There are 2 translations of sponge in Spanish:

sponge1

Pronunciation: /spʌndʒ/

n

  • 1 1.1 c [Zool] esponja (f) 1.2 c (for bath) esponja (f) throw in 3 1.3 (wipe) [colloquial/familiar] (no pl) give your face a quick sponge pásate una esponja ( or una toalla húmeda etc) por la cara

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A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.

There are 2 translations of sponge in Spanish:

sponge2

vt

  • 1 (clean) pasar una esponja ( or una toalla húmeda etc) por sponge your face pásate una esponja ( or una toalla húmeda etc) por la cara to sponge the dirt off sth limpiar algo con una esponja/con un trapo

Phrasal verbs

sponge down

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[person/horse] pasarle una esponja mojada a; [wall] limpiar con una esponja mojada

sponge up

v + o + adv, v + adv + o
[liquid/spillage] limpiar (con una esponja)

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Word of the day anteojeras
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blinders (US), blinkers (GB) …
Cultural fact of the day

A gitano is a member of Spain's gypsy community. Gypsies often live in camps and retain their nomadic habits. They have preserved many of their customs and do not usually integrate into the mainstream of Spanish society. Their language is caló. Gypsies have been a great influence on flamenco, and many of the best performers are gypsies.