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pavo real común nm.
Indian peafowl ; blue peafowl
[Zool.];[Ornitol.] Scientific name: Pavo cristatus

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exp.
to travel free
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to be a wallflower
(MODISMOS)
exp.
get a free ride
[Latam] (MODISMOS)
exp.
to blush a lot
(MODISMOS)
exp.
would you believe it!
(MODISMOS)
exp.
don't be silly!
exp.
it's not to be sneezed at
(MODISMOS)
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'pavo real' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
el pavo real hizo la rueda
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pavo

  
a       sm  
1      (Orn)   turkey  
MODISMOS comer pavo      *   to be a wallflower   (at a dance)     
  (LAm)   to be disappointed  
MODISMOS estar en la edad del pavo      to be at an awkward age  
MODISMOS ir de pavo        (LAm)  
*   to travel free, get a free ride  
MODISMOS tener mucho pavo      to blush a lot  
MODISMOS tener un pavo encima        
esta niña tiene un pavo encima que no se aclara      it looks like she'll never grow out of being a giggling teenager  
MODISMOS subírsele el pavo a algn        
se le subió el pavo      he went bright red  
   pavo real          peacock
2      (Esp)  
*   (=tonto)   silly thing, idiot
3    **   (=moneda)   five peseta coin
4    *   (=primo)   sucker **  
5      (Chile)  
*   (=polizón)   stowaway
6      (Andes)   (=cometa)   large kite
7      (Andes)  
*   (=espadón)   big shot *     
(=sospechoso)  
evil-looking person
8      (Caribe)  
*   (=reprimenda)   telling-off *  
9    **   (=hombre)   bloke **        (Caribe)  
**   (=joven)   youngster, kid *  
10    **   (=síndrome de abstinencia)   cold turkey *  
b       adj  
*   silly  
¡no seas pavo!      don't be silly!  
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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pavo, azul pavo, pavo, pavor

"pavo real": examples and translations in context
El pavo real azul de la India para ser exacto. The Indian blue peacock to be precise.
Y el pavo real me mordió. And then the peacock bit me.
Orgullosisimo como cuando era un pavo real. Prouder than when I was a peacock.
Este joven pavo real se está rebelando. This young peacock is beginning to spread his tail.
Porque de corazón soy tan vanidosa como un pavo real. Because at heart I'm as vain as a peacock.
Es vanidoso como un pavo real. He's so vain, like a peacock.
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