Translation of knees-up in Spanish:
- (British English) [colloquial]we had a knees-upestuvimos de farra or de jarana [colloquial]Example sentences
- I love entertaining, and would rather have a dinner party than a knees-up any day!
- Whether you are throwing a grand soirée or a small knees-up in your front room, there is nothing worse than being at a party lit like a police station.
- One of the many events held last week to celebrate the Queen's Jubilee was a knees-up organised by Bedford Community Retirement Group.
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