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1(from drugs)volado argotpacheco México argotcolocado España coloquialto get stoned — colocarse España coloquial
- People are not going to forget their responsibilities overnight, nor is everyone going to start turning up to work stoned.
- One night halfway through the first year, he woke me up at half two in the morning, stoned and visibly shaken.
- By the time they got there we were stoned out of our heads.
- Some really stoned musician once said that songs write themselves, you just have to be listening.
- It's fitting that this looks like it will appeal to stoned teens, because it feels like it was written by them too.
- It was both empowering and slightly surreal, given my supremely stoned state.
- I was a kind of hippy kid with long hair and a desire to spend most of my days getting stoned.
- The boy band are unlikely to last much into next year but not because of the classic rock cliches of getting stoned and violent.
- They all remained silent, took a long drink, and absorbed the stoned Scotsman's words of wisdom.
- I remember it made more sense to me when I was stoned than straight.
- One night a bunch of us snuck into church and took photos of my stoned friend doing his impression of the minister behind the pulpit.
- So I had all this time on my hands with nothing to do; or I thought there was nothing to do because I was stoned all the time.
- It was 10 when John rolled in with a beatific smile, clearly stoned.
- We cannot have drunk drivers going around on the streets, and I don't want a stoned one to knock me over either.
- We had a couple of smokes and by 4am we had solved all the worlds problems with our stoned chitter chatter.
- I personally only get stoned to write poetry, never only for the point of getting stoned.
- Carly suddenly squealed, pointing at a guy in the corner of the room who was getting stoned.
- Samuel was dead serious, even in his stoned state he knew a little about what was going on.
- His dope addiction was anything but under control, he was so stoned he couldn't function a lot of the time.
- It does worry me when I see stoned parents carrying children - and I have seen this.
2(from alcohol)como una cuba coloquialmamado coloquial
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