In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
nounPlural sons of bitches
1(person)hijo de puta masculinehijo de la chingada masculine Mexico vulgar slanghow are you, you old son of a bitch? — ¿qué tal, cabrón? slang
2(object)condenado masculine informalcondenada feminine informalI can't get the son of a bitch to start! — ¡el condenado no quiere arrancar! informal
3son of a bitch! who's taken my wallet? — ¡carajo! ¿quién me robó la cartera? vulgar slang
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