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tripe
American English: /traɪp/
British English: /trʌɪp/

Translation of tripe in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (Cookery)
    mondongo (masculine) (South America) or (Spain) callos (masculine plural) or (Mexico) pancita (feminine) or (Chile) guatitas (feminine plural)
    Example sentences
    • In Watsonville they do great brain, tripe or tongue tacos.
    • Andouillettes are a Normandy specialty made by filling pig intestine with more pig intestines and tripe, or cow's stomach lining.
    • I never see any of the great meat delicacies around your shop… you know, brains, sweetbreads, kidneys, tripe, lamb tongue.
    1.2 (nonsense) [colloquial]
    paparruchas (feminine plural) [colloquial]
    chorradas (feminine plural) (Spain) [colloquial]
    mamadas (feminine plural) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    babosadas (feminine plural) (Central America) (Colombia) (Mexico) [colloquial]
    leseras (feminine plural) (Chile) [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Yes, but then how many people are really interested in the tripe and rubbish served up at 6.30 pm on the programme.
    • There's a Minister for Global Health out there somewhere and it seems that if you write beyond your allocation of tripe and twaddle, he or she will take retribution.
    • This tripe, trivia and tosh poisons British politics and belittles us all

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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.