(n.) = wasp. Ex: Parasitization rates were low, but wasps actively attacked the weevil throughout the cauliflower growing season. ---- * cintura de avispa = wasp waist. * con cintura de avispa = wasp-waisted. * nido de avispas = hornet's nest ; wasps' nest. * parecido a una avispa = waspish. * relacionado con las avispas = waspish. * tener avispas en el culo = have + ants in + Posesivo + pants ; have + ants in + Posesivo + knickers. = smarten. Ex: Now look at him, he is more mature and has been smartened by adversity which has taught him its lessons on humility. ---- * avisparse = get + Posesivo + act together ; wise up.