- 1 1.1 (para vino) glass (with a stem); (para postres) goblet me llenó la copa de vino he filled my glass with wine 1.2 (contenido) ¿quieres una copita de jerez? would you like a (glass of) sherry? me invitó a una copa he bought me a drink vamos a tomar una(s) copa(s) let's go for a drink lleva or tiene unas copas de más he's had a bit too much to drink, he's had one o a few too many [colloquial/familiar] apurar la copa del dolor/de la amargura [literary/literario] to drain the cup of sorrow/bitterness [literary/literario] eso me/le llenó la copa (Col) that was the last straw irse de copas [familiar/colloquial] to go out for a drink
- 2 [Dep] cup
- 3 3.1 (de un árbol) top, crown como la copa de un pino, es una estafa como la copa de un pino it's a huge swindle un músico como la copa de un pino a truly great musician una mentira como la copa de un pino a whopping great lie [colloquial/familiar] 3.2 (de un sostén) cup 3.3 (de un sombrero) crown
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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.