la pega (2)

Standard

prank

(literally: glue)

Example
El niño era insoportable: timbraba en todos los citófonos de un edificio, hacía pegas por teléfono a los bomberos y se colaba al cine de barrio sin pagar.
The child was intolerable: he would ring all the buzzers in a building, make prank phone-calls to firemen, and sneak into the neighborhood movie theater without paying.

pegas por telefono

Meanings of pega elsewhere:  job (Chile, Cuba, Bolivia); obstacle (Spain); payday (Venezuela)

See also la pega (1).
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