In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(excrement)mierda feminine vulgar slang
2(act)cagada feminine vulgar slangto take / (British) have a crap — cagar vulgar slang
3(nonsense)estupideces femininegilipolleces feminine Spain vulgar slang informalpendejadas feminine Latin America Southern Cone informalhuevadas feminine Andes Venezuela vulgar slangboludeces feminine Colombia River Plate vulgar slanghe's full of crap — es un mentiroso de mierda vulgar slang
4(trash)porquerías feminine informalmierda feminine vulgar slang
1cagar vulgar slang
1de mierda vulgar slang
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