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colada

Translation of colada in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 1 (España/Spain) (lavado) hacer la colada to do the laundry o/or (inglés británico/British English) washing hago dos coladas por semana I do the laundry twice a week, I do two washes a week tender la colada to hang out the washing meter a algn en la colada (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to drag sb into an argument ( o/or fight etc) meterse en la colada (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to get in on the act [familiar/colloquial]

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