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 (precipitado)impulsiveimpetuousno seas tan lanzado — don't be so impulsive / impetuous
1.2informal (decidido, atrevido)enterprisinges muy lanzado — he has plenty of initiative
- es muy lanzado con las mujeres — he's very forward with women
2informaliban lanzados — they were bombing / tearing along informal
- salió lanzado — he rushed / dashed out
3informal(en sentido sexual)horny slangrandy British informal
masculine and feminine noun
1es un lanzado — he's so impulsive / impetuous
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