pelea


pelea
f.
1 fight (a golpes).
peleas callejeras street fighting
2 row, quarrel (riña).
3 combat, armed struggle, engagement.
pres.indicat.
3rd person singular (él/ella/ello) present indicative of spanish verb: pelear.
imperat.
2nd person singular (tú) Imperative of Spanish verb: pelear.
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pelea
nombre femenino
1 (física) fight; (verbal) quarrel, row
2 (esfuerzo) struggle
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FRASEOLOGÍA
buscar pelea to look for trouble
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noun f.
1) fight
2) quarrel
3) row
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SF [a golpes, patadas] fight; (=discusión, riña) quarrel, row

armar una pelea — to start a fight

gallo de pelea — fighting cock, gamecock

pelea de gallos — cockfight

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femenino
a) (discusión) quarrel, fight (colloq), argument

buscar pelea — to try to pick a quarrel o fight

tuvimos una pelea — we quarreled o had an argument

b) (en sentido físico) fight
c) (en boxeo) fight
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= scramble, fight, quarrel, fray, donnybrook, run-in, altercation, fighting, bickering, squabble, squabbling, brawl, rumble, fistfight, dust-up.
Ex. Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.
Ex. The proud mother, as a result, had been a leader in the fight to establish a program for the 'gifted and talented' in the public school system.
Ex. The following account of a quarrel which took place in about 1540 between Thomas Platter and Balthasar Ruch comes from Platter's autobiography = El siguiente relato de la pelea que tuvo lugar alreadedor de 1540 entre Thomas Platter y Balthasar Ruch procede de la autobiografía del mismo Platter.
Ex. The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
Ex. Feaver mentioned that she and Claverhouse frequently engage in some real 'donnybrooks,' as she put it, which invariably include a lot of amicable bantering, whenever they discuss anything.
Ex. 'When you've been here a while, you'll see that it's hard to avoid run-ins with her,' Lehmann spoke up.
Ex. Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
Ex. The children were involved in manual labour, guard duty, front-line fighting, bomb manufacture, setting sea/land mines & radio & communication.
Ex. Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
Ex. One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
Ex. The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
Ex. About 75% of all personal acts of violence (murder, assault and battery), 90% of vandalism, 75% of public brawls, & more than 50% of burglaries & thefts are alcohol-related.
Ex. It is common practice for gang members to make sure that the police are informed of an impending rumble.
Ex. Gone are the days of the good old fistfight, where instead of grabbing a gun, a knife or a bat to end an argument, you actually used your fist to make your point.
Ex. The annual global dust-up over whale hunting is about to kick off again.
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* pelea a bofetadas = face-slapping.
* pelea a muerte = fight to death.
* pelea a puñetazos = fistfight.
* pelea de almohadas = pillow fight.
* pelea de boxeo = prize fight, boxing match.
* pelea de perros = dogfight [dog fight].
* pelea hasta la muerte = fight to death.
* separar una pelea = break up + fight.
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femenino
a) (discusión) quarrel, fight (colloq), argument

buscar pelea — to try to pick a quarrel o fight

tuvimos una pelea — we quarreled o had an argument

b) (en sentido físico) fight
c) (en boxeo) fight
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= scramble, fight, quarrel, fray, donnybrook, run-in, altercation, fighting, bickering, squabble, squabbling, brawl, rumble, fistfight, dust-up.

Ex: Mergers and acquisitions are playing an increasing important part in corporate strategies, stimulated by the scramble for market position in the new Europe.

