In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1slackarmar un cisco — to kick up / raise / create a stink informal
- hacerle / (Colombia) volverle cisco a algn — (en un partido) to wipe the floor with sb
- hacerse / (Colombia) volverse cisco — to smash to pieces
- hecho cisco
- tiene las manos hechas cisco — his hands are in a real state
- he tenido tantos problemas que estoy hecha cisco — I've had so many problems that I feel completely shattered
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