bola = ball feminine noun


feminine noun
feminine noun

English Translation of BOLA

: ball
bola de nievesnowball
bola de billarbilliard ball
: scoop (of ice cream)
familiar : lie, fib familiar
Mexico familiar : bunch
una bola de rateros/mentirasa bunch of thieves/lies
Mexico : uproar, tumult
hacerse bolas con Mexico : to muddle up (facts), to make a mess of

Examples of BOLA

van a sacar la bola premiada they're going to pick the winning ball
del susto se me ha hecho una bola en el estómago my stomach knotted up with fright
se lo he dicho mil veces pero no me da bola I've told him a thousand times but he doesn't take any notice or a blind bit of notice
¡dale bola! what, again!
aquí cada uno va a su bola everyone does their own thing here (familiar)
tú (ve) a tu bola just do your own thing (familiar)
no me paró bolas he didn't take any notice
para que no le salgan bolas es mejor lavarlo a mano it's best to wash it by hand to stop bobbles
hacerse bolas to get bobbly
sacar bola to flex one's muscles
tú estás mal de la bola you're nuts (familiar)
¡vaya bola que nos metiste! what a fib you told us!
este niño nos quiere meter una bola that boy's trying to put one past us (familiar)
¡qué bola más grande! what a whopper! (familiar)
¿no te habrás tragado esa bola? you didn't swallow that one, did you? (familiar)
correr la bola to spread the word
¿quién ha corrido la bola de que se van a vivir al extranjero? who's been spreading the word that they're going to move abroad?
dar bola to polish shoes
media bola small slam

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