In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(contemptible person)mequetrefe masculino coloquial
- Well, somehow the sneaky fink hacked my computer login and was using my computer to download the most horrible and pathetic porn out there.
- You are a rat fink who should be tarred and feathered.
- And while we're talking definitions, perhaps the five-star fink who took my display would like to brush up on the definition of good citizenship.
- But what makes the documentary Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room more riveting than anything Hollywood could dream up is all the damning footage those deluded finks left behind.
2(informer)soplón masculino coloquialsoplona femenino coloquial
- The social set is torn between pegging him as a total rat fink or a noble whistle-blower.
- I'm not a rat fink squealer! You think I'm going to tell you anything that would put my friends at risk?
- What a fink. I can't believe he practically put the candy in my pockets and now he's taking me down with him.
- We are in the Eggshell Era, in which everyone has to tiptoe around because there's a world of busybodies out there who are being paid to catch you out - and a public that is slowly being trained to accept a culture of finks.
- Looking back, I saw two sets of feet: my mother's slippered ones, and the small pink toes of the fink who told on me.
- Could you deal with the fallout if she discovered you're the the fink who told?
- You really are deluded if you go on believing in your ‘hero’ in the face of all the evidence that he's a fink, and a not very bright one at that.
3despectivo(strike breaker)rompehuelgas femenino despectivoesquirol masculino España despectivo coloquialesquirola femenino España despectivo coloquialcarnero masculino Río de la Plata despectivo coloquialcarnera femenino Río de la Plata despectivo coloquial
- There were a few door guards to protect the ‘finks’.
- And a little blond feller, I don't know who he was, yelled, ‘Hey, there's a fink here, starting to move goods!’
- We took some of our best militant workers, entered the plant and drove the finks out.
1(inform)to fink on sb — delatar a algn
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