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arrepentirse
to regret, to be sorry, or to have second thoughts
estar frito/a
to be screwed, to be sunk/in trouble
creerse la divina garza
To think you're hot stuff (the divine heron)
pesado/a
heavy, boring, a drag
fatal
terrible, the pits
pronto
soon, quick
de pronto
suddenly, quickly
por lo pronto
for now, for the moment
requete
an intensifier
echar chispas
to fume, be angry (throw off sparks)
(ser/estar) fatal
to be awful/the pits
estar en la olla (sacar a alguien de la olla)
to be in hot water, in trouble (to be in the pot)
hostigar
to annoy, badger, bug
volver a + infinitive
(to return to + inf), to do (something) again
cuate/cuata
Good pal/friend (Mexico and Central America) - comes from the word twin, which comes from the Náhuatl (Aztec) word cóatl from Quetzalcóatl
O sea
that is...
porfa
por favor
chasgracias
muchas gracias
chogusto
mucho gusto
la tele
televisión
ñero/a
compañero/a
el/la profe
profesor/a
la u
universidad
la depre
depresión
la sobremesa
(on top of the table) Spanish custom of sitting around after a meal talking
¿cómo cree(s/n)?
(How can you think that?) A modest way to respond to a compliment, since "Thank you" is not often used
el piropo
street compliments/cat calls
nada de eso
Not at all/none of that.
de remate
(terminally) hopelessly, completely
tocayo/a
a person with the same first name as yours
ahorita
right now in Peru, Mexico, and Central America; in a little while in Cuba and Venezuela
chapado/a la antigua
old-fashioned
chupar
to drink alcohol (considered vulgar in some regions)
echar flores
to compliment (to throw flowers)
guapo/a
good-looking, attractive
las ínfulas (tener ínfulas de)
airs, pretentious attitude
paracaidista
freeloader (parachutist)
caer bien
to like
caer mal
to dislike
pueblucho
one horse town
-ucho/a
negative, usually something large, ugly or bad in some way
al tiro
(at the throw) right away (Chile)