In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(de suciedad)sticky messtirarse pegotes — to brag informal
- no te tires pegotes — stop bragging / don't give me that!
2Spain informal(mamarracho)quedará mejor si no le pones el pegote ese en el medio — it'll look better if you don't put that awful thing in the middle
- ese lazo es un pegote — that bow just doesn't go
- estar de pegote — to be/feel like a spare part
3informal(persona pesada)nuisancepain informal
4River Plate informal(persona apegada a otra)es un pegote de la mamá — he's tied to his mother's apron strings
- el novio es un pegote — her boyfriend never leaves her for a minute / sticks to her like glue
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