from The Century Dictionary.
- noun Same as
- noun Plural of
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If you disobey this rule, you will suffer an embolia and join us in the pantheon prematurely.
But one of my childhood friends drowned from an embolia.
It could cause you to catch pneumonia and die of an embolia, or worse, maybe even land in hell for eternity.
If I were still a genuine Cuban, I might say that I fainted, or suffered a heart attack, or was felled by an embolia.
Especially if you get an embolia on top of the calambre.
You’d better pray that you don’t get hit by a bus or die from an embolia at the beach before your next confession.
“You know that if you go into the water before your food is fully digested, you’ll suffer an embolia and drown.”
She set me straight: You don’t get emboliado, you suffer an embolia.
If they don’t get an embolia, then they may get a calambre.