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vieja

  
      sf  
1    (=anciana)   old woman
2    *   la vieja      (=madre)   my mum *      (=esposa)   my old woman *     
3      (Cono Sur)   (=petardo)   cracker, squib
4      (Méx)   [+de cigarro]   cigar stub
Translation Spanish - English Collins Dictionary  
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exp.
my old woman
exp.
my mum
nf.
1) grand old name (f), 2) has-been (f)
nf.
time-honoured custom
exp.
my old woman
exp.
old clothes
exp.
secondhand clothes
exp.
a has-been
exp.
the old guard
(MODISMOS)
exp.
a professor of the old school
exp.
my father is of the old school
exp.
that's ancient history
exp.
so what's new?
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'vieja' also found in translations in English-Spanish dictionary
exp.
la vieja
exp.
una vieja
n.
la vieja gloria
n.
la vieja amistad
exp.
de la vieja escuela
[Fig.]
exp.
es una vieja tradición/costumbre
exp.
pertenece a la vieja guardia
exp.
no es tan vieja como parece
exp.
la vaca vieja se quedó sin leche
exp.
...cajas llenas de ropa vieja...
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"vieja": examples and translations in context
La Sra. Pickstock era demasiado vieja... Mrs. Pickstock was too old to have had a child Robert's age.
Su problema es su vieja cuchara. The problem is your old, outdated spoon.
No quiero sentarme con esa vieja. I don't want to sit with this old woman.
No esperaba encontrar a una vieja. I didn't expect to find an old woman.
Era vieja pero tenía suficiente espacio. It was older, but there was plenty of room.
Deberás esperar para vengarte cuando sea vieja. You've got to wait to get your revenge when she's old.
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