Ex: The proud mother, as a result, had been a leader in the fight to establish a program for the 'gifted and talented' in the public school system.
Ex: The following account of a quarrel which took place in about 1540 between Thomas Platter and Balthasar Ruch comes from Platter's autobiography = El siguiente relato de la pelea que tuvo lugar alreadedor de 1540 entre Thomas Platter y Balthasar Ruch procede de la autobiografía del mismo Platter.
Ex: The academic librarian, by remaining neutral, can stay above the fray and does not need to take sides in order to provide scholars with access to the truth.
Ex: Feaver mentioned that she and Claverhouse frequently engage in some real 'donnybrooks,' as she put it, which invariably include a lot of amicable bantering, whenever they discuss anything.
Ex: 'When you've been here a while, you'll see that it's hard to avoid run-ins with her,' Lehmann spoke up.
Ex: Then I came within this disagreeable person's atmosphere, and lo! before I know what's happened I'm involved in an unpleasant altercation.
Ex: The children were involved in manual labour, guard duty, front-line fighting, bomb manufacture, setting sea/land mines & radio & communication.
Ex: Even if the management decided to make an arbitrary decision, it would be better than the endless bickering and ad-hoc measures we are having to put up with.
Ex: One might mistakenly be left with the impression that the crisis is a mere 'banana republic' squabble over power.
Ex: The DVD-RW drive has arrived but not without lots of squabbling among industry competitors.
Ex: About 75% of all personal acts of violence (murder, assault and battery), 90% of vandalism, 75% of public brawls, & more than 50% of burglaries & thefts are alcohol-related.
Ex: It is common practice for gang members to make sure that the police are informed of an impending rumble.
Ex: Gone are the days of the good old fistfight, where instead of grabbing a gun, a knife or a bat to end an argument, you actually used your fist to make your point.
Ex: The annual global dust-up over whale hunting is about to kick off again.
* pelea a bofetadas = face-slapping.
* pelea a muerte = fight to death.
* pelea a puñetazos = fistfight.
* pelea de almohadas = pillow fight.
* pelea de boxeo = prize fight, boxing match.
* pelea de perros = dogfight [dog fight].
* pelea hasta la muerte = fight to death.
* separar una pelea = break up + fight.

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pelea
feminine
1 (riña, discusión) quarrel, fight (colloq), argument
anda siempre buscando pelea he's always trying to pick a quarrel o fight, he's always looking for an argument
es ella la que siempre está armando pelea she's the one who always starts the fights
tuvimos una pelea we quarreled o had an argument
2 (en sentido físico) fight
ni en pelea de perros (Chi fam); never in one's life
3 (en boxeo) fight
Compuesto:
pelea de gallos
(literal) cockfight; (discusión acalorada) shouting match
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Del verbo pelear: (conjugate pelear)

pelea es:

3ª persona singular (él/ella/usted) presente indicativo

2ª persona singular (tú) imperativo

Multiple Entries:
pelea    
pelear
pelea sustantivo femenino
a) (discusión) quarrel, fight (colloq), argument;

buscar pelea to try to pick a quarrel o fight;

tuvimos una pelea we quarreled o had an argument
b) (en sentido físico) fight;

pelea de gallos cockfight

pelear (conjugate pelear) verbo intransitivo
a) (discutir) to quarrel;

peleaon por una tontería they quarreled o (colloq) had a fight over a silly little thing

b) [novios] (discutir) to quarrel, argue;

(terminar) to break up, split up
c) (en sentido físico) to fight;

pelea por algo to fight over sth
pelearse verbo pronominal
a) (discutir) to quarrel;

(pegarse) to fight;
pelease por algo to quarrel/fight over sth
b) [novios] (discutir) to quarrel;

(terminar) to break up, split up
pelea sustantivo femenino
1 (lucha) fight
2 (discusión) row, quarrel: siempre está buscando pelea, he's always trying to pick a quarrel
pelear verbo intransitivo
1 (luchar) to fight
2 (discutir) to quarrel, argue
3 (esforzarse por algo) to work hard
'pelea' also found in these entries:
Spanish:
bronca
- callejera
- callejero
- contienda
- deslucir
- disputa
- gallera
- gallero
- gallo
- gresca
- lance
- reñida
- reñido
- riña
- tomo
- trapisonda
- amañar
- andar
- armar
- bochinche
- interponerse
- intervenir
- lucha
- parado
- peleador
- rendir
- tongo
English:
aggro
- argument
- bang
- bust-up
- culminate
- fight
- fistfight
- pick
- punch-up
- rough-and-tumble
- roughhouse
- row
- run-in
- scrap
- spoil for
- struggle
- tussle
- work up to
- brawl
- bust
- ensue
- falling
- fist
- quarrel
- spoil
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pelea nf
1. [a golpes] fight;
una pelea cuerpo a cuerpo a hand-to-hand fight
2. [discusión] row, quarrel
3. [combate] fight;
una pelea de gallos a cockfight
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pelea
f fight
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pelea nf
1) lucha: fight
2) : quarrel
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pelea n
1. (lucha) fight
hubo una pelea en la calle there was a fight in the street
2. (riña) quarrel / row
se oyen las peleas de los vecinos we can hear the neighbours' rows

Spanish-English dictionary. 2013.

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