* to give pumpkins
It means to turn someone down and reject them, for example when they're flirting with you.
"Le pedí a María de salir conmigo a la fiesta pero me dio calabazas."
"I asked Maria to go to the party with me but she gave me pumpkins."
Submitted September 2020
Confirmed by 4 people
<h3>Literal translation: dar calabazas</h3>
<p>It means to turn someone down and reject them, for example when they're flirting with you.</p>