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heck

Pronunciation: /hek/

Translation of heck in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • [colloquial/familiar] [euphemistic/eufemístico] heck! ¡caray! [colloquial/familiar] [euphemistic/eufemístico] what the heck! ¡qué diablos! [colloquial/familiar] heck, no! (American English/inglés norteamericano) ¡ni hablar! to heck with waiting, I'm leaving ¡qué esperar ni (que) niño muerto! yo me voy [colloquial/familiar] what/where/how the heck … ? ¿qué/dónde/cómo diablos … ? [colloquial/familiar] I've one heck of a lot to do tengo un montón de cosas que hacer [colloquial/familiar] this is one heck of a time to call me ¡vaya horas de llamar! she's one heck of a girl es una chica fenomenal like o the heck he did! ¡y un cuerno que lo hizo! [colloquial/familiar] he did it on his own — did he heck! (British English/inglés británico) lo hizo solo — ¡qué lo va a hacer solo! or ¡y un cuerno! [colloquial/familiar] I wish to heck they'd shut up! ¡por qué no se callarán de una puñetera vez! [colloquial/familiar]

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