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porra

  
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1    [+de policía]   truncheon, billyclub   (EEUU)  
2      (Téc)   large hammer
3      (Culin)   large club-shaped fritter   large club-shaped fritter  
4    *   (=nariz)   conk *  , hooter *  , schnozzle   (esp EEUU)   **  
5    (=juego)   sweep, sweepstake
6    *, exclamaciones   ¡porras!      (=¡maldición!)   damn! **      (=¡mentira!)   rubbish!  
¡una porra!      no way! *     
¡a la porra!      get out!  
¡a la porra el ministro!      the minister can go to hell! *     
mandar a algn a la porra      to tell sb to go to hell *  , send sb packing  
¡vete a la porra!      go to hell! *     
¡qué coche ni que porras!      car my foot!  
7      (Méx, Dep)   fans    pl  ,   (Teat)   claque
8      (Andes, Cono Sur)   (=mechón)   curl
9      (CAm, Méx, Pol)   political gang
10      (CAm)   (=olla)   metal cooking pot
11    ***   (=pene)   prick ***  
12    *   (=pesado)   bore
13    *  
(=jactancia)  

gasta mucha porra      he's always boasting, he's always shooting his mouth off *     
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
¡una porra! exp.
no way!

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Collaborative Dictionary     Spanish-English
exp.
get out!
exp.
rubbish!
exp.
damn!
exp.
go to hell!
exp.
the minister can go to hell!
exp.
he's always boasting
exp.
he's always shooting his mouth off
exp.
to tell sb to go to hell
exp.
send sb packing
exp.
car my foot!
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'porra' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
¡porras!
exp.
¡vete a la porra!
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¡vete a la porra!
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¡vete a la porra!
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¡vete a la porra!
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¡vete a al porra!
[Vulg.]
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¡puede irse a la porra!
(IDIOMS)
exp.
irse a la porra
[UK] (IDIOMS)
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mandar a algn al cuerno {or} a la porra
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"porra": examples and translations in context
Esa porra desaparece en el momento en que Yago es detenido. Then there's the crime weapon, the club Yago carried and which witnesses saw.
Creo que tiene esa porra arriba en su bolso. She still has that club in her purse upstairs.
Es por las esposas y la porra. There's something about hand cuffs and a truncheon.
Influencia, y cómo manejarla, como una porra. Influence, and how to wield it, Like a truncheon.
Comenzó a golpearme con su porra. He started beating me up with his Baton.
Tengo que defenderme con la porra. I have to defend myself with the baton.
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