There are 2 translations of mandado in English:

mandado1

(-da)

adj

  • (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] es muy mandado he's a real opportunist o/or (inglés británico/British English) [familiar/colloquial] chancer no seas mandada don't take advantage (of the situation) ser (como) mandado a hacer para algo (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial], es como mandado a hacer para escabullirse cuando hay que trabajar he's a great one for bunking off when there's work to be done [familiar/colloquial] es (como) mandada a hacer para trabajar she's a born worker [familiar/colloquial], she's made for hard work

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There are 2 translations of mandado in English:

mandado2

(-da)

m,f

  • 2
    (mandado masculino)
    2.1 (especialmente América Latina/especially Latin America) (compra) hacer los mandados or (México/Mexico) ir al mandado to go shopping 2.2 (México/Mexico) (cosa comprada) ¿me trajiste el mandado? did you get the shopping o/or the things I asked you for? 2.3 (diligencia) errand salió a hacer un mandado he went out on an errand comerle el mandado a algn (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to do the dirty on sb [familiar/colloquial] comerse el mandado (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial] to have sex (before marriage) hacerle los mandados a algn (México/Mexico) [familiar/colloquial], a mí me hace los mandados I couldn't care less [familiar/colloquial], I don't give a damn [familiar/colloquial]

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The Basque autonomous police force is called Ertzaintza. Its members, called ertzainas, wear a uniform of red sweaters and berets, and white jackets. Despite the Ertzaintza's wide range of responsibilities, the Guardia Civil and Policía Nacional still operate in the Basque Country.