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flea

Pronunciation: /fliː/

Translation of flea in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • pulga (feminine) to send sb away o off with a flea in her/his ear echar a algn con cajas destempladas, mandar a algn a paseo [colloquial/familiar] he went off with a flea in his ear salió con las orejas gachas (before noun/delante del nombre) [collar/powder] antipulgas (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable)
    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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