"manta" English translation

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"manta" in English

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"manta" in Spanish

ES manta
volume_up
{masculine}

1. Spain, colloquial

volume_up
bum {noun} [Amer.] [coll.]
manta (also: vago, flojo, vaga, floja)
volume_up
dosser {noun} [Brit.] [coll.] (idler)
volume_up
layabout {noun} [coll.]

Context sentences for "manta" in English

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SpanishAñadiré que coincido en que lo de "tirar de la manta" ha pasado ahora al dominio público.
I would add that I agree that whistle-blowing is now in the public knowledge.
SpanishAñadiré que coincido en que lo de " tirar de la manta " ha pasado ahora al dominio público.
I would add that I agree that whistle-blowing is now in the public knowledge.
SpanishAsí, pues, podríamos decir que también nosotros tiramos de la manta.
One could therefore say that we, too, have been whistle-blowers.
Spanishcarretera y manta, colega, y no vuelvas nunca
hit the road, Jack, and don't you ever come back
Spanishfui al coche a buscar la manta
Spanishfui al coche a por la manta
Spanishhay restaurantes a manta
SpanishNo fue este Parlamento, fue en lo accesorio la Comisión, fue el Consejo de Ministros, que siempre ha intentado esconder las cosas bajo la manta.
It was not this Parliament, and only to a very minor extent the Commission. It was the Council of Ministers who tried repeatedly to keep things under wraps.
SpanishMarta Andreasen, que ha tomado el relevo a la hora de tirar de la manta, está demostrando que la administración financiera es insuficiente para prevenir cualquier tipo de fraude.
At the moment, Mrs Marta Andreasen, the new whistle-blower, is demonstrating that the financial administration is inadequate when it comes to preventing fraud of any kind.