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Colombia Hacer una mala jugada a una persona.
España coloquial Hacer marranadas o porquerías.
deja ya de marranear con la comida
España Ensuciar una cosa haciendo marranadas o porquerías.
el niño ha marraneado todo el mantel con el chocolate
España Comportarse indignamente o con maldad.
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