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sponge / esponja
sponge   [spʌndȝ]
A. -noun
1. (for washing)   esponja (f)
a. to throw in the sponge   darse por vencido,   tirar la toalla
2. (culinary, cooking )   also sponge cake   bizcocho (m),   queque (m),   pastel (m) Latin America
3. (zoology)   esponja (f)
B. -transitive verb
1. (=wash)   lavar con esponja,   limpiar con esponja
2. *
·he sponged £15 off me
me sacó 15 libras de gorra *
C. -intransitive verb
(=scrounge)   dar sablazos *,   vivir de gorra *
·to sponge off or on somebody
(=depend on)   vivir de somebody, someone   (on occasion)   dar sablazos a somebody, someone *
D. -compound
·sponge bag   -noun   esponjera (f)
·sponge cake   -noun   bizcocho (m),   queque (m),   pastelito (m) Latin America
·sponge pudding   -noun   pudínoun (m) de bizcocho
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged and Audio Headword Pronunciation (Spanish) 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co Ltd. 1971,1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992,1993,1996,1997,2000,2003,2005.
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