"mosca" in English

QUICK TRANSLATIONS
"mosca" in English
mosca{feminine}
TRANSLATIONS & EXAMPLES
mosca{masculine}
sponger{noun} [Brit.] [coll.]
mosca{feminine}
fly{noun} [zool.]
la lagartija atrapó a la mosca de un lengüetazo
with a dart of its tongue, the lizard caught the fly
Hay un antiguo proverbio alemán: no se caza a las moscas con vinagre sino con miel.
There is an old German proverb which says that flies are not caught with vinegar but with honey.
Están muriendo como moscas, ¿y quién se preocupa de ello?
They are dying like flies, and who cares about them?
dosh{noun} [Brit.] [coll.]
dough{noun} [coll.]
mosca{adjective}
cross{adj.} [Brit.] [coll.]
mad{adj.} [Amer.]
sore{adj.} [Amer.] [coll.]
alert{adj.} [idiom]
hay que estar mosca
you have to be alert
edgy{adj.} [coll.]
CONTEXT EXAMPLES
Context examples for "mosca" in English(!) These sentences come from external sources & may not be accurate. Therefore, we are not responsible for their content.
había tanto silencio que se podía oír el vuelo de una mosca
it was so quiet you could have heard a pin drop
la lagartija atrapó a la mosca de un lengüetazo
with a dart of its tongue, the lizard caught the fly
Además, me pregunto qué mosca les ha picado a los liberales.
I wonder what the Liberals are up to?
no quiero que se oiga ni el vuelo de una mosca
I don't want to hear a squeak out of anyone
no se oía ni el vuelo de una mosca
you could have heard a pin drop
A pesar de que tres cuartas partes de los miembros son países en desarrollo, en la OMC siguen enfrentándose pesos pesados con pesos mosca.
Despite over three-quarters of the membership being developing countries, the WTO still pits heavyweights against flyweights.
no se oía ni una mosca
you could have heard a pin drop
hay que estar mosca
you have to keep on your toes
tener la mosca detrás de la oreja
to smell a rat
¿qué mosca te ha picado?
what's bugging you?
¿qué mosca te ha picado?
what's biting you?
hay que estar mosca
you have to be alert
De nuevo en la África subsahariana, 60 millones de personas corren el riesgo de contraer la enfermedad del sueño a través de la mosca tse-tse.
Last but not least, it is necessary to ensure better conditions, in particular safety, for health workers who provide assistance in these regions.
pescador con mosca
fly fisherman
aflojar la mosca
to shell out
soltar la mosca
to shell out
afloja la mosca
cough up