Translation of guts in Spanish:
- 1 (+ plural verb/+ verbo en plural) [colloquial/familiar] 1.1 (bowels) tripas (feminine plural) [colloquial/familiar] to cough one's guts up reventarse* tosiendo to hate sb's guts no poder* ver a algn, odiar a algn a muerte they hate each other's guts no se pueden ver, se odian a muerte to have sb's guts for garters (British English/inglés británico) romperle* la cabeza or las costillas a algn, sacarle* las tripas a algn [colloquial/familiar] to spill your guts [colloquial/familiar] contar* la vida y milagros she spilled her guts to a journalist [colloquial/familiar] le contó su vida y milagros a un periodista to work o slog one's guts out echar los bofes [colloquial/familiar], deslomarse (trabajando) [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 (internal mechanism) tripas (feminine plural) [colloquial/familiar]
- 2 (+ singular or plural verb/+ verbo en singular o plural) (courage) [colloquial/familiar] agallas (feminine plural) [colloquial/familiar] it takes guts hay que tener agallas [colloquial/familiar] they've got guts tienen agallas
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