In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
sustantivo masculino y femenino
1América Central argot(individuo)(hombre) guy coloquial(hombre) bloke Britanico coloquial(mujer) girlhacerse el maje
- no te hagas el maje — don't be such a pain
2México coloquial(persona crédula)sucker coloquialte vieron cara de maje — they saw you coming coloquial
- hacerle maje a algn — to make a sucker out of sb
- hacerse (el/la) maje — to play the innocent
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