- 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
- He becomes two men, a nice guy by day and a ruthless killer by night, living in both high society and the gutter while wooing two women.
- The trophy couldn't have gone to a nicer guy, whose enthusiasm hasn't waned despite his advancing years.
- He's a nice guy, a regular Joe who thinks that he's fighting the good fight.
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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