m,f(ver tb polla)
- 1 [Zool] 1.1 (cría — de gallina) chick; (— de otras aves) chick, young bird 1.2 (adulto) chicken sudar como un pollo [familiar/colloquial] to sweat like a pig [colloquial/familiar] estoy sudada como un pollo I'm soaked in sweat 1.3 [Coc] chicken pollo asado roast chicken pollo para asar or (RPl) pollo parrillero or (Chi) pollo broiler roasting chicken, broiler (AmE) listo el pollo (AmL) [familiar/colloquial] that's that! nos tomamos un taxi y listo el pollo we'll take a taxi and that's that! hago esto y listo el pollo I'll just do this and then I'm calling it a day quedarse como un pollo (Col) [familiar/colloquial] to snuff it [colloquial/familiar], to kick the bucket [colloquial/familiar]
- 2 [familiar/colloquial] (m) young lad; (f) young girl oye pollo, más respeto have a little more respect, young lad o young man está usted todavía hecho un pollo you still look very young o like a youngster tus hijas ya son pollitas your daughters have already grown up into real young ladies un bar lleno de pollos pera vestidos a la última a bar full of rich kids wearing the latest fashions [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
Sanfermines (The festival of San Fermín) is from 6th-14th July and the festival of 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.