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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