría llevarlo pasada la hora marcada. I personally couldn't take it past the hour mark.
Puede que convenga recordarlo de pasada. It is perhaps appropriate to reiterate that in passing.
Solo nos habíamos visto de pasada. Until now, we've only met in passing.
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