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dregs
American English: /drɛɡz/
British English: /drɛɡz/

Translation of dregs in Spanish:

plural noun

  • (sediment)
    posos (masculine plural)
    cunchos (masculine plural) (Colombia)
    conchos (masculine plural) (Chile)
    there are only the dregs left
    solo quedan los restos
    he drained the bottle to the dregs
    apuró la botella
    the dregs of humanity/society
    la escoria de la humanidad/sociedad
    Example sentences
    • This fits directly below the machine, holds a container for coffee dregs and has space for a number of cups and saucers as well as filters and other accessories, all of which are dishwasher-proof.
    • Greeks also ‘knock wood’ to guard against misfortune, and reading one's fortunes in the patterns of coffee dregs remains popular.
    • ‘Oh well,’ I say, draining the dregs of my coffee.

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    onces

    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.