In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1vulgar slang informal (difícil)(trabajo) tricky(trabajo) tough coloquiales jodido criar los hijos solo — bringing kids up on your own is really hard
- es un tipo muy jodido de tratar — he's a very difficult guy to deal with
1.2vulgar slang informal (maldito)fucking vulgar slangdamn coloquialgoddamn EEUU coloquialbloody Britanico argotsodding Britanico argot
1.3Latin America vulgar slang informal (exigente)demandingtough coloquial
2.1vulgar slang informal (estropeado)(radio/ascensor) bust coloquial(ascensor/radio) buggered Britanico argot
2.2vulgar slang informal (enfermo)in a bad way coloquial
2.3vulgar slang informal (deprimido)down coloquialanda muy jodido — he's really down (in the dumps) coloquial
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