In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(ocurrir una idea)¿cómo acertaste? — no sé, me tincó — how did you guess? — I don't know, just a hunch informal
- me tinca que ya no viene — I get the feeling / the idea she's not coming
2(parecer bien)no le tincó la película — the movie didn't appeal to her
- ese pescado me tinca — I like the look of that fish
3(tener ganas de)¿te tinca ir a la playa? — do you feel like a trip to the beach?
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