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monty

Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːnti; ˈmɒnti/

Translation of monty in Spanish:

noun/nombre

(British English/inglés británico) [colloquial/familiar]
  • 1 (everything) to go the full monty ir* por todas [colloquial/familiar], ir* a por todas (Spain/España) [colloquial/familiar]
    Example sentences
    • I'm not certain whether shareholders can expect the full monty through their letterboxes, but they might think about clearing a space just in case.
    • I was going for the really basic medical check, rather than the full monty, mainly as it was the cheapest option.
    • It had hairpin bends and was in the blaze of the midday sun - the full monty as far as mountains go.
  • 2 (total nudity) to do the full monty quedar(se) en cueros [colloquial/familiar]

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