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asomarse
to show up
caray
Jeeze! Darn it! (from carajo, but less vulgar)
(ser) un cero a la izquierda
Worthless, no good
chévere
great, fantastic (most of Latin America, Caribbean, Venezuela, Colombia) - supposedly comes from a Cuban song lyric and spread through the Caribbean and downward
de nuevo
again
nuevamente
again
dejar plantado/a
to stand someone up (to leave someone planted)
un plantón
a standing up of someone or someone who stands someone up (a planting)
(el/un) don Juan
womanizer
(un) mujeriego
womanizer
ir(se) de juerga
to go out on the town, party
ir de parranda
to go out on the town, party
mamacita/papacito
little mama/papa - indicates some attraction
mamasota/papasote
big mama/papa - indicates attraction, but more intense and vulgar
no ver la hora de (infinitivo)
I can't wait (see the hour) to...
la pachanga
party
pasarla (pasarlo) bien
to have a good time
pasarlo en grande (España)
(to pass or spend it big) to have a great time
¿Qué te parece...?
How does it seem to you...? How about...?
(ser) aguafiestas
(to be) a party pooper
vacilar
to party/have a good time/kid or joke
un vacilón
good time, party/comic, entertaining person
(ser) lo máximo
to be awesome/incredible
(ser) descarado/a
to be a scoundrel (?)
a la derecha
to the right
a la izquierda
to the left
derecho
straight ahead
la dirección
address
cerquita
very near (diminutivo)
calle abajo
down the street
la cuadra
a block (Latin America)
la manzana (en España)
a block (apple)
la esquina
corner of two streets
el rincón
corner of two walls
¿cómo?
What?
de mal talante
in a bad mood
encantado/a
(enchanted) pleased to meet you
mucho gusto
pleased to meet you
estar hecho polvo
(made into dust) I'm exhausted
no tener pena (no tenga[s] pena)
(don't have pain) don't be shy [Latin America]
torcer (ue)
to turn (Spain)
sacarlo a uno de un apuro
really helping out (taking out of a pressing difficulty)
desde luego
of course
tener ganas de
to feel like...
por acá
around here