In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1vulgar slang (estupidez, cosa, asunto)¿dónde compraste esa huevada? — where did you buy that crap? slang
- equivoqué la hora y perdí la cita ¡qué huevada más grande! — I got the time wrong and missed the meeting, how goddamn stupid can you get!
1.2vulgar slang (dicho)no digas huevadas, hombre — don't talk crap! slang vulgar slang
1.3vulgar slang (acto)déjate de huevadas y ponte a trabajar en serio — stop pissing about and get on with some work British vulgar slang
2vulgar slang(objeto determinado)thingamajig informalwhat-d'you-call-it British informalwhat's-its-name British informal
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