Translation of demonio in English:

demonio

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  • 1 (diablo) devil este hijo mío es un demonio this child of mine is a little devil o/or demon como el demonio [familiar/colloquial], esto pesa como el demonio this weighs a ton [familiar/colloquial] el trabajo lo hizo como el demonio he made a real mess o botch o (inglés británico/British English) pig's ear of the job [familiar/colloquial] nos salió todo como el demonio it all went terribly wrong, it turned out to be a fiasco [familiar/colloquial] de (los) mil demonios [familiar/colloquial] terrible tiene un carácter de los mil demonios he's really foul-tempered, he has a terrible o/or foul temper … ni qué demonios [familiar/colloquial], ¡qué mecánico ni qué demonios! esto lo arreglo yo what on earth o what the hell do we need a repairman o mechanic for? I can fix this myself [familiar/colloquial] ¡qué catedrático ni qué demonios! no es más que un maestro like hell he's a professor! o/or professor, my foot! he's just an ordinary schoolteacher [familiar/colloquial] llevarse a algn el demonio/los demonios [familiar/colloquial], se lo llevan los demonios cuando … he sees red o/or he gets mad when … [familiar/colloquial] mandar a algn al demonio [familiar/colloquial] to tell sb to go to hell [familiar/colloquial] ¡vete al demonio! go to hell! [argot/slang] oler/saber a demonios [familiar/colloquial] to smell/taste awful o foul o vile ponerse como or hecho un demonio [familiar/colloquial] to go berserk o/or bananas [familiar/colloquial], to hit the roof [familiar/colloquial], to blow one's top [familiar/colloquial]
  • 2 2.1 [familiar/colloquial] (uso expletivo) ¿qué demonios estás haciendo aquí? what the hell o/or the devil are you doing here? [familiar/colloquial] 2.2¡demonio(s)! (expresando enfado) damn! [familiar/colloquial] (expresando sorpresa) goodness!, heavens!

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