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gota

Translation of gota in English:

feminine noun

  • 1 (de líquido) gotas de sudor
    beads of sweat
    ¿llueve mucho? — no, son cuatro gotas
    is it raining hard? — no, just a few drops or it's just spitting
    añadir unas gotitas de ron
    add a few drops of rum
    se lo bebió hasta la última gota
    she drank it right down to the last drop
    solo bebí una gota de champán
    I only had a drop of champagne
    no queda ni gota de leche
    there isn't (so much as) a drop of milk left
    no tenemos ni gota de pan
    we're completely out of bread
    no tiene ni gota de sentido común
    she hasn't an ounce of common sense
    la gota que rebasa el vaso or que colma el vaso or (Mexico) que derrama el vino
    the last straw
    the straw that breaks the camel's back
    parecerse/ser como dos gotas de agua
    to be as like as two peas in a pod
    sudar la gota gorda [colloquial]
    (transpirar) to sweat buckets
    (trabajar mucho) to sweat blood
    to work one's butt off (US) [colloquial]
    to slog one's guts out (British) [colloquial]
Example sentences
  • Acerca del destino de la OEA no vale exprimir una sola gota de tinta.
  • Todo comenzaba con las primeras gotas de lluvia.
  • En ellos el uso de gotas los puede proteger bastante.
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