There are 2 main translations of una in English:

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una

pronombre

un, → uno1, → uno2
  • 1.1 [familiar] (mala pasada) See examples: me hizo una gordísima
    she played a really dirty trick on me
    [familiar]
    1.2 [familiar] (paliza, bofetada, etc) See examples: te voy a dar una
    you're going to get a good thumping ( o whack etc)
    [familiar]
    1.3 [familiar] (con valor ponderativo) See examples: ¡había una de gente …!
    there was such a crowd!
    there were so many people!
    1.4a una tiremos todos a una
    let's all pull together
    1.5a la una, a las dos, ¡a las tres!

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There are 2 main translations of una in English:

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uña

sustantivo femenino

Example sentences
  • Floro dijo que se iba tranquilo, pero ahora saca las uñas.
  • Los huevos permanecen durante semanas en ropas, suelo y uñas.
  • Hay que retocarlas mensualmente debido al crecimiento de la uña natural.

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