ES paja
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{feminine}

1. general

paja (also: pajilla, pajita)
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straw {noun}
Los aprovechamientos secundarios, como la paja, las peladuras y los desperdicios en general, deberían usarse en su producción.
By-products, such as straw, parings and waste in general, would be used in their production.
Con una tonelada de paja se puede producir media tonelada de pulpa de papel y un cuarto de tonelada de bioetanol.
Out of a ton of straw you can create half a ton of paper pulp and a quarter of a ton of bioethanol.
Se trata concretamente del heno y la paja, porque pueden resultar ser agentes de contagio en casos de fiebre aftosa.
In this instance, this means hay and straw, which will be examined because they can also be infected with foot and mouth disease.
paja (also: broza)
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chaff {noun} (worthless material)
Por este motivo, debemos separar el grano de la paja.
We must therefore separate the chaff from the wheat.
Por este motivo, debemos separar el grano de la paja.
We must therefore separate the wheat from the chaff.
Una vez más, unos controles y sanciones efectivas para separar el trigo de la paja harán que esta legislación se haga efectiva o se rompa.
Once again, effective controls and sanctions to separate the wheat from the chaff will make or break this legislation.
paja (also: de paja)
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grass {noun} (dried)

2. colloquial

paja (also: hojarasca)
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padding {noun} (in essay, speech)
ha escrito siete páginas pero es pura paja
she's written seven pages but it's pure padding
paja
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waffle {noun} [Brit.] [pej.] (in essay, exam)

3. "para beber"

paja (also: popote, pajita, pajilla)

4. Venezuela

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faucet {noun} [Amer.]
paja (also: llave, canilla, caño)
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spigot {noun} [Amer.] (faucet)
paja (also: canilla, chorro, caño)
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tap {noun} [Brit.] (for water)

5. vulgar

paja
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handjob {noun} [vulg.]
paja
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wank {noun} [Brit.] [vulg.]
paja
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hand job {noun} [vulg.]

Synonyms (Spanish) for "paja":

paja
pajar

Context sentences for "paja" in English

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SpanishNo hay que dejar que la paja se enmohezca ya que se transforma en un producto peligroso.
Hay should not be allowed to go mouldy, since this makes it downright dangerous.
SpanishNo obstante, a este respecto, deberíamos separar el grano de la paja.
However, in this connection, we should not throw the baby out with the bathwater.
SpanishNichols no era paja limpia y que merecía la muerte.
According to a Burmese newspaper, Mr Nichols was a scoundrel who deserved to die.
SpanishSe ha levantado la liebre y hemos tirado el grano con la paja.
The cat is out of the bag, and we have thrown the baby out with the bath-water.
SpanishPermitir que ocurra esto sería como tirar el grano con la paja.
Allowing that to happen would amount to throwing the baby out with the bath water.
SpanishSiempre es más difícil ver la viga en el propio ojo que la paja en ojo ajeno.
It is always more difficult to see the beam in our own eye than the splinter in someone else's eye.
SpanishDetrás de apartados de correo, hombres de paja y cambios de nombres se ocultan empresas de la estafa.
Rip-off companies hide behind post office boxes, front men and name-changing.
SpanishEs como ver la paja en el ojo ajeno sin ver la viga en el propio.
That is like seeing the mote in one’s brother’s eye without noticing the beam in one’s own.
Spanish«Veis la paja en el ojo ajeno y no la viga en el propio.»
‘You see the mote in your brother’s eye, but you do not see the beam in your own eye’.
SpanishSe lo recuerdo porque es muy fácil tirar el grano con la paja.
I am reminding you of this because it is all too easy to throw the baby out with the bathwater.
SpanishEstamos en aquello de "ver la paja en el ojo ajeno y no ver la viga en el ojo propio".
This is a case of 'looking at the speck in someone else's eye and failing to see the plank in our own eye'.
Spanishver la paja en el ojo ajeno y no la viga en el propio
to see the mote in one's neighbor's eye and not the beam in one's own
SpanishNo obstante, buscan la paja en el ojo de Austria y no quieren ver la viga en su propio país.
Yet you seek to lay all the blame at Austria's door, and turn a blind eye to the Balkans in your own backyard.
SpanishEn lo que se refiere a los objetivos de la política energética, no debemos tirar el grano con la paja.
As far as our energy policy goals are concerned, we should not throw the baby out with the bathwater.
SpanishNo obstante, buscan la paja en el ojo de Austria y no quieren ver la viga en su propio país.
Yet you seek to lay all the blame at Austria' s door, and turn a blind eye to the Balkans in your own backyard.
SpanishPor este motivo, debemos separar el grano de la paja.
However, it is obvious that quality is not always guaranteed.
SpanishSe trata una vez más de la alegoría de la paja y la viga.
Another case of the proverb of the beam and the mote.
SpanishAsí sea, pero antes de buscar la paja en el ojo de nuestros vecinos,¿no deberíamos quitar la viga del nuestro?
So be it, but before we go looking for the speck in our neighbour's eye, should we not remove the plank from our own?
SpanishAsí sea, pero antes de buscar la paja en el ojo de nuestros vecinos, ¿no deberíamos quitar la viga del nuestro?
So be it, but before we go looking for the speck in our neighbour's eye, should we not remove the plank from our own?
SpanishAhora lo que tenemos que hacer es separar el grano de la paja, a diferencia de lo que pretenden algunos colegas de esta Cámara.
We must now not throw the baby out with the bathwater, which is what some of the colleagues in this House would like.