Translation of asco in English:



  • 1.1 (repugnancia) ¡qué asco! how revolting!, how disgusting! no pongas cara de asco don't make a face o that face, don't pull a face (BrE) 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/colloquial] to turn one's nose up at something morirse de asco (Esp) [familiar/colloquial] to get bored stiff o to death [colloquial/familiar] en este pueblo uno se muere de asco it's deathly (AmE) o (BrE) deadly boring in this village, you get bored stiff o bored to death in this village poner a algn del asco (Méx) [familiar/colloquial] to rip sb to shreds o pieces, tear into sb (AmE) [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (cosa repugnante, molesta) 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 (BrE) is a tip [colloquial/familiar] el parque está hecho un asco the park is in a real state [colloquial/familiar], the park looks like (AmE) o (BrE) looks a real mess [colloquial/familiar] ¡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! [colloquial/familiar]

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