In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Venezuela, Río de la Plata, Colombia(imbécil)es tan boludo que ni la sacó a bailar — he's such a prick he didn't even ask her to dance vulgar slang
2Chile(mayor)parece tan boludo — he seems so grown up
- estás muy boludo para comportarte así — you're old enough to know better
sustantivo masculino y femeninoFeminine boluda
Venezuela, Río de la Plata, Colombia
1asshole vulgar slangdickhead Britanico vulgar slang
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