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 femenino coloquialpendejadas América Latina Cono Sur vulgar slanggilipolleces femenino España argothuevadas femenino Andes Venezuela vulgar slangboludeces femenino Colombia Río de la Plata vulgar slangmamadas femenino 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 sandecessee bullshit
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 pegármela con no sé qué excusas
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