How do you count words? Ashley Wagner discusses the question as part of our video on the number of words in the English language.
Que está viejo o deteriorado por el uso.
[persona] Que está arruinado.
un aristócrata tronado
coloquial [persona] Que está algo trastornado mentalmente.
no hagas caso de lo que dice, porque está un poco tronado
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