In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1estos libros están pa' la chingada — these books are useless
- ¡vete a la chingada! — screw you!
- ¿dónde estamos? — en la chingada — where are we? — in the middle of nowhere
- ¡vas a ver, hijo de la chingada! — just you wait, you son-of-a-bitch!
- ¡es una hija de la chingada! — she's a low-down bitch!
- estar de la chingada — to be in deep shit / up shit creek
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