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historia

Translation of historia in English:

nombre femenino/feminine noun

  • 3 [familiar/colloquial] 3.1 (cuento, excusa) ahora me viene con la historia de que le robaron la cartera now he's come up with this story o/or tale about his wallet being stolen no me vengas con historias don't give me any of your stories déjate de historias y dime por qué no viniste ayer stop making excuses and tell me why you didn't come yesterday ya estoy harta de escuchar siempre la misma historia I'm fed up with hearing the same old excuse o/or story time and again [familiar/colloquial] 3.2 (asunto) alguien se quejó de no sé qué historias somebody complained about something or other [familiar/colloquial] estuvo metido en una historia de drogas he was mixed up in some business o/or something to do with drugs [familiar/colloquial] 3.3 (lío amoroso) scene [familiar/colloquial] tuvo una historia con una inglesa he had a scene with an English girl

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