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huevo

Translation of huevo in English:

nombre masculino/masculine noun

  • 3 [vulgar] (uso expletivo) ¿que yo le debo dinero a él? ¡y un huevo! I owe him money? like hell I do! [familiar/colloquial] ¡qué huevos! or por huevos, etc ver cojones 2 a huevo (México/Mexico) [vulgar], tuve que leer el libro a huevo I had no damn o/or (inglés británico/British English) bloody choice but to read the book [argot/slang] a huevo hay que pagarlo we'll have to pay it whether we damn well like it or not [familiar/colloquial] ¿ganaron? — ¡a huevo! did they win? — you bet your sweet ass, they did! (inglés norteamericano/American English) [vulgar], , did they win? — you bet they bloody did! (inglés británico/British English) [argot/slang] mirar a huevo (Chile) [familiar/colloquial] to look down on ponerle algo a algn a huevo [familiar/colloquial] (muy cerca) to put sth right under sb's nose [familiar/colloquial] (muy fácil) to make sth easy o/or simple for sb un huevo, me costó un huevo [vulgar] it cost a bomb [familiar/colloquial], it cost me an arm and a leg [familiar/colloquial] sabe un huevo de vinos he knows stacks o/or loads about wine [familiar/colloquial], he knows an incredible amount about wine

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