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    How do you say "paint ball" in Spanish? I'm referring to the game.

    Example sentence: I played paint ball last weekend with my brother.

    Thanks for your help!

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    I'm from Spain and I usually play paintball. We say it like that, "paintball". We use it also to name the place where you play it, the arena.

    Your sentence translated would be:

    El fin de semana pasado fui al Paintball con mi hermano.

    Little bit more slanged:

    El pasado fin de semana eché un Paintball con mi hermano.

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    Same over here in Mexico, we also say "Paintball".

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    Concuerdo, el uso mas commun es paintball en inglés. La palabra en español es muy poco usada e incluso mucha gente puede que no sepa a que te refieres.

    El paintball (en español ‘bola de pintura’)
    http://es.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paintball
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    Has anyone heard of "gocha"? Someone told me that's the way they say "paintball" in Mexico.

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    Aquí en Venezuela se dice algo como eso, Gotcha, pero no se como se escribe porque parece una palabra en inglés mál pronunciada (Got you)

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    Paintball is also called Gotcha in some English and Spanish speaking countries.

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    Gotcha is definately not used in Spain.

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    Perhaps using Gotcha is a more Latin American thing. In Puerto Rico they use both Gotcha and Paintball. In any case, I think its best not to translate the term since it's so widely used in English. Just make sure to put the word in italics.

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    Paint ball in Argentina, too.

    And it´s so much fun!

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