Translation of mugre in English:

mugre

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  • dirt, filth estos vaqueros se caen de mugre these jeans are filthy la mugre acumulada en la cocina the grease o/or grime that has built up on the stove sacarle la mugre a algn (América Latina/Latin America) [familiar/colloquial] to knock hell o/or beat the hell out of sb [familiar/colloquial], to clobber sb [familiar/colloquial] sacarse la mugre (Cono Sur/Southern Cone) [familiar/colloquial] (reflexivo/reflexive) to clobber o/or clout oneself [familiar/colloquial] me saqué la mugre trabajando I worked o/or slogged my guts out [familiar/colloquial] se sacaron la mugre (recíproco/reciprocal) they knocked hell o/or beat the hell out of each other [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.