- palabrota (f), mala palabra (f) (Latin America/América Latina) , taco (masculine) (Spain/España) , garabato (masculine) (Chile) 'failure' is a dirty word here aquí 'fracaso' es una palabra tabú or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) una mala palabraMás ejemplos en oraciones
- Here, at last, was someone who I had feared would always be a figment of my imagination: a Labour leader who did not regard profit as a dirty word but who did regard nationalisation as a dirty word.
- In the US where the words Welfare and Public Service are regarded as dirty words, they only spend 30% of the GDP on public services.
- One subject we have not dealt with is the visual junk diet of soaps, smut, and vulgar language: the verbal corruption that has infected our nation's bloodstream and turned courtesy into a dirty word among the young.
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The Senado is the name of the upper chamber of the Spanish Cortes Generales, and the place where it meets. There are 250 senators, most of whom are elected every four years, at general elections, four from each province. A small number of senators are also elected by the autonomous governments.