- 1 1.1 (man)tipo (masculine) [colloquial]tío (masculine) (Spain) [colloquial]chavo (masculine) (Mexico) [colloquial]he's a nice guyes un tipo simpático or (Spain) un tío majo or (Mexico) un chavo padre [colloquial]a helluva guy (American English)un tipo fantástico [colloquial]un chavo padrísimo (Mexico) [colloquial]un tío legal (Spain) [colloquial]my/her guy (boyfriend)mi/su noviomi/su chavo (Mexico) [colloquial]mi/su pololo (Chile)Example sentences
- Sure this movie is three years old, but it feels like I haven't seen this guy for a half a millennium.
- I've never liked the guy.
- These pictures are supposed to make you want to hire this guy to do design work or printing for you.
also: guys plural(people) (American English) say hi to all the guys at worksaluda a toda la gente del trabajodo you guys want breakfast?¿quieren or (Spain) queréis desayunar?
- Moments later, he realized, those guys are not going to make it out of this.
- If you listen and you read his book about soft power, it is ridiculed by these guys.
- When will these guys realize that he has never fought a campaign where he has had to appeal to the middle?
- → guy ropeExample sentences
- The candid, skittish drums and guitar spirals of the powerful ‘Overleaf’ are tethered to the guy rope of acoustic strum and would seem hindered were the guitar foundations linear rather than textural.
- There were big deals just beyond me, zooming in then out then in again in a mad giddy rush while I let a guy rope down from the scaffolding I'd constructed as a kind of house.
- I suppose I could put a guy rope on him but why should I?
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