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peste  

      sf  
1      (Med)   plague  
una peste de ratones      a plague of mice  
MODISMOS huir de algo/algn como de la peste      to avoid sth/sb like the plague  
MODISMOS ser la peste      *   to be a nuisance, be a pain *     
  peste aviar   fowl pest  
  peste bubónica   bubonic plague  
  peste negra   Black Death  
   peste porcina          swine fever
2    (=mal olor)   stink, foul smell  
¡qué peste hay aquí!      there's a real stink in here!  
3    MODISMOS decir o echar pestes de algn      to slag sb off *     
siempre anda echando pestes de su jefe      she's always slagging off her boss *     
4      (Cono Sur, gen)   infectious disease  
(=viruela)  
smallpox
5      (Andes)   (=resfriado)   cold
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
nf.
Black Death
exp.
be a pain
(MODISMOS)
exp.
to be a nuisance
(MODISMOS)
exp.
bubonic plague
exp.
a plague of mice
exp.
there's a real stink in here!
exp.
your shoes stink to high heaven!
exp.
the stench was so bad that he had to cover {o} hold his nose
exp.
to avoid sth/sb like the plague
(MODISMOS)
exp.
she avoids journalists like the plague
exp.
curse; speak in anger; say harsh words
exp.
she's always slagging off her boss
exp.
to slag sb off
(MODISMOS)

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