Translation of colar in English:

colar

vt

vi

  • [familiar/colloquial] [cuento/historia] no le vayas con esa historia porque no va a colar don't try telling him that because it won't wash [colloquial/familiar]

colarse v pron

  • 2 2.1 [familiar/colloquial] (entrar, penetrar) se cuela una corriente de aire por debajo de la puerta there's a draft coming in under the door no dejes la puerta entreabierta porque se cuela el olor don't leave the door open, it'll let the smell in 2.2 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], (equivocarse) to get it wrong [colloquial/familiar], to be wrong 2.3 (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] (enamorarse) colarse por algn to fall for sb [colloquial/familiar]

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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.