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doggone
American English: /ˈdɑ(ɡ)ɡɔn/
British English: /ˈdɒɡɒn/

Translation of doggone in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • (US) [colloquial] [euphemistic]doggone it, the car won't start
    mecachis or me cacho en diez, el coche no quiere arrancar [colloquial] [euphemistic]

adjective doggonedPronunciation: /ˈdɑːɡɡɑːnd/, /ˈdɒɡɒnd/ superlative doggondest

  • (US) [colloquial] [euphemistic] (before noun)
    dichoso [colloquial]
    condenado [colloquial]
    maldito [colloquial]
    Example sentences
    • Wait a doggone minute!
    • This 1953 effort isn't a complete waste of time, but it comes doggone close.
    • Flood their doggone offices with requests to do something.

adverb doggonedPronunciation: /ˈdɑːɡɡɑːnd/, /ˈdɒɡɒnd/

  • (US) [colloquial] [euphemistic]you know doggone well that we can't go
    sabes requetebién que no podemos ir [colloquial]
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