In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1España(tranquilidad)peacepeacefulnessel relajo de la sierra — the peace / peacefulness of the mountains
2.1(de la moral)decline
2.2(falta de rigor)en ese departamento se toman las cosas con mucho relajo — they are far too easygoing in that department
3América Latina coloquial(desorden, confusión)esa clase es un relajo — that class is bedlam / mayhem coloquial
- las calles están hechas un relajo — it's absolute chaos in the streets
- con tanto relajo vas a despertar al bebé — you'll wake the baby up with that ruckus
- armar relajo — (alborotarse) to create a ruckus
4.1Mexico informal (persona divertida)laugh coloquialeres un relajo — you're such a laugh
4.2(persona problemática)troublemakerno te metas con él que es un relajo — don't get involved with him, he's trouble / he's a troublemaker
- de relajo — for a laugh
- lo hicimos de puro relajo — we only did it for a laugh / for a bit of fun
- echar relajo — to clown around
- ni de relajo
- no vas a llegar ni de relajo — there's no way you're going to get there
- con ese imbécil no me caso ni de relajo — there's no way I'd marry that idiot
5México coloquial(problema)hassle coloquial
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