Translation of candela in English:
nombre femenino/feminine noun
- 1.1 (fuego) fire ¿tienes candela? [familiar/colloquial] have you got a light? no te acerques a la candela don't go too near the fire dar candela (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial] to be annoying, be a nuisance darle candela a algn (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] to beat sb up [familiar/colloquial] echar candela (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial], estaba que echaba candela she was fuming o seething o livid [familiar/colloquial] estar en la candela (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial] to be at the center of things [familiar/colloquial] jugar con candela (Colombia) to play with fire ser/estar candela (Venezuela) [familiar/colloquial], líderes que son candela firm leaders el discurso estaba candela the speech was hard-hitting el examen estuvo candela the exam was really tough [familiar/colloquial] toma candela (España/Spain) [familiar/colloquial] how about that, then?, pretty good, eh? 1.2 (vela) candle
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