Translation of flea in Spanish:
- 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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An estanco is an establishment selling tobacco, stamps, bus and subway passes and other products whose sale is restricted. Cigarettes etc are sold in bars and cafés but at higher prices. Estancos also sell stationery and sometimes newspapers.