- 1 (toy) yo-yo (masculine) to be/go up and down like a yo-yo [colloquial/familiar] I was up and down like a yo-yo all afternoon me pasé toda la tarde de arriba para abajo the dollar has been going up and down like a yo-yo recently el dólar ha subido y bajado a lo loco últimamente [colloquial/familiar]More example sentences
- It is something like the toy we call a yo-yo: you play with it and make it spin, but there is always a string attached.
- Because the kids will be housed in DannyMart day care, there will be no need for yo-yos, squirt guns and other toys to clutter the shelves.
- Like the yo-yo, the hula hoop, and the Mohican haircut, vehicle fads come and go.
- 2 (idiot) (American English/inglés norteamericano) [colloquial/familiar], memo, (masculine, feminine), idiota (masculine and feminine) [colloquial/familiar]
Here is a selection of useful words and phrases you will need in real-life situations while you're visiting Spain and other Spanish-speaking countries...
In Central America and Mexico, the word 'botana' means a small portion of food, olives, peanuts etc, usually served with a drink at parties, bars, or social occasions.