In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(tontería)crap slangshit vulgar slang
2(tomadura de pelo)lo agarraron para el hueveo — they made fun of him
3(acción de molestar)está aburrido con los hueveos del cabro — he's fed up with the kid hassling / bugging him
4(pérdida de tiempo)se dedicó al hueveo y la echaron — she was time-wasting so she got thrown out
5(desorden)allí adentro hay mucho hueveo — it's absolute chaos in there
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