- 1.1 (unidad de peso) kilogram, kilo 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (gran cantidad) tengo kilos de or un kilo de cosas que hacer I have loads of o a whole load of things to do [colloquial/familiar] estar un kilo (RPl) [familiar/colloquial] to be great [colloquial/familiar] sudar un kilo (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to sweat blood, to work one's butt off (AmE) [colloquial/familiar], , to slog one's guts out (BrE) [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 (Esp) [argot/slang], (de pesetas) million me costó un kilo/dos kilos I paid a million/two million (euros) for it
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The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.