Interesting Slang (Argot)
1. To Go Bad (Going Bad) – “Estropear”
e.g. Don’t leave the meat in the sun, it will go bad!
2. To Beware – “Cuidado”
e.g. Beware of the BBQ; it is very hot and you will burn yourself.
3. To have a “Dark Side” – “Tener un Lado Oscuro”
e.g. Juan is very friendly but he has a dark side. I think it’s best to be careful with him.
4. A “Barbie” – Slang/Argot for “Barbecoa”
e.g. It’s going to be sunny tomorrow so I thought we could go to the beach and have a barbie!
5. To Barf – Slang/Argot for “a Vomitar”
e.g. The plane was moving around so much that I barfed on the person sitting next to me! It was so embarrassing.
6. To be “Nasty” – “Desagradable”
e.g. The man at the restaurant was so nasty! I’m not going to leave him a tip.
7. Raw – “Crudo”
e.g. Make sure you cook the meat properly; I know it looks cooked on the outside, but it could still be raw in the middle!
8. Limbs – “Miembro”
e.g.Beware of the bbq; it’s very hot and you don’t want to burn one of your limbs.
9. To Pour – “Verter”
e.g. I’m going to pour myself a glass of wine – would you like one, too?
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