In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(nonsense)sandeces coloquialpendejadas América Latina Cono Sur vulgar slanggilipolleces España argothuevadas Venezuela Andes vulgar slangboludeces Colombia Río de la Plata vulgar slangmamadas México vulgar slangshe says he's rich — bullshit! — dice que es rico — ¡qué coño va a ser rico ese! vulgar slang
1(talk nonsense)decir sandeces
2(boast, brag)tirarse un farol coloquialmandarse la(s) parte(s) Cono Sur coloquial
1don't bullshit me! — ¡no me vengas con sandeces!
- he tried to bullshit me with some excuse — trató de engañarme con no sé qué excusas
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