There are 2 translations of cola in English:

cola1

f

  • 2 2.1 (fila, línea) line (AmE) queue (BrE) podemos esperar, no hay mucha cola we could wait, there isn't much of a line o queue tuvimos que hacer cola durante dos horas we had to wait in line o we had to queue for two hours ¡a la cola! get in line!, get in the queue! pónganse a la cola por favor please join the (end of the) line o queue brincarse or saltarse la cola (Méx) to push in [colloquial/familiar], to cut the line (AmE) to jump the queue (BrE) 2.2 (de una clasificación, carrera) un partido entre dos equipos en la cola a game between two bottom-of-the-league teams o two teams at the bottom of the division en lo que se refiere a la investigación científica estamos a la cola as far as scientific research is concerned, we are at the bottom of the pile o the league [colloquial/familiar] a la cola del pelotón at the tail end of the group
  • 5 (Ven) [Auto] pedir cola to hitchhike ¿me puedes dar la cola? can you give me a lift o a ride?

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There are 2 translations of cola in English:

cola2

m

(Chi) [fam & ofensivo]

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Word of the day mandíbula
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Cultural fact of the day

Today is Fiesta de Santiago (St James' Day). The famous Camino de Santiago, the pilgrimage of thousands of people from all over Spain and many other parts of Europe to the holy city of Santiago de Compostela, takes place in the week leading up to St James' Day, 25 July. The city also has its fiestas around this time. The streets are full of musicians and performers for two weeks of celebrations culminating in the Festival del Apóstol.