Translation of globo in English:
- 1 1.1 (Juegos) echar globos (Colombia) estar como un globo [familiar]1.2 (de chicle) 1.3 (en comics)to be like a barrel[familiar]speech balloon o bubble
1.4 (de una lámpara)
Compoundsspherical glass lampshade
- 5 (España) [familiar] 5.1 (preservativo) 5.2 (enfado) See examples: se agarró un globo de mucho cuidadoanda con un globo tremendohe hit the roof[familiar]he had a fit[familiar]5.3 (de alcohol, drogas) See examples: anoche ibas con un globo impresionanteshe's in a really foul o bad moodyou were high as a kite last night[familiar]you were really out of your head last night[argot]
- "Dice el necio que ""alguien"" lanzó un globo de prueba."
- En esta plaza se lanzarán también globos de papel.
- Además, piensan en llevar globos rojos y blancos.
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