- pulga (f) to send sb away o off with a flea in her/his ear echar a algn con cajas destempladas, mandar a algn a paseo [familiar/colloquial] he went off with a flea in his ear salió con las orejas gachas (before n) [collar/powder] antipulgas (adj inv)More example sentences
- Plague mostly affected rodents, but fleas could transmit the disease to people too.
- Plague is transmitted by fleas that live on rodents.
- It put poison in his blood that killed fleas after one bite.
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.