In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
masculine plural noun
1(testículos)balls vulgar slangestar hasta los cojones — to be pissed off slang
- hincharle los cojones a algn — to get up sb's nose
- salirle a algn de los cojones
- yo digo lo que me sale de los cojones — I say what I damn well like!
- tener cojones — to have balls
- tocarse los cojones
- nosotros aquí trabajando como monos y él en casa tocándose los cojones — we're here slaving away and he's at home sitting on his butt
2(uso expletivo)hoy le toca a él, ¡qué cojones! — it's his damned turn today! informal
- encima dice que yo tengo la culpa, ¡manda cojones! — and to cap it all, he says it's my fault, what a nerve!
- tiene que pasar por aquí por cojones — he has to come this way whether he likes it or not
- este coche de los cojones — this sodding / bloody car
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