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Translation of fresca in English:

sustantivo femenino

  • 2 [familiar] (insolencia) See examples: lo regañé y me soltó una fresca
    I told him off and he had the nerve to answer me back
    le dije cuatro frescas y me marché
    I gave him a piece of my mind and left

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    In some Andean countries, particularly Chile, onces is a light meal eaten between five and six p.m., the equivalent of "afternoon tea" in Britain. In Colombia, on the other hand, onces is a light snack eaten between breakfast and lunch. It is also known as mediasnueves.