n(esp AmE) [slang/argot]
- 1.1 (humiliating failure) revés (m), batacazo (m) (Esp) [familiar/colloquial]More example sentences1.2 (fall) porrazo (m) [familiar/colloquial], costalada (f) [familiar/colloquial], costalazo (m) [familiar/colloquial]
More example sentences
- Moving to the other side of the aisle, the Democrats certainly had their fair share of political pratfalls.
- The show often revolves around her I Love Lucy-esque pratfalls and goof-ups.
- I think of it more as a no-system system with the same pitfalls and pratfalls as every other system, due to human involvement more than anything.
- The fall, of course, was a choreographed pratfall, spoofing all the negative stories surrounding ‘Sweet Charity.’
- And he also had a nation's sides splitting in the second-placed moment, a classic old-fashioned pratfall in which he falls through a raised bar flap while trying to impress two women in a pub.
- It's simply not the right setting for a play so full of movement and slapstick pratfalls: the cramped stage forces the cast to huddle together, while the echoey acoustics magnify every trip and body-slam.
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Each of the 55 different administrative areas into which Spain is divided is called a provincia. Each provincia includes a main city or town, sometimes more, depending on its social and economic power. The provincial capital usually has the same name as the province.