nombre femenino/feminine noun
- papaya, pawpaw de papayita (Colombia) [familiar/colloquial], salimos y ahí venía el bus ¡de papayita! we came out and as luck would have it the bus was just coming! me queda de papayita it's really handy for me [familiar/colloquial] me la puso de papayita she handed it to me on a platter (inglés norteamericano/American English) o/or (inglés británico/British English) plate [familiar/colloquial] ser papaya (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to be a cinch o/or a piece of cake [familiar/colloquial]
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