"cala" in English

TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
cala{feminine}
cala(also: ensenada)
creek{noun} [Brit.]
cala(also: alcatraz)
calla lily{noun} [bot.]
hold{noun} [naut.]
peseta{noun}
Sólo así la democracia calará en la OMC.
This is the only way to ensure that democracy will penetrate the WTO.
calar(also: agarrar)
to bite[bit · bitten] {v.i.} (saw, screw, file)
El año próximo marcará el inicio de la prueba de fuego que nos permita saber si la reforma de la Comisión ha comenzado a calar o no.
Next year will be the beginning of the real test as to whether the Commission's reform has started to bite at all.
El considerando G hace una contribución muy importante al intento de ampliar y dar mayor calado a la idea de la subsidiariedad, lo que también merece ser acogido muy favorablemente.
Recital G makes a very important contribution to expanding and giving greater bite to the idea of subsidiarity, and that is also to be very greatly welcomed.
La guerra se ha legitimado una vez más; el militarismo está calando en los corazones y las mentes.
War has become legitimate again; militarism is permeating hearts and minds.
Debo decir que no es ninguna exageración manifestar el enorme desaliento que ha calado en Irlanda del Norte en los últimos días.
I have to say that it is no exaggeration to state the level of despondency which has permeated Northern Ireland for the last number of days.
La destrucción ha calado en toda la estructura social de Zimbabwe, desde la atención sanitaria y la educación hasta el movimiento sindical y la agricultura.
Destruction has permeated Zimbabwe’s entire social structure, from healthcare and education to the trade union movement and agriculture.
to pink[pinked · pinked] {v.t.} (decorate with holes)
to psyche out {vb} (understand)
to psych out {vb} (understand)
to rumble[rumbled · rumbled] {v.t.} [Brit.] [coll.] (person)
to suss {v.t.} [Brit.] [slg.] (work out)
to suss out {vb} (work out)
to stall {v.t.} (engine, car)
calar[calando · calado] {transitive verb}
¡calar bayonetas!
fix bayonets!
Sin embargo, desde luego sí he afirmado que en Burgenland se ha llevado a cabo una movilización intencional con fusiles y bayonetas caladas.
However, I did claim that a targeted mobilisation took place with rifles and fixed bayonets in Burgenland.
SYNONYMS
Synonyms (Spanish) for "cala":
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
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¿Realmente creen que la gente no cala a los políticos?
Do you really believe that people do not see through politicians?
Centro de Estudios del Patrimonio Mundial, Universidadd de Minnesota, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (CALA), EEUU
Center for World Heritage Studies, University of Minnesota, College of Architecture and Landscape Architecture (CALA), USA
el barco cala ocho metros
the ship draws eight meters