Translation of lío in English:



  • 1 1.1 [familiar/colloquial] (embrollo, confusión) mess ¡qué lío! ¡esto no hay quién lo entienda! what a mess! this is totally incomprehensible se hizo un lío con las cuentas she got into a mess o a muddle o she got confused with the accounts [colloquial/familiar] 1.2 [familiar/colloquial] (problema, complicación) tiene líos con la policía he is in trouble with the police [colloquial/familiar] no me vengas con tus líos don't come to me with your problems ¡qué lío se va a armar! there's going to be hell to pay! [colloquial/familiar], the shit is really going to hit the fan [slang/argot] armó un lío tremendo porque le sirvieron la sopa fría he created o kicked up a real fuss because his soup was cold [colloquial/familiar] si no obedeces te vas a meter en un buen lío if you don't do as you're told, you're going to get into a lot of trouble o to land yourself in serious trouble no vengas aquí buscando líos don't come here looking for trouble [colloquial/familiar] 1.3 [familiar/colloquial] (amorío) affair tuvo un lío con una periodista famosa he had an affair o [colloquial/familiar] a fling with a famous journalist

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