In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1.1informal vulgar slang (difícil)(trabajo) tricky(trabajo) tough informales jodido criar los hijos solo — bringing kids up on your own is really hard
- es un tipo muy jodido de tratar — he's a son-of-a-bitch to deal with
1.2vulgar slang informal (maldito)fucking vulgar slangdamn informalgoddamn US informalbloody British slangsodding British slang
1.3Latin America informal vulgar slang (exigente)demandingtough informal
2.1vulgar slang informal (estropeado)(ascensor/radio) bust informal(radio/ascensor) buggered British slang
2.2vulgar slang informal (enfermo)in a bad way informal
2.3informal vulgar slang (deprimido)down informalanda muy jodido — he's really down (in the dumps) informal
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