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Pronunciation: / ɡʌts /

Translation of guts in Spanish:


  • 1 (+ plural verb) [colloquial] 1.1 (bowels)
    tripas (feminine plural) [colloquial]
    to cough one's guts up
    reventarse tosiendo
    to hate somebody's guts
    no poder ver a alguien
    odiar a alguien a muerte
    they hate each other's guts
    no se pueden ver
    se odian a muerte
    to have somebody's guts for garters (British English)
    romperle la cabeza or las costillas a alguien
    sacarle las tripas a alguien [colloquial]
    to spill your guts [colloquial]
    contar la vida y milagros
    she spilled her guts to a journalist [colloquial]
    le contó su vida y milagros a un periodista
    to work o slog one's guts out
    echar los bofes [colloquial]
    deslomarse (trabajando) [colloquial]
    1.2 (internal mechanism)
    tripas (feminine plural) [colloquial]
  • 3 (glutton) [colloquial] [pejorative]
    tragón, (-gona) (masculine, feminine) [colloquial]
    glotón, (-tona) (masculine, feminine)
    angurriento, (-ta) (masculine, feminine) (Southern Cone)

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