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sustantivo masculino

  • 1.1 (repugnancia) See examples: ¡qué asco!
    how revolting!
    no pongas cara de asco
    don't make a face o that face
    don't pull a face
    (inglés británico)
    le dan asco las zanahorias
    he can't stand carrots
    no pude comerlo, me dio asco
    I couldn't eat it, it made me feel sick
    la casa estaba tan sucia que daba asco
    the house was in a disgusting o revolting state
    tanta corrupción da asco
    all this corruption is sickening
    le tengo asco al queso
    I can't stand cheese
    cheese turns my stomach
    le tengo asco
    I really loathe o detest him
    hacerle ascos a algo [familiar]
    to turn one's nose up at something
    morirse de asco (España) [familiar]
    to get bored stiff o to death
    en este pueblo uno se muere de asco
    it's deathly (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) deadly boring in this village
    you get bored stiff o bored to death in this village
    poner a alguien del asco (México) [familiar]
    to rip somebody to shreds o pieces
    tear into somebody
    (inglés norteamericano) [familiar]
    1.2 [familiar] (cosa repugnante, molesta) See examples: la película es un asco, pura violencia y sexo
    the movie is disgusting, nothing but sex and violence
    tienen la casa que es un asco
    their house is like a pigsty o (inglés británico) is a tip
    el parque está hecho un asco
    the park is in a real state
    the park looks like (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) looks a real mess
    ¡qué asco de tiempo!
    what foul o lousy weather!
    ¡qué asco de vida!
    what a (rotten) life!
    ¡qué asco! otra vez lloviendo
    raining again! what a drag! o what a pain!
Example sentences
  • Aunque no lo creas, el fujimorismo también me causa cierto asco.
  • Le tengo asco a la vida en este instante.
  • Inigualable expresión de asco de la hija del delincuente Fujimori.

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