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huevo

Translation of huevo in English:

sustantivo masculino

  • 3 [vulgar] (uso expletivo) See examples: ¿que yo le debo dinero a él? ¡y un huevo!
    I owe him money? like hell I do!
    [familiar]
    ¡qué huevos! or por huevos, etc ver cojones 2a huevo (México) [vulgar], tuve que leer el libro a huevo
    I had no damn o (inglés británico) bloody choice but to read the book [argot]
    a huevo hay que pagarlo
    we'll have to pay it whether we damn well like it or not
    [familiar]
    ¿ganaron? — ¡a huevo!
    did they win? — you bet your sweet ass, they did!
    (inglés norteamericano) [vulgar]
    did they win? — you bet they bloody did!
    (inglés británico) [argot]
    mirar a huevo (Chile) [familiar] ponerle algo a alguien a huevo [familiar]
    (muy cerca)
    to put something right under somebody's nose
    [familiar]
    (muy fácil)
    to make something easy o simple for somebody
    un huevo, me costó un huevo [vulgar]
    [familiar]
    it cost me an arm and a leg
    [familiar]
    sabe un huevo de vinos
    he knows stacks o loads about wine
    [familiar]
    he knows an incredible amount about wine
Example sentences
  • Quiero que me traiga un huevo bien duro.
  • Estamos conscientes de que para hacer tortillas hay que romper huevos.
  • A esta masa le agregarás los huevos y la leche.

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