There are 2 translations of cola in English:

cola1

f

  • 2 2.1 (fila, línea) line (inglés norteamericano/American English) queue (inglés británico/British English) podemos esperar, no hay mucha cola we could wait, there isn't much of a line o/or queue tuvimos que hacer cola durante dos horas we had to wait in line o/or 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/or queue brincarse or saltarse la cola (México/Mexico) to push in [familiar/colloquial], to cut the line (inglés norteamericano/American English) to jump the queue (inglés británico/British English) 2.2 (de una clasificación, carrera) un partido entre dos equipos en la cola a game between two bottom-of-the-league teams o/or 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/or the league [familiar/colloquial] a la cola del pelotón at the tail end of the group
  • 5 (Venezuela) [Automovilismo/Cars] pedir cola to hitchhike ¿me puedes dar la cola? can you give me a lift o/or a ride?

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There are 2 translations of cola in English:

cola2

m

(Chile) [familiar, ofensivo/colloquial, offensive]

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Word of the day amnistiar
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Cultural fact of the day

Spain's War of Independence against Napoleon Bonaparte's French occupation was ignited by the popular revolt in Madrid on 2 May 1808 against the French army. With support from the Duke of Wellington, Spanish resistance continued for over five years in a guerra de guerrillas which gave the world the concept and the term guerrilla warfare. The autocratic Fernando VII was restored to the throne in 1814, and his first act was to abolish the progressive Constitution of Cadiz adopted in 1812.