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bola

Translation of bola in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 3 (Andes) (Río de la Plata) [familiar] (atención) See examples: se lo dije pero él no me dio bola or pero él, ni bola
    I told him, but he didn't take the slightest bit o (inglés británico) a blind bit of notice
    [familiar]
  • 4 (México) [familiar] (montón) See examples: una bola de niños
    loads of o a whole bunch of kids
    [familiar]
    una bola de libros
    stacks o loads of books
    [familiar]
  • 5 (México) [familiar] (brillo) See examples: ¿le doy bola?
    shall I polish o shine your shoes?
Example sentences
  • Una bola de helado de vainilla también puede reemplazar el azúcar.
  • Sin pan, con bola de billar, con silla.
  • Haciendo una bola con ellos se los guardó en el bolsillo.

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