In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1shit vulgar slangcrap vulgar slangcomo la ñoña — very badly
- me fue como la ñoña — I screwed up
- lo pasamos como la ñoña — we had a lousy time
- sacarle la ñoña a algn — to beat hell / the living daylights out of sb
- sacarse la ñoña — (esforzarse mucho) to slog one's guts out
- volver / hacer algo ñoña — to smash sth
- el carro quedó vuelto ñoña — the car was a complete write-off
- volverse ñoña — to get into a mess
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