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loco 1

feminine: loca

adjective

  • 2 2.1 (indicando gran cantidad) tengo unas ganas locas de verla
    I'm really looking forward to seeing her
    I'm dying to see her [colloquial]
    tuvo una suerte loca
    she was incredibly lucky
    la obra tuvo un éxito loco
    the play was hugely successful
    tienen la guita loca (Río de la Plata) [slang]
    they're rolling in it [colloquial]
    they're absolutely loaded [colloquial]
    2.2loco de algoestaba loca de alegría or de contenta
    she was incredibly happy
    she was over the moon (British) [colloquial]
    está loco de ira/celos
    he's wild with anger/jealousy
    estaba loco de dolor
    he was racked with pain
    está loca de amor por él
    she's madly in love with him
    2.3 (Southern Cone) [colloquial] (indicando poca cantidad) por cuatro clientes locos que puedan venir, no vamos a abrir
    it's not worth opening up just for a few odd customers
Example sentences
  • La idea de que los mercados siempre tienen razón es una idea loca.
  • Dicen que las drogas vuelven locos a los hombres.
  • Al levantar las cejas, me daban unas ganas locas de besarlo.
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loco 2

feminine: loca

masculine noun, feminine noun

  • 1 (enfermo mental) (masculino)
    (femenino)
    madwoman
    se puso como un loco al oír la noticia
    he went crazy or mad when he heard the news
    maneja or (Spain) conduce como un loco
    he drives like a madman or lunatic
    corrimos como locos para alcanzar el autobús [colloquial]
    we ran like crazy or mad to catch the bus [colloquial]
    gritaba como una loca
    she was shouting like a madwoman
    she was shouting her head off [colloquial]
    ¡qué desorganización, esto es de locos!
    what chaos! this is pure or sheer madness!
    el loco de Javier se ha venido a pie
    Javier walked here, madman that he is
    hoy en día hay mucho loco suelto [colloquial]
    there are a lot of loonies or nutcases or weirdos about these days [colloquial]
    cada loco con su tema [colloquial]
    to each his own
    each to his own (British)
    ahora le ha dado por el budismo — cada loco con su tema
    she's into Buddhism now — oh well, each to his own
    she's into Buddhism now — oh well, whatever turns you on [colloquial]
    hacer el loco (Chile) [colloquial]
    to make a fool of oneself
    hacerse el loco
    to act dumb [colloquial]
    no te hagas el loco
    don't act dumb
    don't pretend you haven't seen/heard
    la loca de la casa [literary]
    the imagination
Example sentences
  • Allí estaba La nave de los locos.
  • Invertir en inmuebles en Perú me parece de locos, porque?
  • La verdad es que nos tildaron de locos.
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