Translation of betún in English:

betún

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  • 1 (para el calzado) shoe polish dales betún a esos zapatos give those shoes a polish, put some polish on those shoes, polish those shoes quedar a la altura del betún (Esp) [familiar/colloquial], si te descubren quedarás a la altura del betún if you're found out you'll look really bad me olvidé de su cumpleaños y quedé a la altura del betún I forgot her birthday, it was so embarrassing!

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