There are 2 translations of cola in English:

cola1

f

  • 2 2.1 (fila, línea) line (AmE) queue (BrE) podemos esperar, no hay mucha cola we could wait, there isn't much of a line o queue tuvimos que hacer cola durante dos horas we had to wait in line o we had to queue for two hours ¡a la cola! get in line!, get in the queue! pónganse a la cola por favor please join the (end of the) line o queue brincarse or saltarse la cola (Méx) to push in [colloquial/familiar], to cut the line (AmE) to jump the queue (BrE) 2.2 (de una clasificación, carrera) un partido entre dos equipos en la cola a game between two bottom-of-the-league teams o two teams at the bottom of the division en lo que se refiere a la investigación científica estamos a la cola as far as scientific research is concerned, we are at the bottom of the pile o the league [colloquial/familiar] a la cola del pelotón at the tail end of the group
  • 5 (Ven) [Auto] pedir cola to hitchhike ¿me puedes dar la cola? can you give me a lift o a ride?

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There are 2 translations of cola in English:

cola2

m

(Chi) [fam & ofensivo]

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Word of the day veloz
adj
fast …
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.