In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1Archaic, derogatory(illegitimate child)bastardo masculinebastarda feminineguacho masculine Southern Cone informal derogatoryguacha feminine Southern Cone informal derogatory
- Besides, my marriage means my son is a legitimate child, not a bastard as these rumor mongers would have you believe.
- To his warped mind it appeared that his natural father had robbed him of his rightful inheritance by having him born a bastard, and this whole affair was no more than the result of his terrible revenge!
- He talked to him and convinced him that this wedding should take place as soon as possible because his bride does not want their son to be born a bastard.
- For one, a bastard is a child conceived out of wedlock, which you weren't, and for second, I'm sure your parents had every intention of conceiving you.
- I am merely a bastard, born to one of his secondary wives.
2.1(despicable male)cabrón masculine informal vulgar slanghijo de puta masculine vulgar slang
- Even if you were a reporter like those irritating bastards who hound me every second of every day, you wouldn't know!
- I hate being helpless when those rich powerful bastards beat mother.
- All these years I comforted myself by telling myself that I was too good for the irresponsible man, and that I didn't need the good-for-nothing bastard.
- The bastards won't change their behaviour until their business goes under because all the good workers have gone to good employers.
- He's a bastard, a brute, an offense to human decency.
- Soon I'll be allowed to dislike art without old bastards nodding wisely.
- Mostly, though, they're bastards but one of them is your bastard.
- Names have been changed to protect the bastard.
- So we like to judge our actions as those of good people dealing with ‘the real world’, instead of as natural bastards doing what bastards do naturally.
- Okay that was the dumbest speculation I've ever had and you bastards let me say it like some sort of idiot.
- I'd be willing to bet that he's been planning this for years… what a lowlife bastard.
- As last time, we were all a little fatter, balder and/or greyer, apart from the bastards who hadn't changed at all.
- I need to stop trying to change people who like being rat bastards.
- To me they were all dogs, scum, idiots, bastards… well, you get the point.
- Those little bastards who criticise me don't understand.
- But although her father hadn't been bad to her, he'd been a complete bastard to her mother, and she hated him for that.
- I am a bastard, incorrigible, ungentlemanly and a beast.
- She fell out with the ungrateful bastards of that particular branch of my mother's extended family, and we didn't visit that bunch this year.
- Those wretched bastards must be pleased with their work.
- Had he refused to cooperate, she would have labelled him ‘a bastard, a fascist, an idiot,’ as was her wont.
2.2(British) (person)tipo masculine informalthe poor bastard! — ¡pobre desgraciado!
- Even Leo's not half bad in it despite the fact the poor squeaky bastard never has a chance against DDL.
- But, in the end, he settled for the position of Admiral, and watched every other lucky bastard as they boarded, what should have been, his ship.
- He glanced back one more time to his friends in time to catch Alan mouth the words, ‘Lucky bastard.’
- He laid down his card and agreed, ‘Lucky bastard.’
- If that's all you have to worry about, Tom, then you are one lucky bastard.
- I'm sorry, man, you must be a lonely poor bastard.
- I was only trying to be friendly, the poor little bastards must've been starving if nobody was feeding them.
- Then Stan sent me this, probably the most unfortunate of all, poor bastard!
- I'm desperate to see whether Yoichi finally gets a lucky break - poor little bastard.
- You know Kashiro, unlike you I am a poor weak bastard.
- And in lots of ways I've been a lucky, jammy bastard.
- The poor little bastard's still out there somewhere.
- Some people get to go home today - lucky bastards.
- And I thought, I don't want to bother this poor bastard, but I have to get in to save me boy!
- I'm just one of the lucky bastards who got funding.
- It's not going to be my fault when some poor, watermarked bastard gets dragged off to Guantanamo Bay.
2.3(British) (nasty, difficult thing)this oven's a bastard (of a thing) to clean — limpiar este horno es muy jodido
- Though, when I do want to make an effort, I face an absolute bastard of a hurdle: my hair.
- It's a bastard of a fine line to walk with Wainwright being more self aware than your average flamboyant drama queen opera fan.
- This was an absolute bastard (the descent was also a bit hairy due to a strong sidewind).
- Avant garde/underground short films are an absolute bastard to get hold of.
- I've read about 100 pages these last two days and gotten a bastard of a headache for my troubles.
- If you want my opinion, it's a bastard of a game - swift, bold and beautiful.
- The filling is a bastard of a mix of crunchy water chestnuts, baby corn, cilantro and ground peanuts.
- It was a difficult bastard to empty and move, as it's a ‘waveless’ type and the waddy stuff inside retains heaps of water and makes it heavy.
- After taking ages to get ready, and a bastard of a commute, we were running late.
- And for three skinny fellows, they make an absolute bastard of a guitar racket.
- A shorter trip than usual this week - it's hard to travel with a bastard of a headcold.
- After all my rabbiting on about the foolishness of those plebs who choose to spurn the way of the Proper Bow Tie, I've had a bastard of a time for the last couple of days figuring out how the heck you actually tie one.
- Golf is a bastard of a game.
- I've just come down with a bastard of a cold, got me thinking along these lines.
- Of course, next time I post I'll probably be sitting here nursing a bastard of a hangover and a misanthropic grudge against the universe as per usual, so make the most of it.
- But hey, don't give up on me, Jo. It's nearly Christmas, it's been a bastard of a year, and I'd love to talk to you.
1(illegitimate)bastardoguacho Southern Cone informal derogatory
2(of mixed origin)(breed) híbrido
3Technology(size/thread) de tamaño no estándar
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