English translation of dar o meter caña
dar o meter caña
- (very informal)
⇒ la policía le dio caña a los manifestantes
the police laid into the demonstrators (inf)
⇒ la prensa le ha dado caña al gobierno
the press has really laid into the government,
the press has really given the government some stick (inf)
⇒ le han metido caña al jefe para que nos aumente el sueldo
they've been going on at my boss to give us a pay rise
⇒ tendrás que darle o meterle caña si quieres acabarlo pronto
you'll have to get stuck into it if you want to finish it soon
⇒ le mete mucha caña al coche
he really steps on the gas
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Translation of dar o meter caña from the Collins Spanish to English Dictionary
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