There are 2 translations of mug in Spanish:

mug1

Pronunciation: /mʌg/

n

  • 1 (cup) taza (f) (alta y sin platillo) tarro (m) (Méx, Ven) beer mug jarra (f) or (Méx, Ven) tarro (m) de cerveza
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    • "Thanks," I replied as he placed a steaming mug of black coffee in front of me.
    • The teacher lifted her empty coffee mug and headed to the door.
    • A visibly chastened man, holding a chipped mug of tea, Sven duly confirmed his Englishness.
  • 2 (gullible person) (BrE) [colloquial/familiar], idiota (mf), ingenuo, -nua (mf) that's a mug's game es cosa de idiotas
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    • The title of this piece might seem to be no more than a comment on the ease with which the flats, mugs, suckers, punters, marks, gulls, or coneys could be relieved of their money.
    • But if you work out how these people make their money, the answer is simple: from mugs who take the bait.
    • It was amazin' how he'd fooled so many mugs round here over the years and in fact how few people actually knew his record.
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    • This town is being held hostage by mugs, thugs, murderers and intimidators.
    • It's a dour game for thugs, mugs and businessmen.
    • So went poor Jean Dexter, blonde and beautiful, choked and doped and drowned in the bathtub of her Upper West Side apartment by a couple of mugs in suits and leather gloves.
  • 3 3.1 (face) [slang/argot] cara (f), jeta (f) [argot/slang], careto (m) (Esp) [argot/slang] get your ugly mug out of here! ¡lárgate de aquí! [familiar/colloquial] 3.2mug shot
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    • It seems nobody feels that they are guilty until a big, blown up shot of their ugly mug is thrust in front of them with the speed that the offender was doing shown on the snap.
    • Obviously, the reason you keep seeing our four ugly mugs up here night after night is that the ratings are at such a level…
    • Guys, you're not fooling anyone - I've seen your ugly mugs in the liner notes.

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Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.

There are 2 translations of mug in Spanish:

mug2

vt (-gg-)

vi (-gg-)

  • (make faces) (AmE) hacer morisquetas
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    • Expect lots of silly dancing around and mugging to camera.
    • His wacky personality seems anything but morbid in the film, where he mugs for the camera and tells funny stories about his life.
    • He claims that he used to be a nerd, and he mugs for the camera in that doofy smiley way.

Phrasal verbs

mug up

(BrE) [colloquial/familiar]
v + o + adv, v + adv + o [subject] darle* duro a [familiar/colloquial], empollar (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], tragar* (RPl) [familiar/colloquial], matarse en (Méx) [familiar/colloquial], matearse (Chi) [familiar/colloquial], empacarse* (Col) [familiar/colloquial], puñalearse (Ven) [familiar/colloquial] 1.1v + adv to mug up on sth darle* duro a or (Esp tb) empollar or (RPl tb) tragar* or (Méx tb) matarse en or (Ven tb) puñalearse algo [familiar/colloquial]

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offside …
Cultural fact of the day

Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and el encierro (the 'running of the bulls'), takes place in Pamplona in northern Spain. The animals are released into the barricaded streets and people run in front of them, in honor of the town´s patron saint, San Fermín, who was put to death by being dragged by bulls.