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cojones

Translation of cojones in English:

sustantivo plural masculino

  • 1 [vulgar] (testículos)
    balls plural
    [vulgar]
    estar hasta los cojones [vulgar]
    to be pissed off
    [argot]
    hincharle los cojones a alguien [vulgar]
    to piss somebody off
    [argot]
    to get up somebody's nose
    (inglés británico) [familiar]
    salirle a alguien de los cojones [vulgar], yo digo lo que me sale de los cojones
    I say what I damn well like!
    [familiar]
    I say what I bloody well like!
    (inglés británico) [argot]
    tener cojones [vulgar]
    to have guts
    [familiar]
    to have balls
    [argot]
    tocarse los cojones [vulgar], nosotros aquí trabajando como monos y él en casa tocándose los cojones
    we're here slaving away and he's at home sitting on his butt (inglés norteamericano) o (inglés británico) backside
    [familiar]
    we're here slaving away and he's at home doing damn o (inglés británico) sod all
    [argot]
  • 2 [vulgar] (uso expletivo) See examples: hoy le toca a él, ¡qué cojones!
    it's his damned turn today!
    [familiar]
    encima dice que yo tengo la culpa, ¡manda cojones!
    and to cap it all, he says it's my fault, what a nerve! o (inglés británico) what a bloody cheek!
    [familiar]
    tiene que pasar por aquí por cojones
    he has to come this way whether he likes it or not
    he has to come this way, he's got no bloody choice
    (inglés británico) [argot]
    este coche de los cojones
    this damned car
    [familiar]
    this sodding o bloody car
    (inglés británico) [argot]
Example sentences
  • Cojones y más cojones para vivir y para morir.

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