Translation glossary: Slang, Sayings & Idiomatic Expressions

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(vos) cumplís la reglayou're no exception (to the rule) 
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a puro leñoto club (someone) to death 
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a whole new window on the world(abrió) un mundo de posibilidades 
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atrazar o darle serruchoslow his friend down or cut him out of the picture 
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¿Cómo andás de guita?How (are) you doing on/with money? 
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belt outtocar a todo dar 
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bridge and tunnel crowdsgente que viene de los alrededores 
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cante algo animadillosing something lively/up-beat 
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cerrar la farmaciaclose the barn door 
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cortarle el mambo a alguiento cut someone off 
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dar a volta por cimahe came out on top (as always) 
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De vida o muerte(a matter of) life or death 
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dejar con las ganas a alguiento leave someone wanting more 
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donde hubo fuego cenizas quedanold flames die hard // where there's smoke, there's fire 
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Get off my neck 
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Good grief!¡Santo Dios! / ¡Dios santo! 
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grab-and-dashrobo arrebatando de un (fuerte) tirón 
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ha lechado el pasillo del primer piso con brow de cemento[he or she] (has) cement-grouted the first floor hallway/corredor 
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hacer huelga dedon't fall asleep at the wheel (on the xxx project/with respect to xxx) 
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head-first on the idealanzarme/tirarme de cabeza a esta idea 
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hinchársele los huevosto get the itch [to do it] // to [just] feel like it 
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living high on the hogviviendo a lo grande 
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make doinghace que el acto de hacer (sea) 
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marcar el pulsoset the pace [of] 
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mejor ser cabeza de raton que cola de leonbetter to be queen of bees, than king of fleas 
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most definitelysin duda 
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mudar o jeito dela de serchange her ways 
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nada más salir del puerto(just) as soon as they leave the port 
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no tengo ni puta ideaI don't have any fucking idea 
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pollerudohenpecked 
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pone de pilón afor good measure 
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pony up the fundspagar 
English to Spanish   Social Science, Sociology, Ethics, etc.
pussypanocha (México) 
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roll over in a New York minutedelataría (al que lo había contratado) en un guiño de ojo 
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roll with the punches(saber) enfrentarse a (las) dificultades 
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sharpest tool in the shedno es la más lista de la clase, que digamos / no es ninguna lumbrera 
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the real deal 
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to goose evidencemanipular la evidencia 
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to showcasehacer resaltar (lo bueno) 
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trip over themselvesse apresuraban/se tropezaban por la prisa (que tenían) 
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until we were blue in the facehasta más no poder 
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