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55 Cards in this Set

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asesinato
murder
corrupciOn
corruption
divisas
$ from Mexicans in the US sent to Mexico
artesanIas
handicrafts, crafts
narco (narcotraficante)
drug dealer
permiso de maternidad
sabitacial leave
maquila (maquiladoras)
sweat shops (located near Mex/US border-la frontera)
narcos fosas
mass graves for drug gangs
trompa
trunk, MOUTH
chanza
chance, opportunity (sanglish)
petrOleo
petroleum, oil
paisajes
scenery of motrocycle (landscape)
desierto
desert
vegetaciOn
vegetacion
Lucha Libre
wresting (muy popular en Mexico)
soldados
soldiers
chistes
joke
quE onda
what's up (wave)
borracha
drunk woman
pistear
to drink alcohol
terracerIa
caminos de tierras para autos
manglares
mango trees
senote
grotto
hacienda
farm, ranch
nieves
uce cream
hostigamiento sexual
sexual harrasment
ruca
old lady (negative)
lIo
a mess
gUera/o
light skinned
pistola
gun
ahogar
to drown
chavo/chavitor
young person
atrocidades
atrocities
celos
jelousy
lAstima
pity
subestimar
to underestimate
estuche
little bag (for makeup or medicine)
enano
midget (dwarf)
flojera
lazy (mAs formal)
paraIso
paradise
perseguir
to pursue, to follow, to persecute, to chase
PEMEX
PetrOleo mexicano
"No le hagas"
don't be like that, don't be pessimistic
"Se te nota"
you can tell
"Me criE"
I grew up/I was raised
"Puras norteNas"
only northern music
"Andar con alguien"
to go out together- boyfriend/girlfriend
"Me daba flojera explicarte"
It would take too much/long to explain it
"A otro perro con ese hueso"
Another person could believe that, but I don't
"Garganta de Mariachi"
heavyweight. a person able to drink a lot of alcohol w/out getting drunk
"!QuE chido!
fantasic/great/cool
"Matar al indio"
let's kill the indians (indigeneous people)
"Ese rollo"
that stuff
"Ganarme la vida"
to earn a living
"El mundo se va a acabar"
the world will end (implies of the social situation)